Bust looks at four women horror owes a lot to: Daphne du Maurier, Ida Lupino, Paula Maxa and Alice Guy-Blaché.
At Crime Reads, Eleni Theodoropoulos writes about Scooby Doo, Where are You? “Fifty years ago, on September 13, 1969, Scooby Doo, Where Are You! premiered on CBS. The premise of the show was always the same: whether it was a ghost, a phantom, a ghoul, or a poltergeist, […]
At StarTrek.com, friend of the Gutter Sara Century considers “The Radical Empathy of Deanna Troi.” “We live in a society that views compassion as a weakness, particularly feminine compassion. The message that to care is to give up your strength is instilled through media, culture, even in the […]
At Forget the Film, Watch the Titles, Liselotte Doeswijk has a nice analysis of Maurice Binder’s opening titles for Dr. No. “The mid 1950s was an interesting time for title sequences. The growing popularity of the rivaling medium of television prompted film studio’s to rethink their promotion strategies. […]
If there ever were a comic that was a summer time fading into fall read, it’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch (Archie Comics, 2019). If I had read it before writing, “Summer Fun Time Reading ’19,” it would definitely have ended up on the list. And it was a […]
The Library of Congress is making available 11,700 of John Margolies’ photos of road side America. (via Boing Boing)