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Psychobilly: Subcultural Survival by Kimberly Kattari (2020)

Psychobilly: Subcultural Survival by Kimberly Kattari (2020)

A 1980s blend of several earlier subcultures and youth movements such as punk, new wave, skinhead, rockabilly and even in part Goth, by the name of “psychobilly” is under the microscope here, mostly in an American context. The most important modern subcultures originated in England, so did psychobilly, with all the lore, idols, hangouts such […]

Giant Creatures in Our World by Camille D. G. Mustachio and Jason Barr (eds.) (2017)

Giant Creatures in Our World by Camille D. G. Mustachio and Jason Barr (eds.) (2017)

Even as today every few years or so new films with giant monsters hit the cinemas, the „kaiju“ (“strange beast/creature”) genre is mostly belittled or ridiculed in academic discussion and film studies as well. This situation was not quite satisfying for this book’s editors Mustachio and Barr; considering the fact that the kaiju film exists […]