Documentary Appearances

The Movies “The Eighties” and “The 2000s” episodes (8-part documentary series produced for CNN, June 2019)
Promo sequence from “The 2000s” episodes featuring me discussing the Harry Potter films

Slenderman Stabbing: The Untold Story (feature-length documentary produced for the Reelz Network, January 2019)
Promo video featurning me discussing the origins of Slenderman

Podcast Appearances

Cineversary Episode #60 hosted by Erik J. Martin: Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan. (July 11, 2023)

Cineversary Episode #48 hosted by Erik J. Martin: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. (June 15, 2022)–The-Extra-Terrestrial-40th-anniversary-with-James-Kendrick-and-Caseen-Gaines-e1jv778

Beef Episode #6 hosted by Bridget Todd: “”Jean-Claude Van Damme vs. Steven Seagal” (April 5, 2023)

“Why People Enjoy Being Scared—With S.A. Bradley and James Kendrick, Ph.D.”
Harvesting Happiness podcast hosted by Lisa Cypers Kamen, (October 9, 2019)

Cineversary Episode #36 hosted by Erik J. Martin: Raiders of the Lost Ark. (June 27, 2021)

Cosmoetica Episode #196 hosted by Dan Schneider: “The Public Domain and Zombies.” (May 20, 2017)


“From the Laboratory to the Screen: How Science Inspires Horror Movies”
The Pulse (Feb. 7, 2020)

“Why We Like to Be Scared: Expert Says Horror Films Tend to Reflect the Scariest Aspects of Each Era”
Interview about horror films in Consumer Affairs (Nov. 3, 2017)

“What Makes a Horror Film Scary?”
Video interview about horror films on KCEN-TV (Oct. 31, 2017)

Dan Schneider Video Interview #196: “The Public Domain and Zombies” (May 20, 2017)
Video panel interview with filmmaker and write Philip Brubaker about Carnival of Souls, Last Man on Earth, and Night of the Living Dead conducted by host Dan Schneider

“The Darkness of Steven Spielberg”
Interview about Darkness in the Bliss-Out conducted by Landon Palmer at Film School Rejects (Nov. 14, 2014)

“Waco Film Fest Organizers Aim to Show Depth of Best Horror Films”
Interview about The Dark Mirror horror film festival in The Waco Tribune-Herald (Oct. 15, 2010)

“American Horror Film: James Kendrick and Spiritual Horror Films”
Interview about spiritual horror films on TheoFantastique (Aug. 15, 2010)

“Will New Zombie Film Draw Moviegoers?”
Interview about zombie films on NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report (May 27, 2010)

“James Kendrick: There Will Be Blood”
Interview about Hollywood Bloodshed on Film Threat (June 28, 2009)

Episodes of Word Wise on KWBU (Waco’s NPR, 103.3 FM)

Quotes in Articles

“How Steven Spielberg Felt That Jurassic Park Was ‘Jaws on Land,'” by Gregory Wakeman, BBC (June 12, 2023).

“How Creepy Dolls Like M3GAN Became a Horror Phenomenon” by Megan McCluskey, Time Magazine (January 6, 2023)

“Reese’s Pieces, Flying Bicycles, and a Boy’s Life: Remembering E.T. on Its 40th Anniversary” by Michael Coate, The Digital Bits (Dec. 31, 2022)

“55 of the Best Serial Killer Movies to Watch for a Fright,” by Sarah Lemire, Today (June 27, 2022)

“Taking a Stab at Understanding the “Stupid Teens” Horror Trope” by Whitney Friedlander, Paste Magazine (Oct. 18. 2021)

“It’s Not the Years, It’s the Mileage: Remembering Raiders of the Lost Ark on its 40th Anniversary,” by Michael Coate, The Digital Bits (Oct. 11, 2021)

“Indiana Jones: Harrison Ford’s Icon of Neverending Adventure” by Gina McIntyre Life (2020)

“Why Bly Manor creator Mike Flanagan thinks cellphones are ‘kryptonite’ for horror” by Erin Caron CNet (October 9, 2020)

“Horror Films Have Always Tapped Into Pop Culture’s Most Urgent Fears. COVID-19 Will Be Their Next Inspiration” by Megan McCluskey Time (October 7, 2020)

“Jordan Peele’s Us Shows Horror is Back in the Mainstream” by Elahe Izadi Washington Post (March 22, 2019)

“12 Great Horror Sequels You Shouldn’t Miss” by Michele Debczak. Mental Floss (October 23, 2018)

“Sotheby’s Halloween Auction of ‘The Mummy’ Movie Poster Will Break Records” by Clayton Schuster. Observer  (October 18, 2018)

“Anatomy of a Bomb: What Went Wrong with ‘Lone Ranger'” by Billy Goodykoontz. The Arizona Republic (Aug. 13, 2013)

“Department of Zombie Defense Plans to Take Down the Undead” by Kellie Hwang. The Arizona Republic (Oct. 21, 2012) http// Defense Plans to Take Down the Undead”

“Syfy Sales Team Pitches Its Monster Mashups.” Ad Age (Jan. 17, 2011)

“Zombies Rising” by Megan McConahey. The Press Democrat (Oct. 29, 2010)

“Invasion of the Zombies: Horror Fans Turn to the Living Dead” by Andrew Johnson. The Independent (July 11, 2010)

“What Is the Most Successful Zombie Movie Ever?” by Michael Avila. Life’s Little Mysteries (May 26, 2010)

“Devotion to Soap Operas Handed Down Across Generations” by Stephanie Allmon
Fort Worth Star Telegram (May 6, 2010)

“Making a Comeback: 1984 All Over Again” by Andrew Johnson. The Independent (Jan. 31, 2010)