Tuesday, April 01, 2003
Michael Myers was a latchkey kid.
Madeleine Brand talks with Pat Gill, professor of Media Studies at the University of Illinois, about her forthcoming paper on slasher films. Her premise is that slasher movies caught on for a generation growing up with divorce, which gave kids a strong sense of having to save themselves. (“Slasher Movies and the Family,” NPR Morning Edition, Friday, July 26, 2002)