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Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The Disc Jockey As Greek Chorus

The radio DJ in a film can act like a narrator, transferring action from one locale to another. The best comment on the action, operating like a Greek chorus. They’re a great plot device for a writer or director, as they can communicate information to characters who couldn’t possibly know otherwise, operating as a witty deus ex machina. We’re going to creep in on some very necessary characters from genre film Stevie Wayne, The Fog In John Carpenter’s 1980 ghostly revenge film, The Fog, Adrienne Barbeau plays Stevie Wayne, the only person at Antonio Bay’s KAB Radio 1340, broadcasting from
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