SF/F Editor Keith has wandered into the woods and we’re not sure where or what time he’ll even come out. Except that he’ll definitely be back here next month. In the meantime, enjoy this piece he wrote on American Sci-Fi Folk Horror. I’ve spent the latter half of […]
Christopher Robin said to Pooh: “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” I remember going out to play in the summer as a kid, roaming around the shores of the lake near my house or sneaking […]
“The experience of the mother—as a caregiver, as a woman in crisis, but most importantly, as a human—is often at the center of Netflix’s Stranger Things. And when I, like so many others, became captivated by it this summer, I felt myself exhaling as I watched Joyce Byers […]
I missed last month due to the holidays, so I’m overcompensating and making this article much longer and more rambling than anyone probably wants. And this being the holiday season and all, it dwells a little on growing up, bonds of friendship, wandering around in the woods, and Nazis. […]
Please enjoy this 8-bit adaptation of Stranger Things by 8-Bit Cinema!
Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey writes about 2016’s summer blockbusters: “And it matters more than it might seem that Hollywood has lost its nerve and touch in making blockbusters. Pop culture is how a society of diverse people talk to each to other—finding common idioms no matter […]
At Vox, Genevieve Valentine writes about how “Stranger Things‘ treatment of Barb reveals the show’s greatest flaw: Its limited view of women” in the story so far: “Nostalgia is a powerful story engine, and Stranger Things is in a sweet spot, since those who grew up with the […]