Tag: monsters

Ep #74 Colonialism & Monsters:Yasmine Musharbash on Monster Anthropology & Social Transformation

Clair , May 2nd, 2021


The Familiar Strange · Ep #74 Colonialism & Monsters: Yasmine Musharbash on Monster Anthropology & Social Transformation This week Clair brings you an interview with Dr Yasmine Musharbash!…


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Colossal: The 2017 Monster Movie About Abuse You Might Have Missed

Emma Louise Backe , January 19th, 2018


By Emma Louise Backe 2017 was a year for grappling with monstrosity, the deeds and discourses perpetrated by private citizens and public officials, as well as the explosion…


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how to make TV now (the “whole world” approach)

Grant , April 21st, 2016


Natalie Chaidez is the show runner for Hunters (Mondays, 10:00 eastern, SyFy). Recently Sean Hutchinson asked her what she was aiming for. Our idea of aliens is cliched, she replied. She wanted to &#…


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Halloween is for Anthropologists

Emma Louise Backe , October 31st, 2015


By Emma Louise Backe Halloween, it seems, was made for anthropologists. While many anthropologists devote their time in the field to studying supernatural belief systems, arcane rituals or…


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Frightening Fictions: Lore Podcast Review

Emma Louise Backe , August 28th, 2015


By Emma Louise Backe Journalists are widely speculating that we live in the “Golden Age” of podcasts, ushered in by the success of podcasts like Serial or Invisibilia….


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