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 […]
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, […]
Enjoy a pleasant chill as Christopher Lee recounts the ghost stories M. R. James as M. R. James himself in this series of tales from the BBC.
“She must do that thing her town has done every year since its founding. The thing could potentially be a tree lighting ceremony, an ice skating rink for people who knew each other in high school, or a pie-making contest hosted by a charming old man who keeps […]
The BBC has a look at creepy and fascinating Victorian Christmas cards. Smithsonian Magazine writes about the history about the history of Christmas cards. And the Lilly Library has an online exhibit of Victorian Christmas cards.
The Gutter’s own Carol joins The Feminine Critique‘s Emily Intravia to talk about Christmas In The Smokies. Listen their discussion of Christmas movie tropes, chickens and even a little Werner Herzog!