Half Title Page.
1: Film and Television.
2: Mississippi (and Bensonhurst) Burning: Racist Enjoyment, Fantasies of Containment, and the Real of Social Evil.
3: From Conrad Veidt to Christoph Waltz: The Nazi in American Film.
4: The Usual Suspects: The Devil Is a Storyteller, Not a Liar.
5: Know Your Killer: Changing Portrayals of Psychosis in Horror Films.
6: Empire and Evil: Star Wars, the Romans, and the New Mythology.
7: Potter versus Voldemort: Examining Evil, Power, and Affective Responses in the Harry Potter Film Series.
8: K.O.'ing Communism: Rocky and Rambo Fight the Cold War.
9: The Birth of the Black Rapist: The “Brutal Black Buck” in American Culture.
10: Two Eyes for One: The Vigilante in American Cinema.
11: Suckers for Blood: Vampire Pop Culture.
12: “All I Saw Was Evil”: Supernatural's Reactionary Road Trip.
13: Corporate Greed as a Representation of Evil in Pop Culture.
14: As Deadly as a Hit Man: The Hit Man and Evil in American Film.
15: Evil in the Films of Martin Scorsese.
16: The Monstrous Feminine: Reimagining Aliens in American Horror Films.
17: The Sliding Scale of Evil: Television Vampires in a Post-Bush World.
18: Nazi Zombies: The Horrors of War, Revived.
19: Occupied America(ns): Contemporary Trends in American Possession-Horror Films.
20: Breaking Bad: Breaking Down the Categories of Morality through Grid and Group.
21: Nightmare on Wall Street: Zombie Bankers and the New Contagion.
22: The Evil of Hunger and Survival in The Road.
23: “Freddy's Shadow”: Nostalgia, Evil, and the 1980s in A Nightmare on Elm Street.
24: “We're Them and They're Us”: Zombies as a Reflection of American Culture.
25: Bad Day at Black Rock and the Overcoming of Evil.
26: Viewing Evil through a Hollywood Lens, via Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List.
27: Will and Programming: Good and Evil in Terminators and Humanity.
28: Music and Lyrics.
29: The Dark Side of the Tune: Relocating the Crossroads in American Popular Music, 1930–1970.
30: Slayer and Metallica: Two Portraits of Evil.
31: “Highway to Hell”: Laws, Lawsuits, and Moral Panic over Heavy Metal Music.
32: “Strange Fruit” Sounds: The Legacy of Lynching in America.
33: The Devil: Hip-Hop's Original Hater.
About the Contributors.
Volume 1 Index.
1: Novels, Poems, and Short Stories.
2: Gender, Goth, and Gore: Evil in the Horror Fiction of Poppy Z. Brite.
3: Inviting the Devil to “Cross Over” the Threshold: The Short Stories of Joyce Carol Oates, Iteration, and American Fears of Precariousness in the 21st Century.
4: Stephen King: Evil in Its Many Forms—Children Beware!.
5: Evil Monsters in Horror Fiction: An Evolutionary Perspective on Form and Function.
6: The Evils of Slavery and Their Legacy in American Literature.
7: Hannibal: His History and His Heirs.
8: The Man of the Crowd: Following Poe and Finding Evil in Popular Culture.
9: “Like Rats behind the Wainscoting”: Evil in American Hardboiled Fiction.
10: “Is It Safe?”: Evil and the Escaped Nazi War Criminal in American Novels in the 1970s.
11: What American Vampire Literature Teaches Us about Dangerous Consumption.
12: Comics, Animation, Video Games, Murderabilia, and Art.
13: “The Sanitation Man”: Erasing Evil in Walt Disney.
14: From Pogo to Pennywise: The Rise of the Evil Clown in American Pop Culture since 1978.
15: Marks of Cain: Physical Manifestations of Human Evil in Virtual Narratives.
16: Pictures of Evil: Francis Bacon's Painting in American Popular Culture.
17: Disney's Sorcerers, Magicians, and Wicked Witches and Why Disney's Approach to Evil Spoke to America.
18: Bad Psychiatrists in Batman: A Mirror into a Murderer.