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Carol

Carol Borden has written for Mezzanotte, Teleport City, Die Danger Die Die Kill, Popshifter and was a writer for and editor of the Toronto International Film Festival’s official Midnight Madness and Vanguard program blogs. She’s written a bunch of short stories published by Fox Spirit Books, including Godzilla detective fiction, femme fatale mermaids, an adventurous translator/poet, and an x-ray tech having a bad day. Read and listen to her other shenanigans at Monstrous Industry. For her particular take on gutter culture, check out, “In the Sewer with the Alligators.”

“Gaslighting in Sweetheart

At SyFy Fangrrls, Stephanie Williams writes about Justin Dillard’s Sweetheart (2019). “The horror genre can be a powerful vehicle to tell the struggles of marginalized groups of people. When these stories are created by the very people who know these struggles in their everyday lives, the impact is […]

Tolly Folly, Ep. 2!

The Gutter’s own Beth returns to the limited run Tolly Folly Podcast! “Our Uttam-Suchitra miniseries continues with the mega classic Saptapadi and one of my favorites Chaowa Pawa, a wonderful adaptation of It Happened One Night.”

Fierce, Fantabulous and Ready for a Fight

‘Ware ye, there be spoilers below~ You ever love a sandwich? I mean, really love it. Love it like dropping it on the sidewalk makes you reflect what in your life led to you this moment? Because Harley Quinn has. And Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation […]

“Parasite as a Horror Film”

At Horror Home Room, Alishya Almeida writes about class, horror and “the abject” in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite (2019). “In a cosmos ruled by capitalism, the ways in which wealth and labor interact become a matter of haunting. Bong’s path of storytelling highlights the unequal and unjust experiences that […]