The Library of America’s story of the week is Edgar Allan Poe’s, “The Masque of Red Death.” There is also discussion of the story’s history. “The ‘Red Death’ had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. . . .”
Vincent Price performs in An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970).
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century recommends ten wonderfully witchy YA comics for your reading pleasure!
“Inevitably, a list like this can only scratch the surface of an art form unparalleled in its elasticity and capacity for wonder. And yet the sequences included here, listed chronologically, speak as much for the evolution of animation as a medium as they do for themselves. The creators […]
Game writer Rob Heiret talks about writing for the English language version of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and its unexpected appeal during a pandemic. “We were doing our very best, down to details you might not have considered, to make this the most positive, comforting, funny game we […]
Angela Englert has been selected for a top secret mission, so secret we shouldn’t even mention it. This week, enjoy Guest Star Jessica Ritchey’s piece on Runaway Train (1985) from her series on Cannon Films. Previously on Cahiers du Cannon, Guest Star Jessica Ritchey wrote about Castaway (1986) […]