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Ash and Jon are your guides as we delve through the crypts of Leftist politics and Horror films

Ash and Jon are your guides as we delve through the crypts of Leftist politics and Horror films
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United Kingdom

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Ash and Jon are your guides as we delve through the crypts of Leftist politics and Horror films

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English


Episodes

Mother! (Tell Your Movies Not to Be This Way)

4/4/2019
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Ash and Jon accidentally watched Darren Aronofsky's Mother!

Duration:01:19:07

Chewing on Human(e) Meat with Mexie

3/24/2019
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Mexie joined the spinegang to talk about Julia Ducournau's 2016 film, 'Raw.' We cover alienation, vegan politics and much more besides. Mexie on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCepkun0sH16b-mqxBN22ogA Vegan Vanguard: http://veganvanguardpodcast.com/ Support the Vegan Vanguard on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/veganvanguard Dr. Melanie Joy: The Secret Reason We Eat Meat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao2GL3NAWQU

Duration:01:22:09

There is a Black Tower Which Haunts Us All

3/8/2019
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It was Ash's birthday so we got super existential by watching a weird British art-horror film. What is the black tower? How do we survive the bleak alienation of late capitalism? All that, and more besides on this episode!

Duration:01:09:11

Mistress of the Left

2/28/2019
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For Women in Horror Month, we turn to one of the icons of horror culture, the Mistress of the Dark and working-class hero, Elvira. We talk sex positivity, horror culture, working-class aspiration and spooky fight against the patriarchy!

Duration:01:06:03

Horror Wants to Do Things to Your Body

2/14/2019
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It's the most romantic day of the year and Jon and Ash talk unions, labor, and the affective power of horror. What does it take to combat a pickaxe-wielding killer? Why is capitalism slowly destroying small-town America and most importantly, just how dreamy is Jensen Ackles? Get ready to FEEL!

Duration:01:07:11

Portrait of the Slasher as a Young Lobster

1/18/2019
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Is Rob Zombie's Halloween remake any good? What does Rob Zombie have to offer as a director and what does all this have to do with lobsters? All these questions and MORE will be settled as Jon and Ash deal with another version of Halloween!

Duration:01:33:47

A Slasher in the Panopticon

1/4/2019
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Happy new year comrades! We start 2019 with one of the finest horror films of the twentieth century as Jon and Ash talk John Carpenter's Halloween, the horrors of suburbia, violence and absent subjectivities. Prepare to get spooky!

Duration:00:58:52

Horror Vanguard: Lacanian Mogwai Mayhem

12/14/2018
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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Jon & Ash turn to a classic of Christmas cinema, talking about revolutionary action, the Frankfurt School, Deleuze, and the greatest Mogwai of them all, Slavoj Zizek.

Duration:01:10:00

Horror Vanguard: The Holiday Season Spooktacular

11/30/2018
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Welcome to the Horror Vanguard! Ash and Jon discuss a seasonal, spooky horror classic. Topics include gentrification, Marxist feminism, the function of horror in the critique of capitalism and much more besides. Show notes: Silvia Federici, "Wages for Housework" https://caringlabor.wordpress.com/2010/09/15/silvia-federici-wages-against-housework/ Silvia Federici, "Caliban and the Witch" https://libcom.org/files/Caliban%20and%20the%20Witch.pdf

Duration:01:00:15