Before there was Kate Beaton, New York Times bestselling cartoonist of Hark! A Vagrant, there was Katie Beaton of the Cape Breton Beaton, specifically Mabou, a tight-knit seaside community where the lobster is as abundant as beaches, fiddles, and Gaelic folk songs. With the singular goal of paying off her student […]
Travis Stevens’A Wounded Fawn (USA, 2022) is entirely my thing. It’s a nice mix of art house and genre, which is one of my favorite things. It blends fine art—in this case the art of Surrealists (and friends) Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo and Kati Horna—1970s horror/giallo, Classical Greek […]
Morgan Sung writes about female Tik Tok users making videos mocking “alpha male” podcasters and vloggers using the “bearded cutie” filter (among other things). She includes some videos for your enjoyment and as an entry into the rabbit hole! Start here.
“The science fiction author Isaac Asimov engaged in forms of unwanted touching with countless women. It set the tone for the entire genre.” More from Alec Nevala-Lee here.
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 […]
Longreads has an interview with author Sady Doyle on horror, true crime and gender. “I find that horror is almost a soothing genre, because it’s very validating. It’s often not that far [removed] from reality. It uses dream logic to tell its story, but it’s still one of […]