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Welcome to the Queer Horror Cult, a podcast for deconstructing, analyzing, and just talking love of horror, genre, and cult cinema from a queer perspective. Join us as we discuss individual films, franchises, film movements, sub-genres, themes and aesthetics, and engage in interviews and round-table discussions.
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Welcome to the Queer Horror Cult, a podcast for deconstructing, analyzing, and just talking love of horror, genre, and cult cinema from a queer perspective. Join us as we discuss individual films, franchises, film movements, sub-genres, themes and aesthetics, and engage in interviews and round-table discussions.
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    #079 - Femboy Meets World

    #079 - Femboy Meets World

    Ahoy! This week, Lori and Aria talk gender essentialism, how it fuels bigotry, and how it can be used to subvert itself, as they dive into the French queer arthouse morass of sexual confusion and gender collapse. So kick back with your fave takeout from femboy hooters, and all aboard for a voyage into the spoiler-filled territory of deconstructing "The Wild Boys" (2017)!
    Audio clip from "Frankenhooker" (1990).

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    • 55 min
    #078 - Hunky Boys Don't Cry

    #078 - Hunky Boys Don't Cry

    Oh boy. Pride month is once again upon us, so we're back at it. Let's ease back into things with a conversation about some of the most fun we've had in the past year as we take a look at Canada's own PG: Psycho Goreman (2020).
    Audio clips from The Cure - "Boys Don't Cry" and "PG: Psycho Goreman" (2020)

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    • 49 min
    #077 - I Think I'm Paranoid

    #077 - I Think I'm Paranoid

    This week, Aria and Lori are putting on their tinfoil hats, pulling out their fillings, and burning off their fingerprints with a look at three paranoid horror films. Films discussed are "The Thing" (1982), "Bug" (2006), and "Someone's Watching Me!" (1978).
    Audio clip from "The Wrong Guy" (1997).

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    • 57 min
    #076 - E.T. the Extractivist-Terrestrial

    #076 - E.T. the Extractivist-Terrestrial

    This week, Aria and Lori get political as they look at the topic of resource extraction, expansionism, and colonialism in terms of the films "Alien" (1979), "Congo" (1995), and "Underwater" (2020).
    Audio clip from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (2008).

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    • 58 min
    #075 - Terminally Online

    #075 - Terminally Online

    This week, Aria and Lori pull themselves away from the internet long enough to talk about the internet. Movies discussed are "Pulse" (2001), "Pulse" (2006), "The Card Player" (2004), and "Open Windows" (2014).
    Audio clip from "Kids' Guide to the Internet" (1997).

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    • 56 min
    #074 - Wild Beasts and Where to Find Them

    #074 - Wild Beasts and Where to Find Them

    This week Lori and Aria look at some truly inexplicable films, all centred around big cats. Movies discussed are "Wild Beasts" (1984), "Roar" (1981), and the Netflix mini-series "Tiger King" (2020).
    Audio clip from "The Making of Roar"

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    • 1 hr 2 min

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