Hey, it’s a conversation with John Crye, a storyteller, author and former Newmarket creative executive who worked on Momento, Velvet Goldmine, The Prestige and Donnie Darko among others. He’s also a good friend of the Gutter!
The Gutter’s own Beth has an essay in Bollywood Horrors: Religion, Violence and Cinematic Fears in India (Bloomsbury, 2020), a fancy academy book edited by friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen (who also has an essay inside). Go, Beth!
Amsterdam’s Ritman Library has put over 1,600 occult and alchemical books online as part of their “Hermetically Open” project. (via Open Culture).
Open Culture has a bit on the 4,000 illustrations in Jules Verne’s works, including a link to all of them. “Verne and his editor Pierre-Jules Hetzel commissioned these illustrations from no fewer than eight artists, a group including Edouard Riou, Alphonse de Neuville, Emile-Antoine Bayard, and Léon Benett […]
“Matthew Sweet explores the dawning of the age of Black Aquarius – the weirdly great wave of occultism that swept through British popular culture in the 1960s-70s. From journals like the Aquarian Arrow to the diabolical novels of Dennis Wheatley, lurid accounts of satanic cults in the Sunday […]
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The Film School Rejects share their favorite film adaptations of “paperbacks from hell.” “If you’ve ever read a book that has a skeleton on the cover perhaps playing the banjo, riding a tricycle, working as a doctor, dressed for a wedding, or just straight up being a jack-in-the-box, […]