...with category "film"  

The Origins of Russian Roulette

We're talking about Russian Roulette, and other dangerous film stunts.

Nov. 30, 2022

In this episode we're re-watching the Deer Hunter, the first film made about the Vietnam War after it ended, which featured scenes of POWs (and paid participants in back-alley gambling houses) playing what we know as "Russian Roulette", in which two participants shoot a revolver at their own heads with a bullet randomly placed into one ...


Hunted: Where The Crawdads Sing Author Wanted For Snuff Film Related Questioning in Zambia

A story about an American family with a white savior complex, the first snuff film broadcast on national TV, a nameless murder victim executed in a Zambian National Park and a famous novel made into a movie.

Sept. 28, 2022

Before she was a famous fiction author, Delia and her then-husband Mark were anti-poaching activists in both Zambia and Botswana, and are still wanted for questioning in Africa due to a murder which was recorded and broadcast to American audiences in an ABC News documentary in the 1990s. If you like our content, please ...


Russian Roulette

We're talking about Russian Roulette, and other dangerous film stunts.

July 31, 2022

In this episode we're re-watching the Deer Hunter, the first film made about the Vietnam War after it ended, which featured scenes of POWs (and paid participants in back-alley gambling houses) playing what we know as "Russian Roulette", in which two participants shoot a revolver at their own heads with a bullet randomly placed into one ...


Marilyn Monroe and Freud

On the Freuds, films, and psychoanalysis in the life of Marilyn Monroe.

March 31, 2022

In this episode we are talking all about psychoanalysis. What is it, where it came from, and how it directly contributed to Marilyn Monroe's decline and unfortunate suicide. If you like our content please subscribe to our premium episodes ! We begin with a discussion of Sigmund Freu ...