- emily on Soviet science fiction play from 1935.
- Charlotte Riddell’s Theophilus Edlyd and the Symbiosis of Criminal and Physical Laws | timprasil on The Occult Detective quilters of Gee’s Bend.
- Kevin Holsinger on H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Library Stacks”
- David Boyk on Tamil science fiction from 1906.
- AC on The Occult Detective quilters of Gee’s Bend.
Monthly Archives: February 2012
From Physical Culture for Babies (1904) by Margueritte & Bernarr Macfadden. A product of the “physical culture” movement of the 19th and early 20th century–essentially a modern-style fitness movement–Physical Culture for Babies applies the dictates of physical culture to childhood … Continue reading
The obvious omission in this table is detective/mystery films, which would occupy a significant fraction of the overall whole, but IMDB, from which I took my data and which I admit is a flawed resource, breaks down such films into … Continue reading
Some raw data coming out of the current book: Some comments: Detective: the jump in detective dime novels 1889-1894 is entirely due to M. Sherlock Holmes. But the percentage of detective dime novels before Holmes is a reminder that the … Continue reading
Guys guys guys you need to read Catherine Blackledge’s The Story of V: A Natural History of Female Sexuality. It is BAD ASS. Viz: Anlu is a traditional practice of the Kom people of West Cameroon who, significantly perhaps, still … Continue reading
Everyone knows about Amelia Earhart, of course, and the long-running (if likely baseless) rumor that she was shot down by the Japanese. But everyone’s forgotten about Amy Johnson and the (to me, at least) more interesting circumstances surrounding her death. … Continue reading