A selection of predictably hysterical and ill-informed British TV documentaries and discussion shows from the height of the Video Nasty moral panic.
How the TV broadcast of the horror classic caused religious hysteria and fears of demonic possession.
Looking back at the hysterical, evidence-free report on ‘sexualisation’ by Reg Bailey, the man the BBFC want to oversee their appeals committee.
The definitive visual guide to the most notorious films of the 1980s.
The controversial Satanic leader has allegedly expired.
Your annual hysterical warning about evil monsters slipping dubious substances into trick or treat candy.
The fear of technological progress, end times panic and Orson Welles’ apocalyptic documentary films.
The moral panic over Joker is a depressing throwback to video nasty hysteria.
The Great British tradition of forcing through bad laws with a combination of manipulated hysteria and biased research from prohibitionist organisations.
More Satanic Panic VHS insanity from the dark days of the 1980s.
It’s never a good idea to pass sweeping legislation while emotions are running high – especially if it is because of coordinated and cynical campaigns that sweep facts under the carpet.