The BBC Archive has a 1985 piece on Infocom. “Fred Harris goes behind the scenes at Boston software company Infocom. The developer has enjoyed great success with its line of text adventure games–the likes of Zork, Planetfall, Enchanter, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy–which eschew graphics in […]
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The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins and co-host Pitu Sultan talk vamps in Indian film with special guest Luncheroni on the Film Ladies podcast! “💃🏾 The character so iconic that there’s an emoji for her! Special guest Luncheroni joins us to revel in the sequins, cigarettes, and sin of […]
Joanna Russ’ SF classic, “When It Changed” is the story of the week at the Library of America blog. ” When the poet and playwright Jewelle Gomez reviewed Russ’s 1983 collection The Zanzibar Cat, which included the story, she wrote about how ‘When It Changed’ both defies any […]
“Halloween has ended, and we’re celebrating with a comprehensive ranking of every significant character to appear in the 13-film Halloween series (or 17, depending on how you feel about producer/director/extended cuts and TV versions).” See the Pink Smoke’s ranking here.
At Smithsonian Magazine, Rose Eveleth writes about Janet Stephens, a hair dresser who recreates the styles of ancient Rome! “Meet Janet Stephens, a hairdresser from Baltimore. Like a superhero of the coiffe, she spends her days as a regular hair dresser, giving people layers and funky bobs. But […]
The Gutter’s own Alex MacFadyen has a playlist he made for Greta & Carson from A League Of Their Own at his critterlab.ca website. “A League of Their Own (Amazon Studios) is honestly like nothing else I’ve seen on tv and I suddenly found myself, in my late […]