We people of Earth are experiencing a renaissance in horror on TV like we’ve never enjoyed before, as traditional gatekeepers are dispersed in the wild hunt for content, any content that is compelling or innovative or just plain outré enough to collect people at watercoolers, where presumably advertisers can […]
This week guest star is Holly Hunt is covering for Carol Borden. Holly Hunt hopes someday to write about Hans Holzer’s The Habsburg Curse as the book that changed her life. ~~~ In Search of… the classic–I’d even say paradigmatic–paranormal reality show, ran from 1977 to 1982. The […]
Whatever’s decorating your personal Starbucks holiday cup, the Christmas we share in these latitudes, in this century is both natively dark and bright, set deep in the shadow of the winter solstice amid frost rime, string lights, and that one terrible Paul McCartney song that somehow gets played […]
It’s the second ten days or so of 31 Days of Horror with the Gutter’s own Carol. “Spookoween 2015 got a little rougher for me. I’m a little more ambivalent about some of the films I watched for Part II. One I even started and stopped. This time […]
Please enjoy this collection of all the paintings used in Rod Sterling’s horror anthology, Night Gallery. With attribution and everything!
Slate surveys African-American presidents in tv and film–with clips! Salon looks at “Black Presidents We Have Known,” looking at DW Griffith, the year 2228, Sammy Davis, Jr. and 24 along the way. Meanwhile, Io9 urges you to choose Nixon as your dystopian president. (updated!)