At Citylab, Elizabeth Yuko writes about how epidemics influenced the design of American bathrooms–and American homes. “This isn’t a linear narrative with clear causation, but rather a convergence of advancements in science, infrastructure, plumbing, sanitation and design trends. The modern bathroom developed alongside outbreaks of tuberculosis, cholera and […]
At the LA Review of Books, Sarah Weinman writes about one of the finest–and most unfortunately overlooked–noir writers, Dorothy B. Hughes. “In a Lonely Place, which had then been re-released by The Feminist Press, blasted my mind open to new ways of reading. I wasn’t only enjoying the […]
The Gutter’s own Beth has an essay in Bollywood Horrors: Religion, Violence and Cinematic Fears in India (Bloomsbury, 2020), a fancy academy book edited by friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen (who also has an essay inside). Go, Beth!
At Afterbuzz, Jason M. Lucia considers Hannibal Lecter.
Esquire looks into the cinematic and television history of tying clues and insights together with yarn, pushpins, tape, photographs, newspaper articles, maps, drawings and post-it notes. There’s some discussion of production design, too!
Do you like to draw? Do you know kids or other people who like to draw? The Gutter’s own alex has set up an Instagram account, Hey Draw This!, to share daily, random drawing prompts Draw a thing and share your drawing on Instagram with the hashtag #HeyDrawThis! […]