The Fantasia Film Festival has shared video of Carolyn Mauricette’s discussion of Afrofuturism! “In this lecture, we’ll see how the lack of representation of BIPOC people in science fiction changed with Afrofuturism pioneers of music, film, and literature, break down the definitions of Afrofuturism, and see how the […]
“Black Horror is far from a new phenomenon, as demonstrated by last year’s documentary Horror Noire, based on the book by Robin R. Means Coleman, which unpacked the deeper meaning behind a century of African American history in frightening screen stories—from the silent era to 1968’s Night of […]
Screen Editor alex MacFadyen has gone undercover on a Gutter mission of vital importance. He’ll be back soon. In the meantime, please enjoy this essay on Don Draper, Marty Hart and willpower. ~~~ Awhile back I had one of those moments where I read something that made all […]
“I don’t know what I should have done. I never had to save the world before.” ~ Rita Farr Somewhere in west central Ohio, Black drag diva Maura Lee Karupt (Alan Mingo, Jr.) confronts a man, maybe the Man. He is there to enforce normalcy. He considers anyone […]
The Internet Archive has uploaded and more than 20,000 VHS recordings and you can watch them all, if you have the time, at the VHS Vault. (via Lifehacker).
Smithsonian Magazine interviews Julie Newmar about her role as Catwoman in the 1960s Batman tv series and the iconic costume she wore.