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Freaks and Psychos 002: Freaks

Freaks and Psychos: The Disability in Horror Podcast

Release Date: 10/18/2020

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AnDread and author Vicious Victor Rodriguez dive into one of the show’s namesakes, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960). We discuss mental illness in horror, the Other, and the film’s shifting perspectives and sympathies. Also reviews of the Psychoanalysis Podcast and Robert Bloch’s 1959 novel that inspired the film. Show Notes available at freaksandpsychospodcast.com/episode005

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AnDread talks in-depth with film critic Angela M. Smith about Tod Browning's controversial 1932 classic, Freaks.

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In this introductory episode, Andread explains his personal connections with disability and horror, explains why the topic is important, clarifies his definitions of disability and horror, and gives an overview of the history. http://freaksandpsychospodcast.com/episode001/

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AnDread talks in-depth with film critic Angela M. Smith about Tod Browning's controversial 1932 classic, Freaks.

Show Notes for Episode 002