“Maybe you’ve heard that people are mad about Black actors being cast in Lord of the Rings. Or Game of Thrones. Or maybe it was Star Wars. Or perhaps Thor. Wait, maybe it was Titans, or Superman. The Witcher? Or maybe you heard that people are angry that […]
Sachin Hingoo kicks off this year’s Switcheroo Month at the Gutter. This year the Gutter’s editors are writing about reputable art rather than disreputable art for a whole month! Heads up: The following contains minor spoilers for A24’s Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) and Paramount’s Star Trek: […]
Michael Chabon shares some of his notes on Romulan culture for Star Trek: Picard.
Get two sentences into any retrospective of Star Trek, and you’ll run smack into a glowing pronouncement of difference between Gene Roddenberry’s vision and spaceship jockey opuses that preceded it: the optimism. Star Trek promised a future where there was no war, at least among humans, no racism, […]
At StarTrek.com, friend of the Gutter Sara Century considers “The Radical Empathy of Deanna Troi.” “We live in a society that views compassion as a weakness, particularly feminine compassion. The message that to care is to give up your strength is instilled through media, culture, even in the […]
Neon Harbor’s video on Turkish Star Trek has been updated!