“Secret Base’s mission is to enjoy fascinating, funny, and weird stories that just happen to be about sports. Many of the stories we tell are true. Some are strange, irreverent experiments that break the fundamental rules. Some we make up out of thin air. In short, we’re having […]
The Gutter’s own Sachin has some thoughts about Out In The Ring (Canada, 2022) at Biff Bam Pop! “Ryan Bruce Levay’s documentary Out in the Ring is mostly a historical piece, running though the roots of queerness in pro wrestling from the 1940’s to today. If there was […]
There are so many events happening at Fantasia 2022 between July 14 and August 3, including world and North American film premieres, a tribute to John Woo, and a special screening series as part of a celebration of the tenth anniversary of Kier-La Janesse’s book, House of Psychotic […]
Comic Book Herald shares 30 essential comics with Queer character and/or Queer creators! Some of the entries are written by friend of the Gutter Sara Century. Click through here and get some recommendations!
Though a good/evil distinction is present in most narratives, when it comes to professional wrestling the dynamic between babyfaces (good guys) and heels (bad guys) is uniquely important. In an entertainment medium that lives and dies based on the reactions and whims of the live audience, it’s critical […]
At Roger Ebert.com, David Moses writes about Apollo Creed. “[Rocky] was never truly an underdog—that is the fantasy of the Rocky movies, a series that plays in a vacuum breathing off the air tube of white victimhood, while shutting out real world complications and well … facts. Facts […]