Have you ever had terrifying dreams of a snakes flying at you and eyes watching you through a knothole? Have you ever felt the hands of the Silver-Haired Witch around your throat? Have you ever feared that your sister might, in fact, be a malicious snake girl? Last […]
There are witches in the woods. You might see them celebrating their sabbats or raising wands and athames on full moon nights. Jacob Sprenger and Heinrich Krämer say, on the nights of the dark moon, you can see witches working their magic or stealing men’s most precious parts […]
It’s that time again. The UV, both A and B, is high. The pollen’s flying. The sun is shining. And everywhere the summer lists are in bloom. So I have a list of comics that might go well with that public radio-recommended salad or be just the thing […]
What follows is a discussion of the film The Witch, the award-winning 2015 feature from writer-director Robert Eggers. I will be swooping through the story, and then rooting in its unbaptized innards, with consequent spoilage. If you want to watch the movie first, and it’s a good ‘un, […]
Christopher Lee talks about black magic, playing a blasphemous priest in To The Devil A Daughter, Anton LaVey, Ian Fleming and Dracula in a 1975 interview.
In honor of director Mario Bava’s birthday, Shudder TV is having a Bava-thon with nine of his classic horror films chosen by friend of the Gutter Colin Geddes streaming free online all weekend. See the line-up here and watch here.