“[T]here’s almost always a female monster, and she’s almost always destroyed.” More from Theodora Goss on the big idea of her book, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, at Scalzi.com. (Thanks, James!)
I stayed up too late reading Kabi Nagata’s My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness (Los Angeles: Seven Seas Press, 2017). It’s one of those books. It moves fast and covers more ground than it seems to. I thought I’d just take a look at it before going to sleep […]
At the Criterion’s Current, Barry Jenkins talks about Wong Kar-Wai. “For the inaugural video in our new series Under the Influence, Barry Jenkins—whose sophomore feature, Moonlight, won big at last night’s Gotham Awards and just garnered best director and best supporting actress from the National Board of Review—stopped […]
At The Establishment, Alex Townsend explores the differences in how and whether sex, nudity and rape are depicted in Gail Simone and Jonathan Davis-Hunt’s The Clean Room and Alan Moore and Jacen Burrow’s Providence. “[I]t’s intriguing to see that some major horror comics are going in a new […]
Our friends at Neon Harbor talk about about an Egyptian remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Anyab / Fangs (1981) on the latest episode of Deja View.
At You Must Remember This, Karina Longworth looks at the life and career of Joan Crawford. The episodes on “Bette Davis and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?“ and “Mommie Dearest” might make excellent Halloween listening.
A woman leans against a tree as bats swirl in front of a full moon. Her long hair is loose, her nails perfect and she surely is wearing a robe from her coven (indicated by the star pendant hanging from her neck) or the trance nightgown she had […]