Tag: Blackness

“Looking Back & Hoping Forward”

Friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell has a lovely and powerful meditation on Candyman (1992) and hopes for Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s upcoming Candyman (2021) at Graveyard Shift Sisters. “Candyman has been a delicate enigma, a tale, a very tepid preoccupation of mine since I was ten. […]

Them is pure degredation porn”

At Vulture, Angelica Jade Bastién writes about the Amazon series, Them (2021). “In 2018, the artist Lorraine O’Grady said at a Brooklyn Museum book event, “In the future, white supremacy will no longer need white people.” That future is now. O’Grady’s belief nods to the ways the structures […]

Interview with Rachel True

Vilissa Thompson interviews actor and author Rachel True at Bitch Media. “As a kid growing up in the ‘90s, one of my favorite movies was the cult classic The Craft. At the time, I was always looking for Black characters in TV shows and movies, and The Craft […]

Kirby / Boseman

This week’s Guest Star is writer, producer and friend of the Gutter John Crye. John Crye is a writer and producer living in Los Angeles. ~~~ Jack Kirby’s work made him both a living and a posthumous legend. Having created or co-created some of the world’s greatest superheroes, […]