“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, Editor-in-Chief of Spectacular Optical Publications, founding director of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies and the Festival Director of Monster Fest in Melbourne, Australia. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, co-founded Montreal microcinema Blue Sunshine, founded the CineMuerte Horror Film Festival (1999-2005) in Vancouver and was the subject of the documentary Celluloid Horror (2005). She has written for Incite: Journal of Experimental Media, Filmmaker, Offscreen, Shindig!, Rue Morgue and Fangoria magazines, has contributed to 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 recently co-edited and published the anthology books KID POWER! (Spectacular Optical, 2014) about kids in cult film and television and Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s. She is currently working on the book A Song From the Heart Beats the Devil Every Time about children’s programming from 1965-1985.


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