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The Encyclopedist

Jun 27, 2022

In part 1 of the Bollywood Primer I guided you through the history of Hindi Cinema. In part 2, an unwieldy forty-two minutes long (sorry!), I provide you with three to four movies for every decade that Hindi Cinema has been around. Each of these movies is worth seeing because of their historical importance and/or...

Jun 27, 2022

This episode of The Encyclopedist is a two-parter! In part one we take a brisk, eighteen-minute stroll through the history of Bollywood, a.k.a. Hindi Cinema, beginning in 1896 with the first showing of film in India and proceeding through the decades until we end at 2020. Film names will be dropped! Knowledge will be...

Jun 13, 2022

Join me for a brisk twenty-minute spin through the history of cosmic horror (a.k.a. "Lovecraftian horror") from before the years that H.P. Lovecraft wrote.