What is the “Female Gaze?" Part 1
The full version of this episode is only available through Patreon or Spotify Subscriptions. Video art professor Sid Branca joins me once again for a lengthy discussion, this time on the elusive concept of "The Female Gaze?" The full version of this episode is only available to Patrons. Edited by Alice Wiche Music: Sans Toi and La Joueuse from the film Cleo 5 to 7
April 01, 2022
FULL VERSION What is the "Female Gaze?"
A Patreon/Spotify subscription exclusive! Video art professor Sid Branca joins me once again for a lengthy discussion, this time on the elusive concept of "The Female Gaze?" Edited by Alice Wiche Music: Sans Toi and La Joueuse from the film Cleo 5 to 7
March 31, 2022
FULL VERSION What is the "Male Gaze?"
For this special episode, film and video art professor Sid Branca joins me for a nearly 2 and a half hour rigorous discussion on the concept of the "Male Gaze." We use Laura Mulvey's famous essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" and take it to task.
February 26, 2022
What is the "Male Gaze?" Part I
For this special episode, film and video art professor Sid Branca joins me for a nearly 2 and a half hour rigorous discussion on the concept of the "Male Gaze." We use Laura Mulvey's famous essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" and take it to task. The first part is available for free, but you'll need to sign up for my Patreon for the rest: patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo.
February 25, 2022
FULL VERSION What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Queer NOLA Witch Lizxnn Cobalt Chrome joins me in celebration of SINISTER SISTERS month to discuss this legendary horror film. This was a juicy 2 hour episode that is only available in full to Patrons and Spotify subscribers.
January 28, 2022
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) Part I
Queer NOLA Witch Lizxnn Cobalt Chrome joins me in celebration of SINISTER SISTERS month to discuss this legendary horror film. This was a juicy 2 hour episode. I’m offering the first hour free for your enjoyment, but if you want the whole discussion, you’ll have to sign up for my Patreon at Patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo or through Spotify subscriptions. Remember on my Patreon I offer a whole host of bonus content, including bonus episodes, a newsletter with my recommendations of the month in reading, music, film, and kink, and live film screenings hosted by yours truly. And I now have a Discord and a Book Club! We have our own little community there. I hope you’ll join us. That’s patren.com/girlsgutsgiallo. Enjoy the show!
January 28, 2022
LATE Bonus Episode December 2021: Titane (2021)
Sorry for the late bonus episode! Don't worry, you're still getting another this month. To celebrate Monstrous Birth, I spoke to co-host of Black Girl Film Club podcast, Brittney Brinson. We share our thoughts on the movie Titane and I talk about Barbara Creed.
January 05, 2022
Monstrous Feminine in Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien³ (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997)
Queer artist, hole enthusiast, and instigator Nayland Blake joins me for a gooey discussion on the first four Alien films. We use Barbara Creed's seminal text "The Monstrous Feminine" as a framework for our analyses. Holes are wrecked, primal scenes are witnessed, and it's all very slimy.
December 31, 2021
An Erotic Thriller Revue! Part II
Justin LaLiberty of Vinegar Syndrome joins me for a broad discussion of the erotic thriller genre. This is Part II of that discussion.
November 26, 2021
An Erotic Thriller Revue! Part I
Justin LaLiberty of Vinegar Syndrome joins me for a broad discussion of the erotic thriller genre. Part II is available through Spotify subscription or at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo.
November 26, 2021
You've waited long enough! FREAKY writer Michael Kennedy and horror maven Renee Bever join me to celebrate the spookiest season. This is the first time I've ever had two guests on the podcast at once! On this episode, we discuss the 1990s teen horror sensation, Wes Craven's Scream! Facts are shared, revelations are had, third wave feminism is discussed. Make sure you sign up for my Patreon for that sweet bonus content.
October 29, 2021
Halloween Franchise Ranking Bitch Fest
I'm joined once again by podcast host and filmmaker Lucé Tomlin-Brenner for a juicy 2 hour discussion of the Halloween series. We use our thoughts on Halloween Kills as a jumping off point for a discussion on the series as a whole. Lots of laughter and bitching await you. I made this one extra long as a Halloween treat. Yeah This episode is only available via Spotify paid subscription or on my Patreon.
October 28, 2021
July 2021 Bonus Episode: Depicting Charles Manson
For this very special juicy July bonus episode, video artist and editor Mason Buck joined me for a discussion of how Charles Manson has been depicted in film since the beginning of the 1970s. We discuss what he has meant for viewers and filmmakers who have used his image and crimes, and how those representations have changed over time. Notable films we discuss are Helter Skelter (1975), The Manson Family (2003), Charlie Says (2019), and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). Hit that button to subscribe! This episode is only available through Spotify subscriptions or on my Patreon.
September 10, 2021
Rosemary's Baby (1968) Part II
Lucé and I return with the rest of our discussion about Rosemary's Baby. Content note for discussions of rape and abuse. Subscribe to my Patreon at Patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo
September 03, 2021
August 2021 Bonus Episode: Thirteen (2003)
In honor of Larry Clark month on the Patreon, I discuss Thirteen, a movie heavily inspired by his work, with journalist Kelsey Chapman. We talk production history and critical reception as well as dish on our own personal experiences as teenage bad girls. This is an honest and raw conversation about teenage sexuality, drug use, and self harm. This episode is available via subscription on Spotify or at Patreon.com/GirlsGutsGiallo exclusively.
August 27, 2021
Rosemary's Baby (1968) Part I
I'm back! You've all been so patient so you're in for a real treat. Comedienne and podcaster Lucé Tomlin-Brenner joins me once again for a detailed discussion of Rosemary's Baby. It is perhaps one of the most famous horror films of all time, shrouded in mysterious curses and dark 1960s counterculture history. We discuss reckoning with Roman Polanski's legacy of artistry and misogyny as feminist survivors, the occult boom of the late 1960s, why Mia Farrow upsets me, Charles Manson, and so much more. If you like what I do and you miss weekly episodes, consider signing up for my Patreon at Patreon.com/GirlsGutsGiallo where I post bonus content and host screenings.
August 13, 2021
Hellraiser (1987) Part II
Tina Horn returns to finish our discussion on Clive Barker's Hellraiser. Sign up for more content at Patreon.com/GirlsGutsGiallof
June 18, 2021
Hellraiser (1987) Part I
Part I of one of the most requested films for Girls, Guts, & Giallo! Famous pervert Tina Horn of Why Are People Into That?! joins me to discuss Clive Barker's opus: Hellraiser (1987)! In part one of this lengthy discourse, we discuss the production, the novella it's based on (Hellbound Heart), and why sadomasochism is an essential theme of the film. Stay tuned for part two next month. Sign up for my patreon at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo for more juicy content.
May 28, 2021
Bonus Episode Teaser: The Duke of Burgundy (2014)
For this month's bonus episode, I discuss the film I've been asked to cover the most! To celebrate hedonism month, I gave Sarah Fonseca a ring to dive into the agonizingly beautiful, kinky film, 'The Duke of Burgundy' (2014)! Sign up at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo to access to full hour and 15 minute long episode.
April 09, 2021
Spring Breakers (2012)
I'm back after a much needed break from main podcast episodes! For this new episode, I talked to music journalist Suzy Exposito about Harmony Korine's film, "Spring Breakers." We discuss themes related to whiteness and cultural tourism, culture at the beginning of the 2010s, and what Britney Spears represents to millennials. If you're missing more podcast episodes from me, be sure to subscribe to my Patreon at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo for bonus episodes and screenings.
March 20, 2021
The Devils (1971)
Horror writer Gretchen Felker-Martin joins me to discuss her favorite film, Ken Russell's extremely controversial nasty, "The Devils." We talk about the ethics of the film's production, horny nuns, and why we love this outrageous movie so much.
January 08, 2021
Comedienne and podcaster Lucé Tomlin-Brenner joins me for an extremely juice discussion on David Cronenberg's fetish fest, "Crash." Buckle up, because this is one is quite a ride. This episode was originally released as a bonus on my Patreon.
December 18, 2020
Deep Red (1975)
Artist and writer Drusilla Adeline joins me for a discussion on Dario Argento's most famous film. This episode was originally a bonus episode on my Patreon that I've decided to release in honor of the late Daria Nicolodi. If you love giallo history and lots of gender analysis, give it a listen.
November 27, 2020
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Black studies scholar and performance artist Zalika U. Ibaorimi joins me for an in depth discussion of Kasi Lemmon's masterpiece. Sign up for my patreon at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo
October 30, 2020
Tina Horn returns to dissect Terry Gilliam's cult classic about failed, dystopian bureaucracy. It's a long one, folks! Buckle up.
September 04, 2020
Sugar Hill (1974)
Maria De Paula Vázquez, one of the programmers and volunteers at London Deptford Cinema, joins me to discuss the blaxploitation horror film Sugar Hill. We discuss hybrid horror/blaxploitation, the difference between voodoo zombies and contagion zombies, and revenge film cycles.
August 14, 2020
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Video artist and filmmaker Danica Uskert joins me to discuss the controversial masterpiece directed by Nagisa ōshima. I give a brief history on erotic Japanese cinema, Danica enlightens us on the details of the real Abe Sada case, and we dive deep into the plot and symbolism of one of our favorite films.
July 31, 2020
Recorded pre-quarantine, I join film critic Sarah Fonseca in her luxurious Brooklyn bedroom to dish about this film noir classic. We talk femme fatales and the specific way gay men objectify women as "muses." This episode pairs nicely with the June Patreon bonus episode Sarah and I recorded on the work of director Shirley Clarke. Sign up at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo to hear it!
July 03, 2020
The Vampire Lovers (1970)
Happy Pride! What a delight. I'm joined by fellow lesbian vampire Miss Malice! Double your trouble, double your fun. We talk bout one of my favorite lesbian vampire films, a gothic Hammer production starring sex symbol Ingrid Pitt. Listen to us gush over this sexy cinema treat.
June 19, 2020
The Cell (2000)
Illustrator Sakari Singh and I analyze this early 2000s, sci-fi horror anomaly directed by Tarsem Singh. We discuss surrealism, animation, the whitewashing of Jennifer Lopez, and fear-mongering in the crime thriller genre hits of the era. Subscribe to my Patreon at Patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo for bonus content and livestreams!
May 29, 2020
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
Associate editor of Diabolique Magazine and film writer Samm Deighan joins me for a wonderful deep dive into this giallo-esque horror film. We talk Alice in Wonderland tropes, trauma, and misogyny in what I've dubbed as "the Italian horror response to Rosemary's Baby." Subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content and live screenings/discussions at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo
May 15, 2020
New Podcast Schedule!
In order to preserve the quality of the free episodes while dedicating more time to my growing Patreon, I'm shifting to a release schedule of every other Friday! The podcast returns next week. If you miss me, sign up for my Patreon at Patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo
May 08, 2020
Femme4Femme Birthday Bonus!
It's Taurus season, the season of love and hedonism. In honor of my birthday, I created a special roundup to celebrate. Sign up for my Patreon at Patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo to hear Sarah and I discuss our femme 4 femme film roots. I asked some close friends to send in a voice message about a film that reminds them of me, which you can listen to for free.
May 01, 2020
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Artist and writer Aelita Parizek joins me to discuss one of the most iconic horror films of all time. We talk about the tropes and representations of transness and disability in Tobe Hooper's magnum opus. We love Leatherface. CORRECTIONS CORNER: Writer Kim Henkel is, unfortunately, not a woman as I thought. Subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content and livestreamings of rare films at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo!
April 17, 2020
The Haunting (1963)
Autostraddle writer Dani Janae joins me to discuss the queer themes in this classic horror flick. A great watch for going crazy in your house during quarantine!
April 10, 2020
Mommy's Bedtime Story: "The Outsider" by H.P. Lovecraft (1926)
I've decided to give you something a bit different this week while I take a break to record more episodes. In the midst of a global pandemic and social isolation, I thought it would be appropriate to read H.P. Lovecraft's short story, The Outsider. Complete with spooky sound design, this reading is partly an homage to the late Stuart Gordon, who's film Castle Freak is loosely based on this freaky tale. If you like what I do, I need your support now more than ever. Check out my Patreon at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo
March 27, 2020
Chasing Amy (1997)
I had a proper 2 hour catharsis with my friend and colleague Michael Carroll about this outrageously homophobic Kevin Smith film. The second hour of this episode is available exclusively on my Patreon at patreon.com/girlsgutsgiallo!
March 20, 2020
The Brood (1979)
Perhaps the episode where I laugh the most because Liz Zito joins me to discuss this Cronenberg classic. We amble through this fleshy plot and birth some inspired discourse along the way. Delicious.
March 13, 2020
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Kelly Gredner of the Spinsters of Horror joins me to discuss Russ Meyer's iconic cult film. Listen to us dissect this classic (also I talk about boobs a lot). Subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content!
March 06, 2020
Laura Westengard, author of Gothic Queer Culture: Marginalized Communities and the Ghosts of Insidious Trauma, joins me to to discuss Rebecca. We talk about the gothic and how it relates to queerness in the film. Mrs. Danvers forever! Subscribe to my Patreon for exclusive bonus content!
February 28, 2020
Monika Estrella Negra, founder of Audre's Revenge Film Collective, joins me to discuss Vamp! We obsess over Grace Jones, vampire strippers, and the race and class dynamics at play in this campy '80s film. Subscribe to my Patreon for exclusive bonus content!
February 21, 2020
Girls, Guts, & Giallo Season 2 Trailer!
I'll be waiting for you...
February 18, 2020
Bonus Content Teaser: In Fabric (2019)
Guest Rachel Guma and I discuss consumerism and sexual repression in Peter Strickland's giallo-essque homage. This episode is available exclusively on my Patreon!
February 17, 2020
Bonus Content Teaser: Cam (2018)
This is a very exciting bonus episode. Isa Mazzei joins me to discuss her film, "Cam." We talk about her process, stolen identity, the banality of sex work, and the horrors of authenticity. This episode is available exclusively on my Patreon.
January 03, 2020
Season 2 Announcement!
Thank you for a great first season! I'll be back in 2020. Please listen to this episode for details, shoutouts, "Eyes Wide Shut" trivia, and a re-assessment of my goals for the show.
December 27, 2019
"Chaos Reigns!" I'm joined by Oeuvre Busters co-host Liam Billingham to talk all things "Antichrist" and Lars Von Trier. We explore the themes of misogyny, control, and nature in this polarizing film. Subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content!
December 20, 2019
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
"This pot is making you aggressive." Welcome to anti-Christmas month on Girls, Guts, & Giallo! Archivist and librarian Cooper Moll and I discuss Stanley Kubrick's last film. We analyze themes of class, desire, and fidelity present in my favorite Christmas movie. Follow me on Patreon for special bonus content!
December 13, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: The Lighthouse (2019)
My friend Jory Shareff joins me to talk about masculinity, ghost stories, and homoeroticism in Robert Egger's new film. This episode is available exclusively on my Patreon.
December 06, 2019
"I'm your SECRETARY!" My leather sister Kolby Brianne (who also makes beautiful leather wear, click the link) joins me to talk about the BDSM rom-com "Secretary." This might be the horniest episode of the podcast yet. We talk about the positives and negatives of this film, gushing over the hot kink scenes and critically analyzing the normalization of BDSM within a heterosexual paradigm. Support this podcast by becoming a member of my Patreon and receive bonus content!
November 29, 2019
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Illustrator and scholar JB Brager joins me to discuss one of the most controversial films of all time, Pier Paolo Pasolini's "Salò." Based on a book by the Marquis de Sade, this explores themes of capitalism, fascism, sadism, and the abject. We had a few internet issues while recording this so please ignore the slight technical issues. As always, please subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content.
November 22, 2019
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
The incredible Tina Horn of the podcast "Why Are People Into That?" joins me for truly filling conversation. We talk about Peter Greenaway's baroque portrait of the abject, "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover." Subscribe to my Patreon to support this podcast!
November 15, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: Fat Women in American Film and Television
This month's bonus episode is a bit different. I've recorded an audio version for you all of my lecture on fat women in American Film and Television. Fat women in American film and television are historically invisible. When they are present, they appear as villains, funny sidekicks that act as a foil to a pretty main character, or as objects of pity (often played by thin actresses in fat suits). Only recently have self-actualized representations of fatness graced our screens. Even still, they are few and far between. This lecture uses existing fat studies scholarship to categorize representations of fatness in American film and television and examines their sexist and racist messaging. The full audio of this lecture is available only on my Patreon!
November 08, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: The Perfection (2018)
Sarah Patterson joins me again for this month's Patreon bonus episode to talk about the genre blending Netflix thriller, "The Perfection." We discuss depictions of rape and what morality means in an immoral, patriarchal world. The full episode is available exclusively on my Patreon!
November 01, 2019
Leather Dyke Halloween Special!
Happy Halloween! I decided to do something a bit different to celebrate the podcast's first Halloween episode. My best femme Sarah Patterson and I talk about our kinky gay horror root films. We discuss BDSM favorites like Hellraiser and Bram Stoker's Dracula. You'll also get to hear the beautiful voice messages I received from fellow leather dyke listeners about their leather root! I feel honored to have edited them together, thank you for...submitting. Support this podcast by subscribing to my Patreon! CORRECTION: Dee Snider's political views are unclear at this time.
October 25, 2019
I'm so pleased to have Renée Bever from ATTACK OF THE QUEER WOLF back on the show to talk about "Candyman." This is a film rich in history in symbolism so this is an extra long episode. We talk about the heavy themes that this movie explores in depth. Find me on Instagram and Twitter @girlsgutsgiallo and subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content!
October 11, 2019
The Hunger (1983)
Fetish photographer Lanee Bird and I discuss the movie that's embedded in our goth DNA: Tony Scott's "The Hunger." We gush over this lush, lesbian vampire classic starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, and Susan Sarandon. Lanee is one of my favorite photographers and you should absolutely follow her on Instagram. You can find me on Instagram and twitter @girlsgutsgiallo and subscribe to my Patreon!
October 04, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: Pieces (1982)
This full episode is available exclusively on my Patreon. In the Vampire Lover tier, patrons are able to choose films for me to talk about. For the first episode available to my Vampire Lover tier, patron James-Michael has chosen the film "Pieces." Enjoy and see you next month with another patron selected bonus episode!
September 27, 2019
Queer video artist and all around media master Mason Buck joins me this week to talk about the notorious Penthouse production, "Caligula." Mason is a veritable cinema historian and we revel in this trashy celluloid artifact. We talk about the controversial history behind the production of the film and dissect it scene by scene. Find me on Instagram and Twitter as @girlsgutsgiallo and subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content! Correction: In this episode I say that this is the first episode I've done on a film about a real person. That honor actually belongs to episode 2 on "Pretty Baby."
September 20, 2019
Boxing Helena (1993)
Queer horror filmmaker Sam Wineman joins me for a deep dive into Jennifer Lynch's much maligned "Boxing Helena." There is a lot to unbox here so it's a long one. We pick this film clean. We discuss the film's controversial background and the emasculated male's misogynist imagination. You can watch Sam's short horror film "The Quiet Room" on Shudder! As always, follow me on Instagram and Twitter @girlsgutsgiallo and consider subscribing to my Patreon for
September 13, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: Midsommar (2019)
Can you believe Mercedes Lake saw this movie three times? We talk about codependency, shitty men, and whiteness in Ari Aster's new film. The full hour long episode on "Midsommar" is available exclusively on my Patreon!
September 06, 2019
Pet Sematary (1989)
Salty New Englander Mercedes Lake joins me for a special on location episode in Maine to talk about Stephen King's "Pet Sematary!" We maintain this film podcast's reputation as the horniest out there by somehow managing to sexualize Jud Crandall. I also did a bonus episode with Mercedes about "Midsommar" which will be available on my Patreon!
August 30, 2019
Jennifer's Body (2009)
Burlesque performer Seraphina Wilder joins me to discuss cult feminist classic "Jennifer's Body." We talk about Megan Fox's fall from grace, rape revenge metaphors, and women's relationship to primalism and nature. Follow me on Instagram and Twitter as @girlsgutsgiallo and subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content.
August 23, 2019
The Lost Boys (1987)
Lost Boys historian Julia Levine joins me this week to talk about her all time favorite film. I eat an edible and babble on about how gay this movie is while Julia drops knowledge on me. Also, Julia starts randomly bleeding from a puncture wound in her thigh mid episode, which feels like a sign. As always, follow me on Instagram and Twitter @girlsgutsgiallo and subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content.
August 16, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019)
BJ Colangelo hopped on a phone call with me to talk about the new Quentin Tarantino film. I started the conversation thinking we had very different opinions, and ended it realizing we actually shared a lot of the same concerns and enjoyed similar aspects of the film. I really love this episode and I'm excited to share it with you. For the full episode, head on over to my Patreon and become a subscriber to receive bonus content! And as always you can find me on Twitter and Instagram @girlsgutsgiallo.
August 09, 2019
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Renée Bever of Attack of the Queerwolf joins me this week to talk about "Pink Flamingos," the subversive classic directed and written by trash connoisseur John Waters. We talk about fatness as abject and celebratory, being filth mongers, and queer mourning before and after Stonewall. Become a patron of the podcast and receive bonus episodes and writings! Follow me on Instagram and Twitter @girlsgutsgiallo or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
August 02, 2019
Foxy Brown (1974)
Cat joins me this week to discuss the blaxploitation classic, "Foxy Brown." I've been dying to feature this movie on the podcast and I'm so thrilled Cat picked it. We talk about some of the history behind blaxploitation it's controversial black women heroines. We also discuss themes of sexuality and maternalism in this iconic movie. Become a patron of the podcast and receive bonus episodes and writings! Follow me on Instagram and Twitter @girlsgutsgiallo or send me an email at email@example.com
July 26, 2019
Laura Marie Marciano, professor and founder of gemstone readings, joins me for this week's episode on "She-Devil" directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Roseanne Barr and Meryl Streep. This is the first comedy AND the first film directed by a woman to be discussed on this podcast. We talk about fatness, beauty privilege, and Roseanne's legacy. Because of situational factors, this episode was recorded outside so please excuse the sounds of birds chirping and Laura banging her acrylics on a glass table every so often. Become a Patron of the podcast and receive bonus episodes and writings! Follow me on Instagram and Twitter @girlsgutsgiallo or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
July 19, 2019
Sarah is back to discuss Paul Verhoeven's infamous "Showgirls," a film that has been beloved, maligned, and relegated to cult film status. We talk about our relationship to the film as femmes and former sex workers. Please consider being part of the "Girls, Guts & Giallo" Patreon. You can find me on Instagram and twitter @girlsgutsgiallo or send me an email at email@example.com. Find Sarah on Instagram @jerseytrashfemme!
July 12, 2019
Bonus Content Teaser: Ma (2019)
This week I've decided to release a teaser preview of the bonus content available exclusively on my Patreon. For $10 a month, you'll receive bonus episodes where I discuss new releases and provide companion readings. Each tier has it's own benefits, starting at only $1 a month. So please consider supporting independent queer creatives and become a patron! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @girlsgutsgiallo
July 05, 2019
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
It's officially Pride weekend and I'm joined by June (@anarcho_slut) for an in depth examination of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." We gush about how this film helped us discover our queer freak selves and why we believe it is still an important and relevant piece of art. Please consider donating to my Patreon. Give me a follow on Instagram and Twitter as @girlsgutsgiallo you can also send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
June 28, 2019
This week I'm joined by my friend Pacifico Silano to discuss the trashy, leather sex classic "Cruising" directed by William Friedkin and starring Al Pacino. This is a very juicy episode! We dive deep into the controversy surrounding the film and what we can glean from it today.
June 21, 2019
Daughters of Darkness (1971)
Happy Pride! This week I'm talking about lesbian vampire classic, "Daughters of Darkness." I talk about why I love lesbian vampires so much and get turned on by Delphine Seyrig.
June 14, 2019
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
I'm alone in my closet again for this week's episode discussing Mario Bava's iconic giallo film "Blood and Black Lace." I talk about the history of giallo films some of the major themes in this sub-genre.
June 07, 2019
The Doom Generation (1995)
This week I'm joined by writer, actress, comedian, and better bottom than you, The Gay Chingy. We discuss Chingy's favorite director Gregg Araki and his shocking, highly tumblr-ed film "The Doom Generation." Topics include shock value, apocalyptic 90s aesthetics, and the gayness of MMF threesomes.
May 31, 2019
Basic Instinct (1992)
This week I'm joined by former sex worker and lesbian drama expert, Sarah Patterson to discuss one of our favorite films, "Basic Instinct." We talk about secret lesbian worlds, controversial female characters, and using sexuality to subvert the patriarchy.
May 17, 2019
Pretty Baby (1978)
I'm joined by my friend Jory Shareff to discuss Louis Malle's infamously controversial 1978 film, "Pretty Baby" starring a young Brooke Shields as a child sex worker. We explore our own feelings of discomfort with the plot, as well as the various themes of free will, autonomy, and complicity that are explored in the film.
May 10, 2019
Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
Welcome to the first official episode of Girls, Guts, & Giallo! I discuss the 1976 slasher classic "Alice, Sweet Alice" directed by Alfred Sole and featuring a young Brooke Shields as the film's central victim. Through a recap of some scenes that I consider significant, we look at how the film explores themes of Catholicism, doppelgängers, and womanhood.
May 03, 2019
Welcome to the Girls, Guts, & Giallo podcast, an archive of the feminine image in horror, exploitation, thriller, and erotic films. We'll be discussing Murderesses, Vampires, Seductresses, Succubi, and more. New episodes every Friday. Hosted and created by Annie Rose Malamet.
April 29, 2019