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Robert Horton

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Robert Horton is a film critic for KIRO-FM's "Mark Rahner Show," the Seattle Weekly, and the Herald in Everett, Washington; he is also a longtime contributor to Film Comment magazine and the co-host of the Overlook Podcast. He curates the film-discussion program at the Frye Art Museum, teaches film at Seattle University, and is a guest speaker for Smithsonian Journeys and Humanities Washington. His books include Billy Wilder: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi), Frankenstein (Columbia University Press), and the zombie-Western graphic novel Rotten and its prose spin-off The Lost Diary of John J. Flynn, U.S. Agent (Moonstone Books), and he blogs on movies at The Crop Duster ( and What a Feeling! ( In 2013 he became part of the Fulbright Specialist program.