Jeffrey Jerome Cohen on miscegenation anxiety in Ridley Scott’s Alien: “The grotesque creature that stalks the heroine (dressed in the final scene only in her underwear) drips a glistening slime of K-Y Jelly from its teeth; the jaw tendons are constructed of shredded condoms; and the man inside the rubber suit is Bolaji Badejo, a Masai tribesman standing seven feet tall who happened to be studying in England at the time the film was cast.”
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On Sigourney Weaver, and other celestial bodies.
A recollection from an interview with Time magazine, in 1986:
“At fourteen, Susan read The Great Gatsby and dubbed herself Sigourney (after the unseen aunt Gatsby`s sleek-snob lady friend Jordan Baker). 236 more words
What are things that are slimy. Loud. Eat all your hopes and dreams of being alive and carefree. Are harbingers of doom and gloom that spontaneously pop out of us and should be immediately killed with fire? 776 more words