At A Knife And A Quill, Kate Laity shares her thoughts on American Horror Story: Coven: “I don’t turn to drama series for insightful commentary on witchcraft. I do expect fun and I do expect a little pulse-taking on the state of the nation. Because witchcraft narratives are almost […]
Spectacular Optical has an overview of British folklore in horror film and television. (Thanks, Colin!)
Kenneth Anger talks about making Lucifer Rising (1966): “I used a bit of deception to film it in Egypt. I said I was doing a documentary on ancient Egyptian beliefs and needed to film in the actual settings: in front of the Sphinx, at Karnak, along the Nile […]
Manos: The Hands of Fate devotional art and a poll made by The Gutter’s own Comics Editor Carol.
The Projection Booth Podcast has an excellent two-part series exploring Scientology on film. The first part focuses on Craig Baldwin’s Mock Up On Mu, with discussion of L. Ron Hubbard and rocket scientist/occultist Jack Parsons, and a comparison of Peter Alexander’s The Profit with Paul Thomas Anderson’s The […]
At the School of Visual Art, Greil Marcus delivers a commencement speech discussing “high art” vs. “low art,” art, and influence. (Thanks, Andrew!)