At Vulture, Bilge Ebiri proflies actor Ke Huy Quan from Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022), Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom (1984) and The Goonies (1985). “It didn’t take long to discover that Hollywood roles for Asian men were few and far between. He did a […]
At Smithsonian Magazine, Fritzi Kramer writes about the importance of recovering lost silent films. Read it here. “These lost films have a resonance beyond film history. They might offer historians an opportunity to see historical figures like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle or Teddy Roosevelt. They might feature real […]
The Civil Rights Movement archive has a link to the 1957 comic that inspired the late Representative John Lewis, Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story. You can read it online here.
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell considers the horrific, Black horror, the white gaze and the Black subject among other things in her profile of Dianca London Potts. “Dianca’s exemplary analysis makes her an exciting, sobering voice in pop culture criticism. This Bucks County, Pennsylvania dropout […]
“The 1-California carries more than just passengers gawking at superheroes in Marvel blockbusters, though. It carries the history and legacy of San Francisco’s Chinese community, its advocacy, and its perseverance. That is, if you know the history.” More at KQED.
“[Octavia] Butler is one of the futurists who will be honored in the Smithsonian’s expansive ‘Futures’ exhibition, which will mark the Institution’s 175th anniversary and will debut in the Arts and Industries Building late this year.” More about Butler, her career, Afrofuturism and the Futures exhibit at the […]