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July 2016

Episode 5: Ms. Ives, The New Old Final Girl

Penny Dreadful, having premiered at South by Southwest and airing on Showtime, is a “quality TV” version of episodic horror.

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Why Monsters? Reaction, Regression, and 1970s Jekyll/Hyde

Discussion of the beginnings of horror film history, in this post looking specifically at feminist/queer history and Hammer Horror.

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Episode 4: Women on the Darknet

Darknet is an adaptation of the Japanese series Torihada (2010-present), and exists as something between a web series, an interactive TV anthology, and a Canadian network series.

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