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Frankenstein: 200 Years of Scientific Dread


Peter Cushing as Victor Frankenstein Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive
Peter Cushing as Victor Frankenstein Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive

Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein” has terrified the world for nearly two centuries, thanks to countless adaptations and the timeless nature of the 1816 text. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Christian discuss the modern world that this science-fiction horror classic emerged from and the dark shadow it continues to cast over scientific endeavor.

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Topics in this Podcast: horror, science fiction, Literature, Frankenstein