Jun 4, 2018
We look at giant-bug movie Tarantula, which actually has a lot to say about small towns and the real fear of radioactivity. Plus we discuss whether there ever can be something "so bad it's good."
Jun 2, 2018
Welcome to the new home of the California Tiki Podcast!
Hosts Adam Foshko and Jason Henderson will be discussing Tiki Culture in the runup to the release of our new book California Tiki from the History Press.
What is California Tiki?
After World War II, suburbs proliferated around California cities as returning...
May 22, 2018
Gary Rhodes talks about his new book culled from thousands of primary sources and long-unseen illustrations, The Birth of the American Horror Film. The book explores the influence of horror-themed literature, theatre and visual culture in America, and how that context established a foundation for films produced between...
May 21, 2018
We look at a film that set the vocabulary for paranoid film from its release in 1956 to today: the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers starring Kevin McCarthy.
May 14, 2018
We cover the paranoid SF movie with the strange name, I Married a Monster from Outer Space-- a movie rife with subtext about homophobia, gender roles, and the claustrophobia of small-town America.