Jennifer Crusie has shared a bunch of collages she made as part of her process when she works on her books. It includes a collage for Gutter favorite, Agnes and the Hitman! You can see them here.
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century has some things to say about Ghost Rider, horror and Marvel’s Rise of the Midnight Sons at Comic Book Herald! “With an influx of scary villains, extreme action sequences, and earnest looks into a reluctant hero’s tortured inner world, the early days […]
The veils between the worlds are about to part once more, dear friends, giving us a glimpse of what is normally denied to mortal view and bringing our beloved and not-so-beloved dead among us once more. Perhaps in these darkling hours, these twilight times, you long to hear […]
Friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen writes about horror in Bollywood at The Quint. “For a long time, haunting had a very defined pattern in Hindi cinema. Old mansions, deep woods, ruins, old forts – spooks always occupied spaces away from mainstream life. It was Ram Gopal Varma’s […]
New York Magazine has a piece on novelist and essayist Shirley Jackson life as author, mother and homemaker: “In June 1948, Shirley Jackson’s story “The Lottery” — a dark fable about a ritual stoning conducted in an apparently ordinary village — roiled the readers of The New Yorker, generating more mail than […]
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 […]