“To watch Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is to take a master class in image construction. In 2011, she severed professional ties with her father and former manager, Mathew Knowles, who’d had a strong hand in controlling her image. In the nine years since, she has evolved dramatically as a […]
“Being a medieval historian means quite a few things. Among other things, it means you get irrationally irked by the popular usage of medieval as a pejorative, make literally no money at all ever (Haha – I’m not joking, tho. HELP.), and spend a lot of time being […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at some of Laura Dern’s most iconic roles in the Lynchverse. “By the time her Blue Velvet ‘audition’ rolled around in 1986, Dern was only 16 but had been acting since childhood, accompanying her mom (acclaimed actor Diane Ladd) on films […]
The McElroy’s play a new adventure–set at the Grand Ol’ (or New) Opry in space! “It’s a country western space opera, or, if you will: A Space Opry. Enjoy!”
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 […]
Lithub has a gallery of songs reimagined as the covers for pulp novels by artist Todd Alcott. The covers include: “Losing My Religion”; “Paranoid Android”; “Another One Bites The Dust”; “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker”; “When Doves Cry” and a bunch more.