Takashi Murakami talks about how the pandemic and the online world influenced his art. “Murakami’s interest in the metaverse during the pandemic accelerated whilewatching his son and daughter, 11 and 8 years old, respectively, play the Nintendo video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. His daughter was admiring fireworks […]
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Bitches on Comics podcast talks to Grace Ellis. “We interview Grace Ellis, creator of Lumberjanes and Moonstruck, about her new graphic novel with Hannah Templer: Flung Out of Space, Patricia Highsmith’s impact on our culture and literature, and how we grapple with the legacies of influential, yet undeniably terrible […]
The Universtiy of Oregon has a sweet collection of calligraphy fragments. “This exhibition introduces two gems of UO’s collection of Japanese calligraphy: the album of calligraphy known as tekagami in the collection of the Knight Library Special Collections and UO Archives (SCUA), containing a total of 319 examples; […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes about Ram V’s Catwoman at Comic Book Herald. “Kicking off with a fill-in issue that soon blossomed into a full run spanning nearly twenty issues, writer Ram V’s Catwoman showed everyone’s favorite feline-themed larcenist settling into a new home in the […]
Our friend Mike White at The Projection Booth interviews friend of the Gutter and film scholar Ed Glaser about his work and his new book: “On this special episode Mike talks with Ed Glaser, host of the Deja View YouTube series and author of How the World Remade […]
Film School Rejects has a groovy video essay by Patrick Willems about Sam Raimi and horror comedies. “Raimi’s ‘funhouse gauntlet’ approach to horror comedy ultimately relies on a varied bag of tricks, from exaggeration and escalation to seeing how much slapstick punishment Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell is able […]