The Library of America sponsored an even celebrating women in science fiction! It includes this cool panel discussion with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Pamela Sargent, Sheree Renée Thomas, and Lisa Yaszek, that you can watch here. An interview with Lisa Yaszek on “the watershed moment” of 1970s feminist science […]
At Nerds of Color, Bao Phi ponders Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022). “Consider how many risks the filmmakers took, how many plates they had in the air, and recognize their ambition. Think about how difficult it is to incorporate special effects convincingly into a modern film, and […]
Professional wrestler Orange Cassidy is informed about the existence of Paul Rudd in Hot Wet American Summer (2001). He is also asked about his favorite imaginary animal and interviewed at Esquire Middle East. Even if you don’t like wrestling, it’s a good interview. Read it here.
The Nib has an interview in comics form with Doom Patrol writer and Tarot expert, Rachel Pollack. Annie Mok discusses being a superhero on your own terms and Pollack’s creation of Coagula, one of the first trans superheroes. Read it here.
Nocebo (Philippines / Ireland, 2022) is a blend of Gothic manor house horror, Southeast Asian witchcraft movies, and horror set in the world of fashion. Instead of focusing on connivances and cruelties within the world of haute couture fashion houses, like, say, Mario Bava’s Blood and Black Lace […]
BBC Archives shares a 1991 report on “Nintendo and the Japanese Software Boom”: “Gordon Brewer visits Japan, to gauge the state of the Japanese software industry. With Nintendo having already demonstrated that a Japanese corporation can quickly dominate the US video games software market, should the big American […]