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Paranormal Horror

A taxonomy that breaks down the horror genre into a moderately comprehensive collection of sub-genres, each with their own list of must-see films. This section deals specifically with paranormal horror films.

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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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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 5)

The final installment for this blog series wraps up my discussion of Portrait of a Zombie and covers zombies, gender, and hermeneutical phenomenology.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 4)

This installment covers haunting as a contagion and begins my discussion of Bing Bailey’s 2012 film Portrait of a Zombie.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 3)

This installment discusses gender identity, Irish folklore, and formal experimentation in The Drowning Girl.

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Episode 3: Shining Potentiality

After a much-longer-than-expected hiatus, here’s the third podcast in the Everything is Liminal series! It covers The Cold War, gender, haunting, and radical political potentiality in The Shining.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 2)

This installment delves into the intersections of gender and sexuality in The Drowning Girl. Further this installment analyses where gender and sexuality intersect with mental illness and haunting in The Drowning Girl.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 1)

This installment previews the concepts and ideas to be explored in this blog series, and critically addresses constructions of monolithic identities, especially problematic notion of a singular, normative, Irish identity.

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Vampires, Ghosts, and Faeries, Oh My

This blog will primarily be concerned with questions of nationality, colonialism, and horror in Irish literature and cinema.

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