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Media Theory | Cum Shot/ Splatter Porn

(CC) Georges Negri, 2010

Perhaps it’s fitting for the Day of the Dead, but today I’m interested in horror. Specifically how it gets talked about in Linda William’s seminal essay “Gender, Genre, and Excess.” I feel like this essay is still important because I feel that a serious discussion of the role of porn in contemporary culture (and, for that matter, its role historically) is still decidedly absent. Continue reading