For Women’s History Month, SyFy Fangrrls has created a limited podcast series focusing on “Forgotten Women of Genre,” women who deserve more recognition for their contribution to genre, including: Pauline Hopkins, Lotte Reiniger, Leigh Brackett, Hannah Beachler, Shirley Walker, Marie Severin, Meiko Kaji, Marcia Lucas, Nicole Perlman, Delia […]
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 […]
Behold the beauty and wonder of Ernst Haeckel’s drawings of bats from his Kunstformen der Natur (1904)!
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity considers Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley and his career on film at Punk Noir magazine. “Tom Ripley was by all accounts her favourite character, one she identified with to the extent that she signed a letter to a friend ‘Pat H, alias Ripley’ […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at queen women in horror. “While modern horror films are more likely to feature queer women—and not just lesbian vampires—than early films in the genre, they still often frame queerness as taboo. Even these days onscreen, lesbians have something different about […]
“Two girls. One Train. A world full of zombies.” Check out the prettiness and the sadness of Olivia Vieweg here. (Thanks, Sachin!)