In the early days of the current Russia-Ukraine conflict, unconfirmed reports trickled out about a mythical “Ghost of Kyiv”, a single pilot at the helm of a MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jet that was rumoured to have taken out several Russian fighters despite being impossibly outgunned and outmanned. It’s […]
At BiffBamPop the Gutter’s own Carol writes about a scene that shook her in Edgar Ulmer’s Universal horror film, The Black Cat (1934). “[The Black Cat] is a film I never expected to leave me harrowed and shook, but it has. There is incest, rape, torture, a Black […]
At BiffBamPop, friend of the Gutter Robert Mitchell writes on the 40 seconds that shook him in The Day After (1983)!
This week’s Guest Star Kate Laity writes about the television adaptation of Jonathan Strange And Mr. Norrell. Laity is an author, Medieval Studies scholar and History Witch. ~~~ At Edge-Lit 4, my publisher, Adele Wearing of Fox Spirit Books, was on a panel about Grimdark. What is ‘grim […]
Guernica has a nice interview with Ursula Le Guin by Alexandra Chee: “Ursula K. Le Guin answers some questions about war, witches, realism and teaching herself to write as a woman.”
Joe Haldeman, author of The Forever War series and Vietnam War vet, is interviewed on the What A Horrible Way To Die podcast. “This week, Francis did some damn journalism. He interviewed Joe Haldeman, author of the 1974 sci-fi masterpiece The Forever War, about his Army service and […]