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Episode 58: Weird Girls - May (2002) & Excision (2012)



In this episode, we are BACK from our break and ready to get bloody with starting our WEIRD GIRL series. We will be discussing Sad Girl Theory and the Female Mutilator in the films MAY (2002) and EXCISION (2012).


Enjoy and welcome to our dark side…


Intro/Outro Music: Kiss of the Creature by Dance with the Dead

Artwork by: Jess Hrycyk

Editing work by: Jessica


LINKS TO PODCAST APPS/WHERE CAN LISTEN:



THE SPINSTER’S LIBRARY

Tunnicliffe, Ava. “Artist Audrey Wollen on the Power of Sadness” Nylon.com https://www.nylon.com/articles/audrey-wollen-sad-girl-theory


Nishimoto, Stacey. “Art Now: Audrey Wollen” Into The Gloss.com https://intothegloss.com/2015/01/audrey-wollen/



Watson, Lucy. “How Girls are Finding Empowerment through being sad online” Dazed Digital.com


Serpa, Rebecka & Savannah Moscon, “What does she see in the serial killer? The psychology of morbid curiosity.” Loins Talk Science.org


Stopenski, Carina. “ Exploring Mutilation: Women, Affect, and the Body Horror Genre” 


Burkeman, Oliver. “The Column will change your life: morbid curiosity” The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/jul/27/morbid-curiosity-change-life-burke


Martin, Kristen. “Why We Love - and Need to Leave Behind - Dead Girl Stories” Lit Hub. https://lithub.com/why-we-love-and-need-to-leave-behind-dead-girl-stories/


Fanelli, Brain. “Lucky McKee’s May and the Retelling of Frankenstein  for the Indie Rom-Com Era”  Bright Lights Film Journal


Britten, Grace. “Excision: Devotion to the Bloody Self” Ghouls Magazine https://www.ghoulsmagazine.com/articles/excision-devotion-to-the-bloody-self


NEXT MONTH’S EPISODE ANNOUNCEMENT:  


Next month we are heading BACK in time to the 1960s for our PART 2 of the KNOW YOUR ROOTS: The Origins of Horror series! 




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