‘Imagine tales so bone-chillingly cold you’ll beg for a warm bed to hide under!’ or so promises the cover copy of Chillers (1990). The front cover amplifies host Anthony Perkins’ role, suggesting a link to the better-known episodic horror series around that time like Tales from the Crypt, […]
Just a critter in the Gutter.
At RogerEbert.com, friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey writes about “cocaine noir.” “Between the winding down of the first neo-noir cycle popularized by New Hollywood titles like Chinatown and The Long Goodbye, and before the rise of the erotic thriller as a recognizable genre with entries like Fatal […]
At Lioness, friend of the Gutter Kerry Gately Fristoe suggests Classic Hollywood films featuring great female characters!
At Gamasutra, Atlus’ Scott Strichart talks about translating the humor and tone of Yakuza 0 and translating and localizing games in general. “We’re doing it line by line, and suddenly we’re like ‘oh shit, here’s a pun.’ And when you hit that, you have to take a step […]
At Booklist, Alexandria brown has some suggestions and offers some resources for librarians to build inclusive graphic novel collections and decolonize their libraries. “Decolonization work and graphic novels may not seem like an obvious pairing, but in fact, the two can go hand in hand. In recent years, […]
At Texas Monthly, Paula Meija takes a walk through Houston’s “Darth Vader” house. (Thanks, Rob!)