The Gutter’s own Keith shares from bonus content from his book Cocktails & Capers. It’s all about the Pastry War, Lucha Libre and Cinco de Mayo. “Alas, to keep the book to a reasonable length and not completely lose readers, I ended up cutting the pages about this […]
At the Vintagent, Paul D’Orléans writes about the history of one-piece utility suits from boilersuits to Catwoman and Girl On A Motorcycle (1968). “The story of the ‘boilersuit’ and its (super)heroic descendants is a curious tale; a purely functional clothing item historically laden with a mix of Utopian […]
Enjoy these excellent covers for Moby-Dick!
The Public Domain Review shares some of their favorite books covers from 1820 to 1914.
Friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen writes about love and loss in ghost stories at Arré. “On cold nights as thick snow rests on the ground, the ghosts of a beautiful young woman and a little girl still haunt Furnivall Manor House. Soon, the sound of an organ […]
The BBC has a look at creepy and fascinating Victorian Christmas cards. Smithsonian Magazine writes about the history about the history of Christmas cards. And the Lilly Library has an online exhibit of Victorian Christmas cards.