Episode 114: ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ with Writer Megan Amram

Episode 114

9th January 2020

Writer Megan Amram (The Good Place, Parks and Rec) joins April Wolfe to discuss the monumental classic, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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Poster of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' with Leatherface

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

What a great way to start off the New Year. Writer Megan Amram (The Good Place, Parks and Rec) joins April to discuss the monumental classic, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Megan and April explore the idea of objectifying the human body in an interesting and meaningful way. Plus Megan talks about the moral approach in her scripts for the way character’s make decisions. And it should be noted that this entire interview was conducted with Megan shrouded in her own The Texas Chainsaw Massacre blanket.

You can watch NBC’s The Good Place on Thursday nights.

And if you haven’t seen The Texas Chainsaw Massacre…what are you doing?!

With April Wolfe and Megan Amram.

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Produced by Casey O’Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

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  • Megan Amram

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Switchblade Sisters is a podcast providing deep cuts on genre flicks from a female perspective. Every week, screenwriter and former film critic April Wolfe sits down with a phenomenal female film-maker to slice-and-dice a classic genre movie – horror, exploitation, sci-fi and many others! Along the way, they cover craft, the state of the industry, how films get made, and more. Mothers, lock up your sons, the Switchblade Sisters are coming!

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