Introduction. Verging on Wildness: Liminality and Trickster. From the Slime to the Scream: Pigs, Whores and Random Acts of Soiling - Deadwood. Channelling the 'Inner Warrior': Bear Whispering as an Extreme Sport - Grizzly Man. Waiting for Godonlyknows: The Island with Agency - Lost. Lost in Space: The Pull of a Sentient Planet and its Avatars - Solaris. Drop and Give Me Ten: The Game, The Shame, The Pain - The Biggest Loser. Dog Day Afternoons: Furbabies and Hellhounds - Amores Perros (Love's a Bitch). Tell Me about the Rabbits Carol: Fear and Misandry in the Underworld - Repulsion. Conclusion.
Terrie Waddell is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Cinema Studies at La Trobe University, Australia. She has written widely and edited works on contemporary media, identity, gender and analytical psychology. Her previous publication, Mis/takes: Archetype, Myth and Identity in Screen Fiction, was published by Routledge in 2006.