Every April is Switcheroo Month here at the Gutter as each Editor writes about something outside their usual domain. This week Comics Editor Carol writes about playing games within games in Red Dead Redemption 2. ~~~ “You mean Paradise on one side? Maybe the Inferno on the other […]
In the evening of August 12, 2015, a series of deadly explosions tore through the east of Tianjin, a major city some 200 kilometers away from the Chinese capital, and shook the nearby area like an earthquake. Stunned locals—many bleeding profusely from wounds inflicted by shards of broken […]
Foes & Families: Love & Friendship, Lady Susan, and How Jane Austen’s Victorian Family Built a Squeaky-Clean Celebrity Brand
To talk about the 2016 film Love & Friendship we have to tell the story of Lady Susan, the Jane Austen novella it’s based off of. At the time of Austen’s death, this early work was both unpublished and untitled. Thus changing the name for the film seems […]
At The Anarcho-Geek Review, Sadie the Goat ranks fictional detectives by how much guilt she, as an Anarchist, feels for loving them.
In the “making of” feature on the DVD of The Lovers, director Roland Joffé (The Killing Fields, Fat Man and Little Boy, City of Joy) describes his film as an exploration of the concept of time split across two eras, represented by “quantum physics” in the near future […]
io9 has a gallery of images of Jack Kirby’s costume designs for a 1969 production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. (Thanks, Sarah!)
I’m a little chilly after a strangely, even eerily warm Yuletide writing my annual list of comics I liked in 2015. I was suddenly snowed in in Montreal and then subjected to what I can only call, “Frost Giant Snot” on the long road home. As always, I […]