At Black Girl Nerds, Joelle Monique writes about Beyoncé’s “Formation”: “What makes this video great is the need ending parade of cultural representation. To see an array of Black styles: gothic, modern, historical, street, haute couture in all of its glory and it doesn’t stop there.”
Private Birthday Party has a collection of photographs from Kansas City’s Drag Balls in the 1950s and 1960s.
Actor, writer and director Harold Ramis has died. He is probably best known for SCTV, Animal House, Meatballs, Stripes, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, and Groundhog Day. He also had memorable roles in As Good As It Gets and Knocked Up. The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times and […]
Nitrate Diva is hosting a Vincent Price Blogathon celebrating the career of Price, who died 20 years ago this week. See all the posts from participants here. The Gutter’s own Carol wrote a piece on The Raven (1963) and you can read that here.
At The LA Review of Books, Sarah Weinman writes about fine, subtle and underappreciated noir writer, Dorothy B. Hughes. “In a Lonely Place…blasted my mind open to new ways of reading. I wasn’t only enjoying the story and getting creeped out by the wholly unreliable narrator, Dix Steele, […]
In an interview with the National Visionary Leadership Project, the late Gordon Parks talks Life Magazine, photography, racism, his hometown and offers advice to young Black people.