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The Problem with Bi-Curious and the Virgin: Heteronormativity, Biphobia, and MTV’s Scream

In this stand-alone podcast I talk about the complicated politics of representation and sexuality in MTV’s Scream.

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My other podcast on Scream can be found here: https://openivorytower.org/2016/12/22/episode-6-scream-and-the-meta-final-girl/

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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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Backwoods Horror Films List

Horror list focused on rural/urban conflict that includes historical and recent films.

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Fictional Crime Film List

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

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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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