The Ann Arbor District Library has set up a bracket of monster battles for Monster March Madness. Get one to fill out and learn more at AADL’s website. “To make our list of monsters, we randomly selected 64 monsters from the Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition roster of […]
“I don’t know what I should have done. I never had to save the world before.” ~ Rita Farr Somewhere in west central Ohio, Black drag diva Maura Lee Karupt (Alan Mingo, Jr.) confronts a man, maybe the Man. He is there to enforce normalcy. He considers anyone […]
Friend of the Gutter Jay Patrick shares a list of essential classic horror movies. “Here’s a list of 11 essential classics of horror cinema that you might have overlooked, all of which are available to view on physical media through Netflix DVD. I’ve drawn the line in the […]
It’s a featurette on matte painting at Industrial Light and Magic! There’s a Star War or two…
At The Guardian, Anne Billson writes about the history of cowboys, Westerns, the erasure of Black cowboys and the re-writing of Black cowboys and lawmen as white. “After the American civil war, a life in the saddle offered unprecedented freedom to former slaves, while the teamwork required for […]
I was, in my day, particularly fond of John Christopher’s Tripods trilogy, which combined “boy’s own adventure” with post-apocalyptic science fiction.