What Becomes a Legend Most?

Bernard Rose’s Clive Barker’s Candyman is an intensely 1990s film. Characters smoke a LOT inside public places. A senior professor, Philip Purcell, refers to our main character Helen (Virginia Madsen) and research partner/Black Best Friend trope Bernadette (Kasi Lemmons) as “my two most beautiful graduate students” and there […]

Hobbes & Me

That time Rafael Casal and Daveed “Lafayette” Diggs were Calvin and Hobbes in a webseries. “With tousled hair and a striped T-shirt, Casal himself plays Calvin. Rapper-actor Daveed Diggs, now renowned for originating the roles of Lafayette and Jefferson in Hamilton, portrays Hobbes, donning striped pants and a […]

Tolly Folly, Ep. 2!

The Gutter’s own Beth returns to the limited run Tolly Folly Podcast! “Our Uttam-Suchitra miniseries continues with the mega classic Saptapadi and one of my favorites Chaowa Pawa, a wonderful adaptation of It Happened One Night.”

Who is Second Best?!

Sententiae Antiquae is determing which of the Achaean heroes from the Iliad is second best! Check out the semi-finals here and read up on previous battles here. “Why NANAIHB? Since Achilles is the best of the Achaeans, he’s obviously out. After him, the picture is more complicated. Tradition […]