“HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN” on Rue Morgue Podcast


Spectacular Optical EIC and author Kier-La Janisse drops by Rue Morgue Radio’s ‘Hell Kitchen’ for an introspective chat about writing her autobiographical topography of female neurosis in horror & exploitation cinema, House of Psychotic Women. The episode will be running in three parts due to its rather comprehensive nature.

To download the episode, click HERE
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Or livestream the Podcast HERE: http://rue-morgue.com/2014/01/episode-145-house-of-psychotic-women-vol-i/

Also, House of Psychotic Women is the theme for this month’s Ludovico Film Institute, the official film society of The Mortuary horror forum:  http://the-mortuary.com/showthread.php?t=33366

About the author:

Kier-La Janisse

Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, the founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies and Owner/Editor-in-Chief of Spectacular Optical. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin, Texas, co-founded Montreal microcinema Blue Sunshine, founded the CineMuerte Horror Film Festival in Vancouver (1999-2005) and was the subject of the documentary Celluloid Horror (2005). She has written for Filmmaker, Shindig!, Incite: Journal of Experimental Media, Rue Morgue and Fangoria magazines, has contributed to The Scarecrow Movie Guide (Sasquatch Books, 2004) and Destroy All Movies!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film (Fantagraphics, 2011), and is the author of A Violent Professional: The Films of Luciano Rossi (FAB Press, 2007) and House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films (FAB Press, 2012). She co-edited Spectacular Optical Book One: KID POWER! with Paul Corupe, and is currently writing A Song From the Heart Beats the Devil Every Time, an epic tome about children's programming in the counterculture era.


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