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For those of you who’ve followed my podcast for a while, you may already be aware that I’m heading into my second year of a PhD program at the University of Pittsburgh in Film Studies and English, so I’ve had next-to-no time to put new content out here.

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The Surveillance State Just Won’t Quit: Control, Time, and Horror TV 2014-Present

To wrap up my series on TV horror, I’m talking about surveillance in both abstract and concrete terms.

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Catching Up: TV Horror Meets Cinematic Horror

Classic horror influences on The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, and Hannibal.

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Is There Blood In My Hair?: True Blood, Supernatural, and Interpretations of Crisis

This blog continues my series on the history and development of TV horror. I’m taking an industrial, thematic, and fan theory approach to analyzing True Blood and Supernatural.

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Murder Will Out: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Teenage Cynicism

On late ’90s and early ’00s TV horror and centuries-old traditions of superstitions regarding murder.

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Neoliberalism Ate My Democracy, Or 1980s and 90s Cult TV

A brief explanation of what neoliberalism is, how it developed, and its influence on television horror in the 1980s and 90s.

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Horror TV History: Censorship, Anxiety, and the Cold War

The first installment in a series looking at the development of the horror genre on TV.

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Why Monsters? Bugs and the 1990s’ Domestication of Horror

Discussion of the beginnings of horror film history, in this post looking specifically at gender, race, bugs, and the 1990s.

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