At Autostraddle, Hannah Williams writes about Tove Jansson and Moomin. “Jansson’s queerness is often left out in stories of her life. Puffin editions of Moomin books talked about how she lived alone on her Finnish island; documentaries still talk of Pietilä as a lifelong friend. Jansson is no […]
At Lithub, Viv Groskop writes about Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita. “Written in the 1930s but not published until the 1960s, The Master and Margarita is the most breathtakingly original piece of work. Few books can match it for weirdness. The devil, Woland, comes to Moscow with […]
Do you dare lose yourself in the Pulp Magazine Archive at Archive.org?! Weird Tales! Fangoria! True Detective! Amazing Stories!
Friend of the Gutter Nitrate Diva suggests pairings of horror films and old time radio dramas for your enjoyment this spookoween season! “Each radio-film pairing will have a theme. Many selections share source material or deploy a cherished plot trope, like evil twins or mad scientists. More creative […]
Rebellion has just acquired a catalog of comics with titles dating back 130 years. “It means the Oxford company now has biggest catalogue of English language comic book properties in the world. The deal includes Billy Bunter, Sexton Blake, Valiant, Look-In, and the 19th Century title Comic Cuts. […]
The Guardian profiles filmmaker Agnès Varda. Nowadays, Varda is spending less time researching new ways of making cinema. Not because she hasn’t got the energy but because she believes she can do more groundbreaking work with art installations. In the end, she says, all art is about communication. […]