May 25, 2018
Today we dive into the classic Texas Chainsaw Massacre to
discuss why it has been so influential and what it can tell us
about capitalism and class conflict. Tyler is doing the show
notes this week so look out its gonna be a rough ride.
3:15 Tyler also mentions Atlas Obscura. Its really rad
and you can follow them on Twitter here
or buy the latest edition here
There stuff is really well researched and bad ass. He also
mentions that the book feels pretty similar to the book featured in
the latest Laird Barron novel on Pseudopod. The Last part
just dropped today. It is narrated by the wonderful John
5:00 Mikee discusses self published stuff. You can
totally self publish on sites like Lulu Press
when you do submit it to us. Maybe will be read and review
here to submit
7:25 On Dark Corners of the Web Tyler discusses the website
and their huge selection of horror that they have. It really
is pretty comprehensive and diverse.
12:08 Do not forget that you can get a whole month free of
Shudder just be using the promo code "Signal" or
by clicking the link.
21:01 Tyler talks about a really interesting article about The
Chainsaw Massacre and Foodways (Which he does a pretty bad ass job
of making up a definition to). It is titled Cannibalism,
Class, and Power: A Foodways Analysis of The Texas Chainsaw
Massacre Series by Mark Bernard Published in Food, Culture and
Society in September of 2011. You
can read the entire paper here.
22:30 Tyler also discusses an Atlantic article about urban
food deserts. Just in case you missed it, The Atlantic is
Tyler's go to periodical when he cannot remember which online news
source he was reading when he stumbled across the actual
Anyway here it is it
is actually from the Atlantic this
39:45-Tyler and Mike talk a lot about Hillbilly Elegy.
Its a super good book. You
should buy it
53:00. The second article is really good but also really
deep. Cannibalistic Capitalism and other American Delicacies:
A Bataillean Taste of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre by Naomi Merritt
and was featured in Film-Philosophy in 2010.
You read it and then tell Tyler why he is