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Actress and model Lydia Hearst joins Funny Or Die's Zack Poitras for a lesson in scare tactics at Knott's Scary Farm (www.knotts.com/scaryfarm) in preparation for Screamfest 2016. Screamfest Horror Film Festival runs October 18th - 27th at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Festival passes and individual tickets available now at https://screamfestla.com/. « less
Zack Poitras: What's up? My name is Zack Poitras.
I'm here with Funny or Die,
Zack Poitras: and we are live at
Knott's Scary Farm in California.
Zack Poitras: Tonight you're going to see a
couple of monsters getting made out of
Zack Poitras: unbelievable make-up,
from unbelievable make-up artists here
Zack Poitras: at Knott's Berry Farm.
And then we're going to go out,
Zack Poitras: and we're going to go scare
some people in the actual park.
Zack Poitras: Now who's we?
I'm talking about a
Zack Poitras: huge horror movie enthusiasts
and ambassador to Screamfest
this year, Lydia Hearst.
Zack Poitras: Lydia, come on out here.
- Whoa, hi.
- Hi guys! How's it going?
- So this is you make-up free?
Zack Poitras: Lydia, I'm worried that
you're bleeding from your face.
Zack Poitras: Do you feel like you're
bleeding from your face?
Lydia Hearst: No, I feel pretty good.
I'm just ready to get out there
Lydia Hearst: and scare
Zack Poitras: Are you wearing
a mask right now?
Lydia Hearst: What gave it away?
Zack Poitras: Man, oh man,
oh man. I knew it.
Zack Poitras: Wait, here we go.
Stripping it off.
Zack Poitras: Oh! Whoa!
Look at that.
Oh my gosh.
Lydia Hearst: I hope you guys are ready to
come with us tonight and
scare some people.
Lydia Hearst: Oh my God! [giggling]
Lydia Hearst: I look so gross.
Zack Poitras: Yeah, I am a dead giraffe.
We know that now.
Jon Cooke: [Jon] We want to see you
guys turn into your monster,
Jon Cooke: so why don't you use your
shoulder and that's leading you,
- so you're going to
dragged by that shoulder.
Zack Poitras: [Zack] We're going to focus
on the Die portion of Funny or Die.
- So, I'm going to hand you these.
Jon Cooke: These are going to help
you achieve that pop scare,
that startling moment.
Zack Poitras: [Zach] Like how would
you come up to me?
- Okay, here we go.
[ growling ]
Zack Poitras: Oh my God! Oh dude.
I totally forgot you had
the clackers on.
Zack Poitras: Lydia, are you most excited
to scare a child or an adult?
Lydia Hearst: I really want to scare some children--
- There you go.
- Is that weird?
Zack Poitras: Yeah, man.
Lydia Hearst, child scarer.
[ screaming ]
Lydia Hearst: It was good.
I think I'm ready. I'm--
[ growling ]
[ Zack yells ]
Zack Poitras: It's so hard
to scare people.
Zack Poitras: Look at these teens.
They're not afraid of anything.
Zack Poitras: Why is it so hard to
scare you guys?
Zack Poitras: You got a big pencil.
You feel like a big man.
I see what's going on.
[ shouting ]
Zack Poitras: This reminds me of
my last yoga class.
- [ Zack yells ]
Zack Poitras: [Zack] We're done
scaring for tonight am I right?
- So we did get some
frights in there.
- You scared some people.
- I got some frights, some jumps,
some screams, some laughs.
Zack Poitras: That's right.
We got a lot of laughs along the
way which is very humbling.
Zack Poitras: You shouldn't be getting
laughs in this place.
Zack Poitras: Oh, thank you. A+.
I give myself a C-
Zack Poitras: but hey,
what are you gonna do?