“Being a medieval historian means quite a few things. Among other things, it means you get irrationally irked by the popular usage of medieval as a pejorative, make literally no money at all ever (Haha – I’m not joking, tho. HELP.), and spend a lot of time being […]
Do you like to draw? Do you know kids or other people who like to draw? The Gutter’s own alex has set up an Instagram account, Hey Draw This!, to share daily, random drawing prompts Draw a thing and share your drawing on Instagram with the hashtag #HeyDrawThis! […]
Get two sentences into any retrospective of Star Trek, and you’ll run smack into a glowing pronouncement of difference between Gene Roddenberry’s vision and spaceship jockey opuses that preceded it: the optimism. Star Trek promised a future where there was no war, at least among humans, no racism, […]
Jazz ensemble covering Yoko Kanno’s “Tank!”–aka, the theme from Cowboy Bebop–off-sheet and unrehearsed.
Michelle Yeoh reads Lotus & Feather, written by Ji-Li Jiang and illustrated by Julie Downing.
The Internet Archive has created the National Emergency Library making 1.5 million books available for free digital use. Go straight to the library via this link. The books are readable anywhere in the world.
Mummies have been popping up everywhere in my life lately. Not literally, like turning around to find them shambling down the street behind me or accidentally disturbing their peaceful slumber in a dark corner of the closet, but in many fictional formats. I’ve discovered mummies in board games […]