Ep. 35: Halloween (1978) - The Boogeyman

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This year is the 40th Anniversary of John Carpenter's Halloween! In honor of that, we'll be discussing some behind the scenes trivia, Laurie Strode as the original badass screen queen, the fears of domesticity, innocence lost, and stabbing the patriarchy in the eye with a wire hanger! Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com Thanks to our sponsors at Recess Coffee! Buy some coffee here: www.recesscoffee.com Resources: Lukic, Marko, Pandzic, Maja, Americana: Dreading the White Picket Fences: Domesticity and the Suburban Horror Film. The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to Present; Hollywood Rasmussen, Randy. Psycho, The Birds, and Halloween: The Intimacy of Terror in Three Classic Films. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2014. 220 pp. Softcover. ISBN: 978-0-7864-7883-5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halloween_(1978_film) https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/10/the-making-of-john-carpenters-halloween/ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/10394340/John-Carpenter-Halloweens-a-very-simple-film.html https://cup.columbia.edu/book/halloween/9781906733797 https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/halloween-1979 http://screenprism.com/insights/article/what-tropes-and-themes-did-halloween-help-introduce-to-the-horror-genre http://screenprism.com/insights/article/halloween-tropes-explained-final-girl-death-by-sex http://mentalfloss.com/article/59788/15-terrifying-facts-about-john-carpenters-halloween

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