Tune in to The Graduates Tuesday May 21st @ 9AM for an interview with Eliot Bessette from the Department of Film and Media at UC Berkeley.
Eliot is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on horror movies and haunted house attractions. He wants to understand the relationship between the fear and thought that these types of entertainment elicit. In the interview he discusses his experiences at extreme haunts where the boundaries between performance and reality begin to blur.
The Graduates, featuring graduate student research at Cal, is broadcast every other Tuesday on KALX 90.7 FM. Past episodes are available to listen and download free on iTunes or online. This episode of The Graduates is hosted by Andrew Saintsing, a PhD student in the Department of Integrative Biology.