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In her first blog post for Headpress, Lakkaya Palmer explores the representation of monstrous mothers and children in Alice, Sweet Alice, and argues for the film as a key entry in the 1970s ‘family horror’ canon.
The pandemic has made the world a quieter place. Jennifer Wallis misses the noise, and writes here about silence and the struggle to fill it.
Jennifer Wallis explores the history of children’s records, and childhood encounters with a sinister talking piano.
‘What happened is true.’ What we’re seeing today in presidential politics could not have happened without Watergate and it could not have happened without The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Author Martin Harris talks about his new book.
We were recently prompted to dig out this short interview from the archives. SIMON MORRIS, perhaps best-known for his work with Ceramic Hobs, died earlier this year. In the interview below, conducted in 2012, Simon talked about Ceramic Hobs, mad pride, conspiracy theories, and Chilean miners. Simon’s first book, Consumer Guide, has recently been republished by Amphetamine Sulphate.
Scouring the Headpress shelves, Jennifer Wallis falls down the rabbit hole with probably the only book to bring together Clark Kent, Queen Victoria, and Alice in Wonderland.