VAMPIRES ARE ABOUT SEX AND HISTORY

Have a listen to the author of Monsters in America recent interview with NPR’s RadioWest. What’s the history of the Vampire on film? What’s the relationship between our obsession with zombies and vampires and the terrors of American history? Is the plastic surgery revolution and AIDS the cultural context of our fascination with undead bodies? All this is more in this detailed conversation. There’s even a little something for you Twilight haters.

Listen here. 

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