Friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes a beautiful piece about being saved (and not saved) by the X-Men at The Gutter Review. “Being queer was like being an X-Man. You discover something about yourself and it makes the people around you upset, even violent. You can’t change […]
At Slate, Dan Kois goes searching for poet and songwriter Rod McKuen. “I wanted to know who this incredibly famous poet was, and who his fans were, and how he was forgotten. I went searching for Rod McKuen, and I found a young man so hungry for fame […]
At Vulture, Marya E. Gates writes an excellent piece on Marilyn Monroe’s poetry and what the film, Blonde (2022) overlooks. “In one fragment, she contemplates how we can never really know what others went through in their early years and ‘what they drag with them.’ In another, she […]
Marya E. Gates has some thoughts on Andrew Dominik’s Blonde (2022), Marilyn Monroe, and the photography of Weegee. “Weegee would take this idea of distorted reality even further with his doctored images of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, warping them ever so slightly, enough so that they feel off […]
Tim Greiving writes about composer Miklós Rózsa at the Criterion blog. “Rózsa was the musical counterpart to Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, and James M. Cain, the film’s writers, and Double Indemnity the ur–noir score.” Read more here.
Comic Book Herald shares 30 essential comics with Queer character and/or Queer creators! Some of the entries are written by friend of the Gutter Sara Century. Click through here and get some recommendations!