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The seasonal New York City series Fear Mongers, which sees playwright Clay McLeod Chapman and special guests discuss the horror near and dear to them, hits Dixon Place (161A Chrystie St) tonight and the lineup (guest curated by SHOCK VALUE author Jason Zinoman) is not one to be missed!
As per usual, the part talk show, part reading series gets
underway at 9 p.m. for a paltry sum of $5 and here's what you can expect:
This October, our special guest host Jason Zinoman (theater
critic for The New York Times, author of SHOCK VALUE) has put together a
rogue's gallery of critics, artists and authors to answer one question:
"What is the scariest movie you ever saw?"
* Laura Miller, senior writer and co-founder of Salon who
wrote THE MAGICIAN'S BOOK: A SKEPTIC'S ADVENTURE IN NARNIA, will talk about THE
* Noel Caroll (!!!!),
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at CUNY Graduate Center who wrote THE
PHILOSOPHY OF HORROR, OR PARADOXES OF THE HEART will talk about THE EXORCIST.
* Stephen Garrett, co-founder of award-winning Kinetic
Trailerworks which has made the trailers for LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and HUMAN
CENTIPEDE 2 will talk about the trailer for ALIEN.
*Josh Rothkopf, Senior Film Writer for Time Out New York,
will talk about CREEPSHOW.
* Steven Boone, video essayist, filmmaker and critic for
Roger Ebert's Far-Flung Correspondents and Press Play, will talk about one of
the scariest effects in horror: The Silent Reveal.
* Graham Reznick, director of I CAN SEE YOU will talk about
* While Zinoman himself will have his say about none other
than HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER
So Come out, have a beer and listen to some great folks talk
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