Pacific-Standard interviews friend of the Gutter Mark D. White about Marvel’s Civil War and how it illustrates ethical conflicts. “Civil War goes back to these classic ideas of liberty versus security that we, at least in America, have been dealing with intensely since 9/11. When it comes to […]
Director Richard Donner recounts the making of Superman (1978) in an interview with Stephen Galloway at The Hollywood Reporter. “I got a little stoned, smoked some weed, put on the Superman costume. I was in pretty good shape then. It was like elastic. And Tom pulled up, and […]
At Teleport City, the Gutter’s own Keith writes about the Emmanuelle films and the woman who inspired the character. “My first glimpse at European sex films provided escape into a theoretically obtainable world. I decided I wanted to travel, that I wanted to be a writer, that I […]
I’m a little chilly after a strangely, even eerily warm Yuletide writing my annual list of comics I liked in 2015. I was suddenly snowed in in Montreal and then subjected to what I can only call, “Frost Giant Snot” on the long road home. As always, I […]
The Faery Queene from the perspective of one of the Saracens by Saladin Ahmed. “I am walking a winding road of pale stone. Who am I? Where am I? I have answers, but they are forged falsehoods. For…days? Years? My brothers and I have been forced to live […]
At Teleport City, the Gutter’s own Carol writes about The Ghost Story of Yotsuya in its film adaptations and its villain, Iemon, who is the absolute worst.