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Speeding Bullitt: The Life and Films of Steve McQueen

Dec 30, 2021

Chris Rieger, Director of the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University joins me to talk about Faulkner’s rise to fame, we compare The Reivers book to the movie, and we also discuss Faulkner’s screenwriting career.

Dec 16, 2021

How does the biggest name in Hollywood end the 1960s? By starring in a film adaptation of William Faulkner’s last novel, 1962’s The Reivers, which takes place in Mississippi at the turn of the 20th century. Tune in as the Steve McQueen expert Marshall Terrill joins me to discuss the icon’s third and final comedy.

Dec 2, 2021

Why is society obsessed with Charles Manson? Jeffrey Melnick, author of Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous Family, joins me to explore society's obsession with Manson. McQueen expert Marshall Terrill joins me on the second half of the episode to share his thoughts on Manson.