Episode 23: Creature From the Black Lagoon
It's Season Two... and we're coming up from the depths! This week, Peaches and Michael are donning their best swimwear in celebration of 1954's CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON! In addition to discussing this classic's enduring impact on pop culture, our hosts delve into the Creature's undeniable connection to marginalized audiences. Joining the conversation is Mallory O' Meara, author of the best-selling THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, whose love of the film helped uncover a critical piece of horror history that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. Then, Mark Bessenger, the genre filmmaker behind BITE MARKS and NINJA ZOMBIE, stops by to share his lifelong obsession with the Creature and how it contributed to his own identity as an artist and monster fan. From 3D fishes to revealing the truth of the "woman behind the gills," this episode has it all! Go!