So many cool films playing in Nashville this April. If you live in the Middle Tennessee area, we suggest you get your butt to the theater! Some of the films Fem’s excited about:
Nymphomaniac – Opening April 4, Belcourt
Under the Skin – Opening April 11, Belcourt
Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival – April 18-20, Nashville Convention Center
The Lost Boys with special guest Corey Feldmen – April 18 at Midnight, Belcourt
Scream with special guest Jamie Kennedy – April 19 at Midnight, Belcourt
Nashville Film Festival – April 17-26, Green Hills and Downtown
Graveyard Shift programming – “Mapping the darker parameters of the Nashville Film Festival”
I Believe in Unicorns
Blackout: On Swan Pond (documentary) – When a retention wall at a coal fired power plant spilled one billion tons of toxic ash into a small community in East Tennessee, Americans learned coal ash is a problem that has been ignored for decades. Blackout explores the growing energy crisis by examining one community that was affected by the ever increasing need for electricity.
Now for the important question: Which get The Whorer treatment?
The Whorer had a great time at Con Nooga this weekend. When Feminists Attack: Women and Horror Films had a great turnout and produced some great conversation. If interested:
Just to recap: We did a presentation celebrating Women in Horror Recognition Month at Chattanooga, Tennessee’s Con Nooga. While we will not be dedicating an entire podcast episode to this particular con, we will take some time to talk about our overall experiences at the end of next week’s episode on Beyond the Black Rainbow.
Twin Peaks Online - twinpeaks.org
The David Lynch Resource - lynchnet.com
Twin Peaks Archive - twinpeaksarchive.blogspot.com
Welcome to Twin Peaks – welcometotwinpeaks.com
David Lynch and Twin Peaks News – dugpa.com
Essays mentioned from Full of Secrets: Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks
* The Canonization of Laura Palmer by Christy Desmet
* Lynching Women: A Feminist Reading of Twin Peaks by Diana Hume George
* Double Talk in Twin Peaks by Alice Kuzniar
* Postmodernism and Television: Speaking of Twin Peaks by J.P. Telotte
To celebrate our 50th episode and two year anniversary we’ll be re-visiting the world of Twin Peaks 25 years after the fact, when Dale Cooper is scheduled to meet Laura Palmer in the Black Lodge. This epic event will post on February 17th which means you only have about a week to get your contest entry submitted!
Yes, it’s the first ever Whorer Podcast contest! Here’s how to play:
Tell us who your favorite woman-identified character in the Twin Peaks universe is and why.
Points will be given for originality of thought, critical insight, and humor.
Entries must be submitted via any means of contact you feel most comfortable with by 5pm CST on Friday, February 14th. One entry per person.
* an exclusive UNEDITED Whorer commentary track to David Lynch’s 1984 beautiful disasterpiece Dune
* a copy of Dune on DVD with customized fan art to accompany our mind-blowing commentary
Winner will be announced February 17th at Noon CST to coincide with the release of our 50th episode featuring our analysis of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. At this time we will contact the winner and request a mailing address.