Open Culture has a bit on the 4,000 illustrations in Jules Verne’s works, including a link to all of them. “Verne and his editor Pierre-Jules Hetzel commissioned these illustrations from no fewer than eight artists, a group including Edouard Riou, Alphonse de Neuville, Emile-Antoine Bayard, and Léon Benett […]
At Smart Bitches, Sara reports on the Romance Writers Association as officers resign, members leave and chapters vote to dissolve. “February 2020 is looking to be as long as January 2020 in RWA-time, so let’s catch up. I’m tired already. As of this morning, 11 February 2020, resignations […]
Indiewire has as list of movies recommended by Bong Joon-ho, director of Parasite, The Host, Memories of Murder and Snowpiercer.
Enjoy hours of fun with the Midsommar “Bear in a Cage” play set from A24! (Thanks, Sachin!)
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century talks about Rachel Summers–and perhaps Vampirella–on the latest episode of the Bitches on Comics podcast. “This week’s episode answers a question about how to get comic books and one about the first queer characters in comics, Sara tells us the story of […]
At the New Yorker, Christine Smallwood looks at Dorothy B. Hughes’ “forgotten Noir,” The Expendable Man (1963). “The creation of difference itself was her subject. Her books were widely praised for their atmospheres of fear and suspense, and criticized when they reached, as the New York Times said […]