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“Heroic Vampire Bullshit”: Lesbian Desire, Vampires, and Queerness across Iterations of Carmilla

In this episode I discuss queerness, political potential, and iterations of Joseph Sheridan La Fanu’s Carmilla.

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Sonic Horror Geographies: Hush (2016), Gender, and Disability

This stand-alone episode looks at Mike Flanagan’s 2016 film Hush. Hush is a horror film about Maddie, a young writer who is deaf and mute and who has recently moved to a secluded cabin in the woods. The film details one harrowing night when a serial killer arrives at her home.

Content Notice: This podcast contains discussions of rape, gendered violence, graphic depictions of injury and physical/mental harm, ableism, and imprisonment, as well as audio clips from the film that some listeners may find disturbing.

This podcast was originally published on The Coachella Review’s blog which can be found here: http://thecoachellareview.com/wordpress/2017/03/24/sonic-horror-geographies-hush-gender-and-disability/

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