Their final bows

There are thinkers for whom lateness is less a bad habit than a cultural concept. Theodor Adorno produced an absorbing study of the late Beethoven, while Edward Said wrote a book on what he called late style. The work was published posthumously, which is about as late as you can get. For the critic Harold … Read more

Fairy Tales and Final Girls in THE GHOSTS OF ROSE HILL, a guest post by RM Romero

Fairy tales and horror may seem like completely dissonant genres, but they actually have many things in common. One of them is their reputation for treating their female characters poorly. They’re objectified damsels in distress who must be rescued by a police man or a huntsman, depending on the era the story takes place in. … Read more