Another special bonus episode today, this time focusing on Christmas monsters. Dr Emily Zarka has made an academic study of things that go bump in the night, and as well as teaching her students how to survive the monster apocalypse (we assume) she's the host of PBS show Monstrum. We invited her to come in for a chat earlier this year about the Krampus, and all the many Anti-Clauses out there that threaten to punish the bad instead of bringing goodies to the good. Beware the giant Yule Cat everyone; after this episode it will haunt your nightmares...
Here is a link to Emily's Show Monstrum https://www.pbs.org/show/monstrum
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If you want to read or hear more from Helen, you can order her book "Women Vs Hollywood: The Fall and Rise of Women in Film" which is out now in The UK and comes out on 16th December in the USA and Canada.
Helen O'Hara is also on the Empire podcast every week and hosts the Podcast "His Darker Materials" to coincide with the BBC/HBO TV drama "His Dark Materials".
You can find Helen on Twitter @HelenLOHara
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