AMP Episode 11 - The Thing

AMP Episode 11 - The Thing

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If a thing of beauty is a joy forever, is The Thing a thing of beauty or a joy forever? If a mustache falls in the tundra... does anybody hear it? Is that hat standard arctic expedition wear? Just how safe might you be when snuggled up into that magnificent beard? Discuss. DasDingTwo

© Diane Arbus

Twins from "The Shining"

Diane Arbus (b. 1923, New York; d. 1971, New York) A Jewish giant at home with his parents in the Bronx, N.Y.C., 1970 Gelatin-silver print 15 x 15 in. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Photography Collection

Mentioned in this episode: Marie Mulvey Roberts - A Spook Ride on Film: Carpenter and the Gothic Stephen Prince - Dread, Taboo, and The Thing: Toward a Social Theory of the Horror Film Gloria Anzaldúa - Borderlands Katarzyna Marciniak - Alienhood Jodi Dean - Aliens in America Carl Freedman - Critical Theory in Science Fiction Diane Arbus Judith Butler - Diane Arbus - Surface Tensions Judith Butler - Gender Trouble Susan Sontag - Freak Show Nancy Burson - Guys Who Look Like Jesus

Supreme and extremely epic thanks as always go to our producer the amazing Matt Campbell.

AMP Episode 12 - Flight of the Navigator

AMP Episode 12 - Flight of the Navigator

AMP Episode 10 - Aliens

AMP Episode 10 - Aliens