Eric Shorey

Eric Shorey is a freelance pop culture blogger whose work has appeared in Nylon, Vice, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and MTV. He covers a wide range of topics including LGBTQ+ culture, horror, hip-hop, true crime, fashion, style, music, and sports. He received his MA in Liberal Studies from The New School for Social Research in 2010. As DJ Accident Report, he’s been a figure in Brooklyn’s underground goth, punk, and LGBTQ+ nightlife scenes for over a decade. The Nobodies, an avant-garde performance art troupe of which he is a founding member, began garnering a viral cult following in 2017 with their YouTube series Nobodies Watching Wrestling.

Past Olios with Eric Shorey

The Cinema of Evil

Although horror films have garnered academic investigation for decades, there's a difference between a campy slasher film and real explorations of sadism, crime, and entropy. If one were to posit a cinema of evil as its own distinct genre, what would it look like?

Venue: None

Teacher: Eric Shorey

Aug. 4, 2020, 8 p.m.

What is Drag, Anyway?

What does it mean to suggest that drag is an art form expressed in the medium of gender? If the categories of "male" and "female" are obsolete, what function does drag serve in the world?

Venue: None

Teacher: Eric Shorey

July 9, 2020, 8 p.m.

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