Jeannette Ng thinks about The Rise of Skywalker, The Last Jedi and “memorabilia without memory.” “The central plot of Rise concerns Rey’s parentage which was very satisfyingly resolved in The Last Jedi. They were no one in particular, not great heroes nor villains. Along with the rest of […]
So many Royal Shakespeare Company people riff on Hamlet.
Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey has a lovely piece on The Last Jedi. “The mythic cliffhanger of The Force Awakens is what I needed in 2015 at the end of a brutal year. The grumpy, startling conclusion of that cliffhanger is what I needed in 2017. Stories, […]
The Internet Archive has Barlowe’s Guide To Extraterrestrials, and you can look at it here!
Watch a Kabuki interpretation of Kylo Ren’s story, “Rennosuke and the Three Light Sabers” right here. Rennosuke stars famed Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo XI as Rennosuke / Kylo Ren. (Ichikawa has also performed in films and you might remember him from Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), Over […]
At the Comics Professor, friend of the Gutter Mark D. White considers why and how we related to Batman. “Batman’s ongoing struggles with moral inconsistency provide us with a point of reference to consider our own. Most of us have a concept of the good we want to […]