“I had a chat with Kathe [Koja]…about the unexplored horror elements in Wuthering Heights, the legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and the trailblazing work of Shirley Jackson, particularly The Haunting of Hill House. Enjoy this in-depth exploration of the legacies of badass women in horror with someone who should need no introduction in that […]
Halloween looms, my dreadful darlings, have you considered your seasonal reading? Perhaps in your secret heart, not the one in your chest, but the one you have sealed in a cast glass jar and hidden high on a shelf in a cobwebbed attic or buried beneath the gelid […]
When I was a kid, I loved monsters. I dressed up as a monster or an alien (i.e., stealth monster) every Halloween. I watched monsters movies on weekends and tokusatsu shows or whatever featured monsters after school. I loved kaiju and the monsters on Sesame Street and The Muppet […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes a history of Mary Shelley in pop culture for SyFy. “There’s no denying that Mary Shelley led a fascinating life. She was the child of two prominent political writers, one of whom was a renowned proto-feminist who died shortly after childbirth. […]
Karina Longworth explores the lives and careers of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff on You Must Remember This.
David Warner talks about his “Random Roles” at the AV Club. “The A.V. Club: The reason this interview came to pass is because it was pitched to you by Lin-Manuel Miranda while you two were chatting on the set of Mary Poppins Returns. David Warner: Yes, and he […]