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Horror Things: 5 Movies about Cursed, Possessed, and Haunted Objects

Five films to help you jump into the haunted object sub-genre.

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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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Haunted Memes Film List

Five films that define and develop the “Haunted Memes” horror sub-genre.

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Sites of Rupture and Irish Decolonialism

In this podcast I talk about the importance of oral communication to the history of Irish de/colonialism. I’m analyzing Eimear McBride’s novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, the TV programs The Late Late Show and Give My Head Peace, and the movies The Wind that Shakes the Barley and The Magdalene Sisters.

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Ghost Film List

List of must-see films for the Ghost section of my taxonomy of horror sub-genres.

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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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Paranormal Film List

List of 5 paranormal horror films that either solidify or challenge sub-genre conventions.

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Sex, Death, and Paperbacks: The History of Giallo Cinema

This podcast kicks off the newest series on art house horror! In this episode, I’m talking about the history of giallo cinema and analyzing Sergio Martino’s 1972 film, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key.

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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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