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We love Electric Literature and we love Halloween, so what could be better than a spooky, literary costume party raising money for the magazine? The Ace Hotel hosted the second annual Genre Ball last Friday and writers, editors, and readers danced all night in garb inspired by their favorite literary characters and genres. (Check: author Tony Tulathimutte as The Legend of Zelda's Link, Book of the Month Club's Maris Kreizman as The Handmaiden Tale's Offred.) Live...
Costume Party is a monthly column exploring fashion, personal style, and historical aesthetics in film. Pam Grier will always be known as one of the most intriguing babes of the 1970s, a woman who brought attitude and intrigue to otherwise flimsy exploitation films. The genre of Blaxploitation, showcased in Anthology Film Archives’ current American International Pictures series, is certainly not without problems: the films, often directed by and for white men besotted with clichés of...
Costume Party is a monthly column exploring fashion, personal style, and historical aesthetics in film. Witches, sometimes seductive, sometimes scary, have long been an intriguing onscreen force. BAM’s “Witch’s Brew” series, running through the end of this month, pays tribute to some of cinema’s most memorable witches. The series presents witches from a variety of decades, at a variety of ages, using their powers in any number of ways (often for love, but also, often,...
We very rarely feel like our blog posts should serve as de facto public service announcements, because for the most part, barring borderline sociopathic behavior like standing still on the lefthand side of an up escalator, we don't care what you do. We really don't. But with Halloween fast approaching, and with more and more evidence that the public needs help—like a lot of help—so that they don't all act like assholes, we figured we'd...

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