Joe Lipsett

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Toronto, Canada
Carleton University
Horror, YA, LGBT+
  • Joe has been writing about media for more than 15 years.
  • He has previously written for various entertainment websites, including Bloody Disgusting, Consequence, and Pajiba.
  • He stays up to date on media as the co-host of two podcasts, Horror Queers and Hazel & Katniss & Harry & Starr.


Joe has been writing about media since the mid-2000s, when he was a sessional Film Instructor at Carleton University. He has bylines on sites such as Bloody Disgusting, Consequence, Pajiba, That Shelf, Anatomy of a Scream, Grim Journal, Gayly Dreadful, Certified Forgotten and maintains his own site, He is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic and regularly appears on podcasts to discuss horror films, queer texts, and young adult literature.


Joe has bachelor's and master's degrees in Film Studies from Carleton University in Ottawa, the capital of Canada.
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