Gary L. Pullman's thoughtful blog on the theory and practice of horror writing had a nice write-up of my comments on psychoanalytic theory and the horror genre from Knowing Fear. I can't do the piece justice in a few sentences. Part I is an excellent read and well worth the time,though I am less enthusiastic about Part II, which focuses on providing Christian interpretations of horror.
I am an author and researcher focusing on pop culture, science, and history. Bylines: New Republic, Esquire, Slate, etc. There's more about me in the About Jason tab.
Enter your email below to subscribe to my newsletter for updates on my latest projects, blog posts, and activities, and subscribe to Culture & Curiosities, my Substack newsletter.
Terms & Conditions
Please read all applicable terms and conditions before posting a comment on this blog. Posting a comment constitutes your agreement to abide by the terms and conditions linked herein.