Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey writes an ode to Mothra at Balder & Dash at RogerEbert.com. “The giant moth’s introduction to audiences came in 1961’s “Mothra,” and for all it owed to the conventions of the Kaiju formula it offered plenty that was unique. Instead of a […]
At the Public Medievalist, Asa Mittman writes about race, racism and the medieval narrative that inform The Last Jedi. “In the final act of the film, the Resistance (our heroes) have fled the First Order’s mighty army. They hole up in a cave, behind a massive wall, with […]
Bilge Ebiri writes about the history of hairless cats on film. “Before I proceed, some disclosure: I have a Cornish Rex that, while not technically hairless, looks very much like a space alien to people, even other cat owners. Though not much of a cuddler, she is absurdly […]
At first it was the way the bears were stacked atop each other that appealed to me. I’d see ads for We Bare Bears while watching other shows and think, “That is adorable and appealing.” Their shape, the color arrangement. Just the whole stacking thing. But one weekend […]
Join our friends at Pet Cinematary podcast as they discuss, The Richest Cat In The World (1986)! “Leo the cat inherits 5 million dollars, and some people will stop at nothing to get their hands on it. (Well, except, you know, taking care of the cat and being […]
Behold the beauty and wonder of Ernst Haeckel’s drawings of bats from his Kunstformen der Natur (1904)!