“Being a medieval historian means quite a few things. Among other things, it means you get irrationally irked by the popular usage of medieval as a pejorative, make literally no money at all ever (Haha – I’m not joking, tho. HELP.), and spend a lot of time being […]
At Teleport City, the Gutter’s own Carol writes about The Ghost Story of Yotsuya in its film adaptations and its villain, Iemon, who is the absolute worst.
Hyperallergic has a gallery of astronomical and cosmological illustrations from photographer Michael Benson’s books, Cosmographics: Picturing Space Through Time. (Thanks, Stephanie!)
Freddy Fabris photographs auto mechanics recreating Renaissance paintings. (Thanks, Stephanie!)
“The British Library has uploaded one million public domain scans from 17th-19th century books to Flickr!” (Thanks, Kate!)
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay performs–as a boy band–the madrigal, “Come again sweet love” written by John Dowland. (thanks, alex!)