Why Bad Guys Have Bad Skin
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Aging Isn't All Bad, Asylum Seekers, Human Navigation
Episode: Aging Isn't All Bad, Asylum Seekers, Human Navigation
- Apr 19, 2017 11:00 pm
- 12:47 mins
Guest: Vail Reese, Dermatologist, Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco Warts and scars, pale skin, facial lesions and balding heads . . . have you ever stopped to think how many movie villains have serious skin problems? Darth Vader's got just about every one of those problems just mentioned hiding under that mask of his. Some dermatologists recently set about calculating just how often filmmakers use skin conditions to make villains seem even more evil – and the answer's probably not going to surprise you if you watch a lot of movies. It's a lot.