Behold Benjamin Mackey’s Twin Peaks tarot deck at Open Culture.
The line-up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival has been announced: Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire; Iko Uwais and Julie Estelle return in Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel’s Headshot; Morgan Spurlock’s Rats; Paul Schrader’s Dog Eat Dog, starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe; Adam […]
DM David writes about “The Dungeons & Dragons spells Gary Gygax never meant for players.” “Dungeons & Dragons first supplement, Greyhawk, raised the game’s highest level spells from 6th level to 9th. None of Gary Gygax’s players had reached the level required to cast the new spells. Tim […]
It’s that time again. The UV, both A and B, is high. The pollen’s flying. The sun is shining. And everywhere the summer lists are in bloom. So I have a list of comics that might go well with that public radio-recommended salad or be just the thing […]
I first got my start as Comics Editor here at the Cultural Gutter because of a zine I made. It was a personal zine I started after spending a few years running Mad Cow, the zine for the University of Toronto Women’s Centre. I was excited to write […]
At Tor.com, Chris Lough writes about the problems with J.K. Rowling’s “The History of Magic of North America.” “Fiction is a story we create, and history is a story we find, but the opposite is also true, and this makes the structure of both very similar. In this […]