“Fifty years ago this spring, the best selling young adult novel of all time was published to adulation and outrage. This was 1967, so youth culture was not exactly new, but something about the plain, emotional voice of The Outsiders did away with the grownups’ interference and spoke […]
BJ Colangelo writes about race and the final girl for Graveyard Shift Sisters: “When we think of the final girl in a horror film, we all know the rules. We’ve got ourselves the virgin girl out of her group of friends, a majority of the time she’s brunette […]
Our friends Emily Intravia and Christine Makepeace watch Annihilation (2018) at The Feminine Critique. “Christine and Emily…step into the shimmer, delving deep into Alex Garland’s 2018 sci-fi thinker Annihilation. That’s after a full hour of past watches, including a spoiler-filled argument over the merits of Happy Death Day […]
Friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen writes about Hindi horror comics for Open! “In the last decade, the horror genre in India has undergone major changes. We want our ghosts to be layered and conscious socio-politically, and fear needs to go beyond horror tropes and find new avenues. […]
Friend of the Gutter Christine Makepeace has a story up at The Selkie. It’s “Shoot The Messengers; Burn The Witch.” You should definitely read it.
Jeb Lund writes about Hallmark holiday movies. “Last year, my friend David Roth and I started a podcast dedicated to sincerely reviewing these movies on their own terms, even if the process entails a lot of teasing about the channel’s conspicuous dedication to filling plots with literal angels, […]