There’s an excellent piece on the Great Gonzo, queer whatever performance artist, and the disappointment of Muppets From Space (1999) at Storming the Ivory Tower.
So, let’s talk Sparks. What is/who are Sparks? To some extent, no one really knows, still, even after the release of director Edgar Wright’s lovingly comprehensive documentary about the band, The Sparks Brothers (2021). While the band has spanned many lineups and genres from the early 1970s all […]
At Comic Book Herald, Mikayla Laird shares the Herald’s list of the best Batgirl comics! “The title of Batgirl has been held by several characters in DC’s history. Betty Kane, Barbara Gordon, Cassandra Cain, and Stephanie Brown: all have made their mark on the mantle, whether they were […]
At Crime Reads, Emily Arsenault writes about poltergeist experiences, Tina Resch and Marcia Goodin. “For any poltergeist case, the first question is always: What was the actual cause? Ghost or supernatural force? An adolescent’s emotional turbulence? A fake? As I spent more time with these cases, however, I […]
At Bond Vivant, Cultural Gutter Editor Emeritus Keith Allison writes about “the sound of spying” and James Bond cash-in albums. “When the Bond films proved runaway successes in the 1960s, hundreds of movies were made in dozens of countries, all looking to cash in on the same basic […]
At Vulture, Bilge Ebiri shares some of the best car movies ever made. “This list of movies is quite eclectic—it includes gearhead classics, cult standbys, noirs, modern blockbusters, art-house favorites, and even some genuine obscurities. Along the way, it became clear to us that a “car movie,” more […]