6. Class Horror & Society (1989)

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Welcome back to PARTISAN, a podcast exploring politics and history in film and entertainment.

Join your host, Tony Black, as he is joined by co-host of the upcoming Vampire Videos podcast, horror writer Hugh McStay, to discuss Brian Yuzna’s 1989 satirical class horror, SOCIETY…

Next time on Partisan, guest Affable Joey joins us to discuss Barry Levinson’s 1998 political satire, WAG THE DOG…

Host / Editor / Producer

Tony Black

Guest

Hugh McStay

SHOW NOTES

Interviews:
Brian Yuzna interviews: https://medium.com/cjmccracken/brian-yuznas-society-the-lost-interviews-714a76c561c1
Brian Yuzna talking to Daily Dead: https://dailydead.com/neon-bosch-an-interview-with-brian-yuzna/
Brian Yuzna video interview: https://youtu.be/cwcSPV5mD0E
Brian Yuzna talks to Mondo Exploito: https://mondoexploito.com/?p=13460
Brian Yuzna talks to Fangoria: https://web.archive.org/web/20160314143451/https:/www.fangoria.com/new/interview-brian-yuzna-talks-society-blu-ray-and-sequel/
Mariella Frostrup talks to Billy Warlock: https://youtu.be/AcNQwPmOXtc

Analysis:
Society: Celebrating the Subversive, Surreal Classic by Ryan Lambie: https://www.denofgeek.com/movies/society-celebrating-the-subversive-surreal-classic/?amp
Scratching the Surface of SOCIETY by Alexander Boucher: https://medium.com/framerated/scratching-the-surface-of-society-af62be54ea10
Society, the Cult Horror Film Where the Monster Is Class Conflict by Brando Marcetic: https://jacobin.com/2021/10/society-1989-horror-film-yuzna-keith-capitalist-class-conflict
Society on Blu-Ray by Max Weinstein: https://diaboliquemagazine.com/long-awaited-tongue-in-cheek-butt-on-face-anti-establishment-satire-society-lands-on-blu-ray/
[It Came From the ‘80s] The Gooey Grand Surreal Shunting of ‘Society’ by Meagan Navarro: https://bloody-disgusting.com/editorials/3547539/came-80s-gooey-grand-surreal-shunting-society/
Eat the Rich: Body Horror and Capitalist Consumption in ‘Society’ by Lilla Pavin-Franks: https://screen-queens.com/2020/11/09/eat-the-rich-body-horror-and-capitalist-consumption-in-society/

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