Friend of the Gutter Sara Century knows we’re all just trying our best. “Here’s the thing, though — we constantly make these decisions when we’re not under the stress of being chased down by a serial killer who’s already killed half off our friend group. A lot of […]
At Crime Reads, Wendy Walker recommends 8 thrillers in which women disappear. “Most missing person cases are the result of the person having walked away voluntarily. Some return on their own. Some choose to stay gone. And then there are those—the outliers—whose disappearance involves criminal activity. Below is […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes about Gabrielle and Xena on Xena’s 25th anniversary! “The story of Xena is remembered as many different things. A heroic saga, a tale of redemption, a campy romp. It’s a series that truly had it all, and that’s why it remains […]
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators hosted an online event with Judy Blume. You can follow along with what she has to say on Twitter.
Bernard Rose’s Clive Barker’s Candyman is an intensely 1990s film. Characters smoke a LOT inside public places. A senior professor, Philip Purcell, refers to our main character Helen (Virginia Madsen) and research partner/Black Best Friend trope Bernadette (Kasi Lemmons) as “my two most beautiful graduate students” and there […]