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The Subculture of the Rocky Horror Picture Show

Note: My bachelor’s degree in Sociology required the completion of an in depth Senior Seminar project. I wanted to do something fun. After spending four years with the cast of Erotic Nightmares in Palo Alto, CA, I was interested in the academic possibilities that lay behind the atmosphere of Rocky Horror. I also had a more juvenile motivation in writing this paper, in that I wanted to prove to my mother that Rocky wasn’t a complete waste of my time if I could manage to turn it into a college degree. Due to the interest expressed by several people involved with the project, and a few people who weren’t involved, I have made the final paper available here.

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