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18 Jun

Chapter on The Wizard of Gore as LA Noir in the Making

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I will be contributing a chapter to Cindy Miller & Jim Ward's edited volume Urban Netherworlds: Noir and Neo-Noir New York and Los Angeles in Film, which will focus on the remake of The Wizard of Gore. For the abstract, click 'read more'.

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08 Jun

Animal Avatar Jaws Unleashed

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Here's Saturday's conference paper announced about a month ago. Apparently, I put this presentation to paper for a change. As a result, I can share it here. However, it will probably the last paper I'll ever put to paper—I have truly come to detest reading them ...

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08 May

Paper at "Sea Creatures" Symposium

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I'll be presenting a paper at the one-day symposium "Beasts of the Deep: Sea Creatures and Popular Culture" at St. Mary's University, Twickenham, London, on June 4. The paper will be on the animal avatar in Jaws Unleashed. For the abstract, click 'read more'.

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28 Apr

Another Hannibal Chapter in the Making

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I'm starting to work on a new Hannibal chapter, tentatively titled "'An Art Form that Honors the Taste and Aesthetic of What We Eat': The Art of Murder and the Art of Television in Hannibal," slated for publication in Nicholas Yanes and Kyle Moody's volume Eating the Rude: Hannibal Lecter and the Fannibals, Criminals, and Legacy of America's Favorite Cannibal. I'll post a draft of another Hannibal essay in a few days.

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03 Mar

Chapter on Styrian No-Budget Horror

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Another chapter on eco-horror in the making; this time on an Austrian movie for a volume on European B-horror.

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