Lea Anderson

Lea Anderson is a writer. She regularly contributes to Horror Homeroom, Collider, and Gayly Dreadful.

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Spectacular Degradation: Exploitation Horror and the Monstrous-Feminine in ABBY and THE EXORCIST

For fans of blaxploitation horror, 1974’s Abby is perhaps most notorious for its marketing as “The Black Exorcist” (nearly named 'The Blaxorcist') and having...

BEWARE COUNT BECKULA: Hair Wolf and Mariama Diallo’s New Vision of Monstrosity

Mariama Diallo’s Hair Wolf is nothing short of an ode: to the Black salon, spiritual religions, to Brooklyn, the ‘70s blaxploitation aesthetic—but mostly, to Black...