“Host of the pod Sara Century joins us as a guest in this special episode! We talk about Sara’s new short story collection A Small Light and Other Stories from Weirdpunk Books, getting into Sara’s unique flavor of horror, what makes life so horrifying, the monsters we love […]
At Smithsonian Magazine, Jacquelyne Germaine writes about Yasuke, Japan’s first Black samurai. “Though the Netflix series introduces several mystical elements—including giant flying robots, magical armies and weaponized laser beams—the broad strokes of its depiction of the Honnoji Incident are historically accurate. Yasuke was an African warrior in the […]
Our friends at the Projection Booth watch Karen Shakhnazarov’s Zerograd (1986). “The film stars Leonid Filatov as Aleksei Varakin, he’s from a Moscow Mechanical Plant and comes to a small town to meet with a man about air conditioners. He soon finds himself in an absurdist nightmare where […]
The Gutter’s own Carol Borden has some thoughts about Hou Hsien-Hsiao’s Millennium Mambo at Monstrous Industry. “Millennium Mambo is very much a film of 2001. The cinematography, the techno, the fashion, the decor, the liminality, the settings, the drugs, the raves, the clubs, the ennui–all very much of […]
Shah Rukh Khan is back and the Filmi Ladies (Pitu Sultan and the Gutter’s own Beth Watkins) are here to discuss ! “We saw [Pathaan] and we loved it! Highlights of our conversation: • his hair • loving Dimple Kapadia • being pleasantly surprised by John Abraham • taking joy […]
Gather round as Demona (Sara Century) hosts terrifying “Tales from the Sapphire Bay Hotel!” Episode one is available for your petrifying pleasure here.