Judge Holden is the cold-blooded, violent villain of Cormac
McCarthy's novel Blood Meridian. In this episode, I
analyze different interpretations of his character and The Judge's
philosophy and teachings of the world.
About the Podcast
In Villains 101, Dr. Erica McCrystal welcomes you to an audio lecture hall where you will discover the history behind some of the greatest villains of literature and media. Dr. McCrystal discusses different critical perspectives and interpretations of a new villain in each episode. She also looks at the ways in which the villain has been adapted, as each adaptation helps build a better understanding of the character.