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Ep. 0171: DHP Heroes: John Carpenter, Part 1: Part 1 of CJ's discussion of filmmaker John Carpenter.

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Tis the season for some Halloween-related DHP -- specifically, part 1 of a 2-part DHP Heroes feature on filmmaker John Carpenter, perhaps best known for his work in the horror genre.Join CJ as he discusses:The concepts of 'auteur' and 'cult classic' or 'cult film,' and how they apply to Carpenter and his workA bit about Carpenter's early life, upbringing, and time at USC film schoolCoverage and commentary on most of Carpenter's early films, from Dark Star (1974) through The Thing (1982)Support the Dangerous History Podcast via PatreonCJ’s DHP Amazon Wish ListOther ways to support the showThe Dangerous History Podcast is a member of the Recorded History Podcast Network, the Dark Myths Podcast Collective&’s podcast roster.Internal LinksDHP Ep. 0107: Applying Guerrilla Methods Beyond War - CJ's presentation at Porcfest 2016 (includes some discussion of the making of Night of the Living Dead)DHP Ep. 0086: DHP Heroes: George CarlinExternal LinksHalloween 1978 and Halloween: A Cut above the Rest (Two documentaries that can be found on Youtube that are about the making of the original Halloween)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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