BJ Colangelo writes about race and the final girl for Graveyard Shift Sisters: “When we think of the final girl in a horror film, we all know the rules. We’ve got ourselves the virgin girl out of her group of friends, a majority of the time she’s brunette […]
Jeb Lund writes about Hallmark holiday movies. “Last year, my friend David Roth and I started a podcast dedicated to sincerely reviewing these movies on their own terms, even if the process entails a lot of teasing about the channel’s conspicuous dedication to filling plots with literal angels, […]
Our friends at the Graveyard Shift Sisters have provided a syllabus in association with the outstanding documentary on Black horror, Horror Noire (2019). “[Ashlee Blackwell] and executive producers Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and Tananarive Due present a digital, living document we hope will guide further inquiry into […]
Read about Bessie Stringfield, an African-American motorcyclist who road the open road in the 1930s! “At the age of 19, young Stringfield flipped a penny onto a map of the US then ventured out on her bike alone. Interstate highways didn’t yet exist at the time, but the […]
Your Black History month reading doesn’t need to be all history–The Portalist has a nice list of Black science fiction and fantasy authors to check out! (It includes a couple interviews as well).
Filmmaker and comedian Jordan Peele is interviewed at Rolling Stone. ‘“I realized I had never seen a horror movie of this kind, where there’s an African-American family at the center that just is. After you get over the initial realization that you’re watching a black family in a […]