Friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at queen women in horror. “While modern horror films are more likely to feature queer women—and not just lesbian vampires—than early films in the genre, they still often frame queerness as taboo. Even these days onscreen, lesbians have something different about […]
Friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman joins Kenneth Brorsson to discuss the Taiwanese vampire movie, Hello Vampire. And so much more!
At The Hindu friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen and Alok Sharma write about Dracula’s roots in Indian literature and comics. “The vampire — that undead creature of the night, half-human, half-bat, thriving on blood — every culture has one in its lore. And this explains the universal […]
BBC Radio 4 produces “The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula.” Listen to Sherlock Holmes investigate Dracula in BBC Radio’s 1981 production of “Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula.” And Orson Welles and Agnes Moorehead star in the Mercury Theater of the Air’s production of “Dracula.”
In Michael O’Shea’s The Transfiguration (2017), Milo is a smart, sensitive teen, but he’s got problems like an Afterschool Special. He’s an orphan, parents taken by separate, traumatizing circumstances, so now he lives alone with his older brother Lewis, their poor city neighborhood restlessly patrolled by gangs. He […]
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Tarik Davis talks about the horror and monsters of American life in his series, “Stakes is High.” “In this series of coming articles, I will display the similarities and connections between vampirism and racism. I will illustrate how President Barack Obama is Blade (from […]