Eric Bricmont was sadly unable to attend this recording. However, in his absence, Bryan and Sarah do a great job of succinctly discussing the commercialization of Christmas, and its deep ties to the holiday itself.
As the title suggests, this week Eric and Bryan discuss the history, etymology and culture evolution behind one of the most famous Halloween-related creatures ever: the vampire. Enjoy!
Photo from Carmilla, courtesy of the Wikimedia Foundation
While dissecting A Christmas Story, The Nerds get a visit from Nerds on History’s own Eric Bricmont whose mid episode tangent may very well be a cinema goldmine.