Wednesday, November 24, 2010

An Exclusive 'Teenage Wasteland' Deal For My UK Readers!

I was contacted the other day by the marketing executive behind Teenage Wasteland : Slasher Movie Uncut, a new 200 plus page book exploring the history of the slasher flick. Unfortunately the book is at the moment not shipping over here to the states, but i've been given a pretty exciting exclusive discount code for you UK readers out there, which i'll get to in a second. First, a little bit about the book ...


Teenage Wasteland: The Slasher Movie Uncut lifts the lid on the glory days of the slasher, perhaps the most reviled but also commercially successful of all horror's subgenres. Taking its cue from the Parisian theatre of the Grand Guignol, German krimis, Alfred Hitchcock, grindhouse movies, and the gory Italian giallo thrillers of the 1970s, among others, slashers brought a new high in cinematic violence and suspense to mainstream cinema.

Following the development of the slasher, from its beginnings through the "Golden Age" (1978-1984), and the recent resurgence of the slasher as seen in such movies as Wes Craven's 1996 success Scream, Teenage Wasteland also looks at the political, cultural and social influences on the slasher, and its own effect on other film genres and culture generally.

Packed with in-depth reviews of the best (and worst) slashers, and illustrated by the distinctive and often graphic colour poster artwork from around the world, this book is unlike any other published on this subject.


Again, this is only for my UK readers, but if you enter the code 'freddy' at checkout, you will receive 20% off the £15.99 price tag as well as receive FREE shipping and handling. This offer is good until January 31st of next year.


1 comment:

MJ said...

Thanks man, I'll see how my fiances are after x-mas. Sounds good.