WARNING: This entire thing is Spoiler City for bunches of movies, but especially: The Babadook, Midsommar, The Witch, Ready or Not, The Invisible Man, Gretel and Hansel, The Descent, No One Gets Out Alive, A Classic Horror Story, His House, Censor, Saint Maud, The Perfection, A Promising Young […]
I had an uninvited guest once, and it was inside me. If you’ve ever seen a sonogram of a cancer tumor, a demon analogy isn’t too much hyperbole. Tumors look objectively wicked and wrong. The barbs of its flesh under my own skin pricked. And while it was […]
At Crime Reads, Samantha Allen writes about her novel, Patricia Wants to Cuddle (2022). “Maybe the book turned out ‘bonkers.’ Maybe it’s ‘bananas’ or even ‘batshit.’ But the beauty of fiction is that you can be as bold as you want, lying through your teeth while you tell […]
At Smithsonian Magazine, Nora McGreevy writes about gender and mythological monsters. “Monsters reveal more about humans than one might think. As figments of the imagination, the alien, creepy-crawly, fanged, winged and otherwise-terrifying creatures that populate myths have long helped societies define cultural boundaries and answer an age-old question: […]
Filmmaker, film historian and friend of the Gutter Prof. Ashlee Blackwell’s students have a research blog and you can check out all the interesting ideas about women in horror here!
The Rift Trails Posse organizes online meet-ups on Red Dead Online to ride horses on beautiful trails. “Our entire procession passes the hour of real time by swapping gameplay tips, teasing disoriented NPCs as they try to navigate through our crowd, and with a fair bit of giggling […]