S2E15: DISGUST - Ariel Powers-Schaub on House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Season 2 | Episode 15
1h 48m | Mar 25, 2022

Content warning: contains mentions of sexual assault.


On this episode of The Beauty of Horror, Chandler talks with horror writer and the Administrative Director of Ghouls Magazine, Ariel Powers-Schaub (aka Ari Hellraiser) about the vile disgust present in Rob Zombie's seminal HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003)!


They talk about their interests in writing, the function of food, clothing, and texture when setting scenes, the soundscapes of disgust, how invoking disgust can change your perception of characters, and, of course, aesthetics.


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Quote from “Disgust and Moral Taboos” by John Kekes


Music by Karl Casey (White Bat Audio)

Cover Art designed by John Green (JRGDrawing)

Edited by Aviva Dassen


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