At Autostraddle, Beth Maiden writes about the life of Patricia Colman Smith, illustrator of the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck and an innovator in Tarot card design. “Colman Smith studied to be an artist at the experimental, avant-garde Pratt Institute in Brooklyn but didn’t graduate — nonetheless she became an […]
I’m a little chilly after a strangely, even eerily warm Yuletide writing my annual list of comics I liked in 2015. I was suddenly snowed in in Montreal and then subjected to what I can only call, “Frost Giant Snot” on the long road home. As always, I […]
The BBC and Atlas Obscura have galleries of intriguing Nineteenth Century Christmas cards. “The Victorians had a different idea to what Christmas was about – not particularly Christian, but a time of good humour. You may find a mouse riding a lobster strange – I find it funny. […]
Christopher Lee talks about black magic, playing a blasphemous priest in To The Devil A Daughter, Anton LaVey, Ian Fleming and Dracula in a 1975 interview.
The Paris Review shares some of cartoonist Roz Chast’s intriguingly painted Easter eggs. See more at her website.
Footage of Jello Biafra interviewing the Archangel Urial and other members of Unarius, a religion based on their encounters with aliens, the Space Brothers.