New Podcast Episode: Beyond the Neon

The latest Beyond the Neon 80s podcast looks at the politics and social trends of the 1980s gave us a wealth of iconic bad guys.

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Show notes

All clips and music used is done so under fair use, for the purposes of historical record, criticism, scholarship and research. Beyond the Neon is a non-profit academic research project and all rights for these inclusions remain with their original creators.


Dickenson, Ben – Hollywood’s new radicalism: war, globalisation and the movies from Reagan to George W. Bush, 2006 I. B. Tauris

Dika, Vera – Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle, 1991 Film Quarterly Vol. 44 issue 4

Kane, Tim – The changing vampire of film and television: a critical study of the growth of a genre, 2006 McFarland & Company

Rose, James – Beyond Hammer: British horror cinema since 1970, 2009 Auteur Publishing

Maddrey, Joseph – Nightmares in red, white and blue: the evolution of the American horror film, 2004 McFarland & Company

Rockoff, Adam – Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film, 1978-1986, 2002 McFarland & Co

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)