I was, in my day, particularly fond of John Christopher’s Tripods trilogy, which combined “boy’s own adventure” with post-apocalyptic science fiction.
On Shelfdust Presents, David Brothers talks about The Question by Dennis O’Neil, Denys Cowan, Rick Magyar, Tatjana Wood and Gaspar Saladino. “If you like noir you’ll be in your element here, with a distinctly of-its-time first issue which sets up the story of vigilante Vic Sage (aka The […]
The Internet Archive has uploaded and more than 20,000 VHS recordings and you can watch them all, if you have the time, at the VHS Vault. (via Lifehacker).
In his first two films, Hereditary (2018) and Midsommar (2019), insidious cults with insidious plots are to Ari Aster as disease is to David Cronenberg and differently horny monsters are to Clive Barker: a mechanic to pry under conventional assumptions and morality to prepare the way for something […]
“Canadian artist Hannah Kwasnycia hand stitches abstract embroidery hoops inspired by nature. In particular, she is interested in capturing the organic shapes of moss, lichen, coral reefs, and mold—using a variety of stitches, colors, and beads to do so.” See some here!
Artists Asya Kozina and Dmitriy Kozin create amazing Baroque and Rococo wigs out of paper. And some feature contemporary elements like airplanes and the Empire State Building.
Angelica Jade Bastién writes about Harley Quinn, Margot Robbie, Birds of Prey (2019) and “unruly women.” “Robbie has shirked the bombshell image by embracing the opposite: the unruly woman, a type exemplified by Harley Quinn, who has become one of the most popular characters in the DC Comics […]