buffalo bill

friendly reminder: not all representation is good representation

Like, the dude from the movie Split or Buffalo Bill from Hannibal is not positive representation of mentally ill or trans people. Yes, it’s representation, but that doesn’t mean it’s positive

People are allowed to be critical of the way they’re being portrayed on the silver screen or the tv.


The story of Ed Gein has had a lasting effect on American popular culture as evidenced by its numerous appearances in movies, music and literature. His murders and psychology inspired four mains horror characters.

  • Leatherface in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 1974
  • Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs, 1991
  • Norman Bates in Psycho, 1960
  • Frank Zito in Maniac 1980