Aaron Brady thinks about Game of Thrones at The New Inquiry. “Here is what I think is the real question: what kind of world does Game of Thrones imagine? What does it take to be natural and normal? In its claims to be ‘realistic,’ what sort of reality […]
Brandon Hawks considers the fictional Sixteenth Century Serbian book that puts the Santa Clarita Diet‘s zombie disease in historical context. (And he teaches everyone more about mixed media manuscript-print books). “While the book is a plot device, pointing to the mysteries of the disease’s origins centuries before, its […]
For Women’s History Month, SyFy Fangrrls has created a limited podcast series focusing on “Forgotten Women of Genre,” women who deserve more recognition for their contribution to genre, including: Pauline Hopkins, Lotte Reiniger, Leigh Brackett, Hannah Beachler, Shirley Walker, Marie Severin, Meiko Kaji, Marcia Lucas, Nicole Perlman, Delia […]
At Vulture, Devon Ivie ranks rural British detective dramas by per capita murder rate. (And while you are here, you might be interested in Screen Editor alex’s “Murder and Intuition: Overlooking the Corpses in the Shrubbery”).
Jane Curtin talks about improv, Saturday Night Live, sit-coms and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2019) at The New Yorker. “I loved doing improv, and I was really good at it. I would come from an area that nobody else would come from. One of the things that […]
Please enjoy this gallery of Japanese monster posters. (Thanks, Colin!)