Tag: horror history

Greek Tragedy and the Scream Franchise

At Gayly Dreadful, Jared Charles considers, “Greek Tragedy in Horror Exemplified in the Scream Franchise.” “While today’s horror can often contradict the intentions of the Greek tragedy – particularly the genre that people often refer to as torture-porn – there are many horror movies that pay homage to […]

“The Quagmire of Race and Horror in Cinema”

Dani Bethea kicks off Gayly Dreadful’s Pride Month with a meditation on race, gender, gender presentation and horror in cinema. “Particular intricacies always exist in the stories and lives of Black people, especially in the framing of (horror) imagery. As a Black American, I have a very particular […]

“Horror has a Leadership Problem”

Johnny Donaldson writes about some issues with high profile people in horror including filmmaker Adam Donaghey and Joe Bob Briggs. “Horror has a problem. It has a problem with gatekeeping, it has a problem with leadership, and it has a problem with access. And it has a problem […]

Viewmaster Dracula

It’s the story of Dracula, one slide at a time! “View-Master World presents all 21 scenes from the View-Master packet Dracula (B324) with restored color and the original captions!” (Thanks, Ian!)