Girls, Guts, & Giallo

Girls, Guts, & Giallo

By Annie Rose Malamet
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A podcast about subversive and controversial cinema hosted by Lesbian Vampire, Annie Rose and featuring various guests. A celebration of trash and feminine perversion.
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A podcast about subversive and controversial cinema hosted by Lesbian Vampire, Annie Rose and featuring various guests. A celebration of trash and feminine perversion.
www.annierosemalamet.com/girls-guts-giallo

More places to listen

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. 
11:51
December 6, 2019
Secretary (2002)
"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!
1:51:42
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. 
1:54:29
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!
1:52:36
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!
08:41
November 8, 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! 
10:49
November 1, 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. 
1:36:34
October 25, 2019
Candyman (1992)
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!
1:56:23
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!
1:25:33
October 4, 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! 
03:52
September 27, 2019
Caligula (1979)
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."
1:24:18
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 
1:45:15
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!
14:58
September 6, 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!
1:32:56
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. 
1:37:58
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. 
1:16:16
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. 
09:36
August 9, 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 girlsgutsgiallo@gmail.com 
1:29:49
August 2, 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 girlsgutsgiallo@gmail.com 
1:27:15
July 26, 2019
She-Devil (1989)
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 girlsgutsgiallo@gmail.com 
1:30:19
July 19, 2019
Showgirls (1995)
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 girlsgutsgiallo@gmail.com. Find Sarah on Instagram @jerseytrashfemme! 
1:37:28
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 
11:36
July 5, 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 girlsgutsgiallo@gmail.com 
1:30:14
June 28, 2019
Cruising (1980)
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.
1:23:58
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.
35:04
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.
35:22
June 7, 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.
1:08:04
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.
1:25:21
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.
1:09:51
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.
39:14
May 3, 2019
Introduction
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.
07:29
April 29, 2019
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