monsters

The Thing With No Name

Rounding out his trilogy of shows about the macabre, Nathan talks about "The Thing With No Name"--Frankenstein,The Terminator,HAL9000 from Kubrick's 2001--stories about human inventions gone wrong, parallels to the myth of Prometheus.

Bloodsucking Fiends

Continuing the ramp-up to Halloween, Nathan talks about vampires and what they represent in the popular imagination.

Lecter & Dexter: Halloween Horror

With Halloween coming up, a discussion of monsters - and in particular, serial killers - seemed a propos. Nathan talks about Psycho's Norman Bates, Hannibal Lecter from The Silence of the Lambs, and Dexter,and their real-life counterparts.

The Apocalypse

Recent movies like World War Z and Pacific Rim prompt questions about our (and especially Hollywood's) fascination with the end of the world. Recorded at the 2013 Western Conservative Summit.