We thought we might have been over vampire media, but we were wrong. Join us as we discuss Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire and its adaptations, as well as morality, the origins and meanings of vampire fiction, and what ‘bad’ representation means.
Warnings: This episode contains non-specific discussion of abuse and incest in relation to Interview With the Vampire.
Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:
Postexistentialism in the Neo-Gothic Mode: Anne Rice’s “Interview with the Vampire” by Barbara Frey Waxman
The Vampire Companion: The Official Guide to Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles by Katherine M. Ramsland
The Politics of Loving the Bad Guy by Princess Weekes
The Gay Appeal of Toxic Love by James Somerton
Why Are There So Many Confederate Vampires? by Princess Weekes
The messy, thrilling queer allegory in Interview with the Vampire by Alex Abad-Santos
The queer horror of “Dracula” by Dalton Valette
“Such Blood, Such Power”: The Lot Complex In Anne Rice’s “Interview With The Vampire” by Debbie Joyce Chung
The Feminist And The Vampire: Constructing Postmodern Bodies by Sylvia Kelso