“It’s another big ol’ catchup, where Christine and Emily wrangle their wild lists of what they’ve been watching (which is suitably 80% in the horror genre). We save the spoilery talk on Orphan: (Esther’s) First Kill, Nope, and Yellowjackets for the final fully warned segment. Before that, highlights […]
Jordan Crucchiola shares a list of essential LGBTQ+ horror movies at the Rotten Tomatoes blog. “As long as there have been horror films, there have been queer horror films. Before homosexuality was formally legislated out of existence in Hollywood by the Production Code — commonly referred to as the […]
Swamp Thing first shambled into my heart with Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette and John Totleben’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing #24-64 (DC, 1984-7). At a time when I was reading mostly alternative comics, Swamp Thing brought me back to DC, Vertigo, and, eventually, superhero comics. It’s appropriate […]
The Gutter’s own Carol joins Matthew on Bookclub for Masochists: A Readers’ Advisory Podcast, wherein they discuss public domain superheroes, American public domain law, DC absorbing all it can, masked avengers, scale, Alex Ross and “fun,” and “Time Eggs.” Listen here. And make sure to check out all […]
There’s a new series featuring the beloved Filipina superhero, Darna, and you can watch via the Filipino Channel App. Check out the trailer here. (Thanks, Ed!) If you are curious, the Gutter’s own Carol wrote about Darna here.
“The Ghost of Worshops Past: How Communism, Conservatism, and the Cold War still molds our path into SFF Writing”
At Tor.com, S.L. Huang writes about the history of writing workshops and its influence on SF/F workshops and writing today. “To those outside the industry, the name “Clarion” might not have much meaning. But to those with aspirations of being a professional SFF author—of joining those like Gaiman—workshops […]