In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Dan Shaw explores the range of theories explaining why many of us enjoy horror films. Shaw is professor of philosophy and film and philosophy department chair at Lock Haven, in Pennsylvania, and co-editor of Dark Thoughts: Philosophic Reflections on Cinematic Horror, with Steven Schneider, co-producer of the Paranormal Activity horror films.  Find out more about him here. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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