Horror Fans in Horror Movies: ‘Scream’ and the Evolution of the Monster Kid

In the ’70s and ’80s, several archetypes emerged in horror, both in its heroes and villains. The most famous of these is the final girl, exemplified by Sally Hardesty, Laurie Strode, and Nancy Thompson among many others. But another hero emerged as well: the monster kid. This was usually a pre-teen boy with an obsession […]

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The Unexpected Gift of ‘Scream 4’! [Horror Queers Podcast]

F*ck with the Original / Hayden Panettiere Is Always Right. It just wouldn’t be a new year without Scream, right? After celebrating the OG Scream on its 25th anniversary back in December (along with seasonal treats like Batman Returns, Fear No Evil, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Witchboard‘s 35th anniversary), Trace and I are FINALLY discussing one […]

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