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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


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Subprime Mortgage Me to Hell!

5/17/2019
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In our latest episode Ash and Jon watch Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell and discuss the Gothic Marxism of the subprime mortgage crisis and witchcraft as direct action. We also take a moment to celebrate the life and times of little known Gothic fanfic writer Karl Marx.

Duration:00:59:23

Lost Transmissions: Mother!

5/11/2019
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Our minds were so completely shattered by Mother! that we wound up recording almost two whole episodes in one go. We've stitched together the remains and brought you the first of Lost Transmissions, our new, and totally sporadic, sampling of cut Horror Vanguard content. Let's get back into the fray of the movie Lenin referred to as: "cinema in decay."

Duration:00:45:05

Episode of Souls

5/3/2019
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Ash and Jon take a break from the world of spooky leftist theory and head to a beachside carnival for some rest and encounters with the ever-present specter of our own mortalities. Are we ghouls exiled from the real? Are we phantoms in our own lives? Are we podcasters trying to explore the politics of the eerie? Is this all just a metaphor for class consciousness? Tune in and find out!

Duration:01:11:27

TEASER Arcane Book Club of Horrors - Men, Women, and Chainsaws by Carol Clover

4/24/2019
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In this episode Ash and Jon discuss the oft referenced classic of spooky academia, Men, Women, and Chainsaws by Carol Clover and as a bonus, they deliver the grisly post-mortem of the Žižek - Peterson debate. To hear all of our Arcane Book Club of Horrors episodes in full, creep on over to our Patreon page and join the SPINEGANG at https://patreon.com/horrorvanguard

Duration:00:03:51

Trve Kvlt Mrxyst Fylm Cryt

4/19/2019
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Ash and Jon are joined by Nestor from Black Banner Magic to talk about Lords of Choas, Black Metal, anti-fascism and much more besides. Follow BBM on Twitter: https://twitter.com/blackbannerpod?lang=en Listen to the show: https://blackbannermagic.libsyn.com/ Listen to hellgayzer: https://hellgayzer.bandcamp.com/releases MUSIC RECS: NECKBEARD DEATHCAMP https://neckbearddeathcamp.bandcamp.com/ DAWN RAY'D https://dawnrayd.bandcamp.com/ FEMINAZGUL https://feminazgul.bandcamp.com/releases GAYLORD...

Duration:01:31:56

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