“I’m the Thing Monsters Have Nightmares About” – Making the Case for Sarah Michelle Gellar as a Horror Icon

Jamie Lee Curtis was not the first horror heroine to make an impact, but she’s largely considered the quintessential scream queen. Following the success of her 1978 debut in John Carpenter’s Halloween, she starred in an unparalleled run of horror cult classics between 1980 and 1981: The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train, Road Games, and […]

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A Wacky, Broadway Nightmare: Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s ‘Once More, With Feeling’ Turns 20

I admit: I was only a casual Buffy the Vampire Slayer viewer. During the show’s run (1997-2003), I tuned it on occasion, finding great delight in Sarah Michelle Gellar’s wonderfully empowering turn as the titular vampire hunter, but it was never an obsession among my core group of friends. I have, of course, come around […]

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20 Years Later, “Buffy’s” Musical Episode Is Still Worth Singing About! [Horror Queers Podcast]

Spontaneous Comburst. We’re only a few weeks into November, but we’re not letting the post-Halloween doldrums get us down. After celebrating our 150th (!!!) episode last week with The Lost Boys, we’re dedicating this week to a whole different anniversary: Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s amazing musical episode, “Once More, With Feeling,” which turned 20 last week. […]

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