The Gutter’s own Keith has opened wide the portal to an ancient and eldritch tomb. The curse is unspeakable. He will return perhaps wise, perhaps with a wild eye and foul claws. In the meantime, enjoy his piece on Adele Blanc-Sec! ~~~ In parts one of my “Heavy […]
The Library of America’s story of the week is Edgar Allan Poe’s, “The Masque of Red Death.” There is also discussion of the story’s history. “The ‘Red Death’ had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. . . .”
Vincent Price performs in An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970).
Our friends at Bitches on Comics interview Rachel Pollack. “This week we talk to Rachel Pollack, comic writer, author of many novels, tarot deck creator, and just the freaking coolest. We discuss the overlap of tarot and comics, how Pollack created authentic trans and queer characters in comics, […]
Halloween (1978) wasn’t the first slasher film, not by a long, long shot, and Laurie Strode wasn’t the first Final Girl, but — as I have discussed here before — the commercial appeal and success of Halloween codified the slasher subgenre and set the rules for at least […]
At Diabolique, Kat Ellinger shares her favorite films from the Fantasia Film Festival!