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The Black Mind and Body as Intertwined Delicacy

Daniel Kaluuya as Chris Washington/Catherine Keener as Missy Armitage. Get Out (2017). Photo Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Author’s Note:

Burnout is the impetus for my complete transition into writing about horror full-time or at minimum incorporating horror elements into my analyses of pop culture, history, video games, etc. After completing a number of degrees at the undergraduate and graduate…

The sticky cultural, social, and political swarm of an iconic horror fixture

Bee, with a black background.

Nia DaCosta’s Candyman.

Nia DaCosta’s Candyman.

Nia DaCosta’s Candyman.

Nia DaCosta’s Candyman.

Nia DaCosta’s Candyman.

Perhaps if I/you/we say her name 5 times, she will finally get the recognition she deserves on every media outlet that’s (deliberately or unintentionally) erasing her. …

Contextualizing the modern zonbi.

Yaya Abdul Mateen II. Photo Courtesy of GQ Middle East.

“This neighborhood’s haunted.”

Cabrini-Green. A symbol of a seemingly bygone era of rejuvenation, redlining, urban blight, and lastly gentrification. Indeed, a brief, austere, and emotionally detached labeling. Lest we forget this was a community where almost 15,000 Black people lived, worked, and survived. It’s critical that the first series…

When kink, history, and horror coalesce.

*Wipe up that puddle of drool, you’re in the presence of a Lady.*

With the grand debut of Resident Evil Village (2021) looming on the horizon, I was compelled to write about the gaming world’s statuesque stunner that’s uniquely enraptured the Internet.

The one.The only.Alcina Dimitrescu.💋

With her silky flowing cream-colored dress, beautiful necklace of pearls upon her impressive décolletage, subtle…

…and the dismantling of anti-blackness.

Deborah Ayorinde as Lucky Emory in Amazon’s Them (2021).

*Warning! Spoilers ahead.*

Amazon’s Them (2021), despite all of my predictions in my trailer analysis, did do something vital and imperative: critique ‘whiteness’ and white supremacy. …

A cinematic journey through music and horror.

The ‘red’ Weeknd. *Shout out to the makeup artists, because wow!*

**Content/Trigger Warning: Discussions and/or Visuals of drug use, necrophilia, self-harm, suicide, blood**

First and foremost, I have an interesting relationship with the Weeknd as an artist. He’s always been on the periphery of my radar but somehow melded into the tapestry of other…

A study in cautious optimism.

A Black family at home: Them (2021) Amazon Prime.

The Great Twitter Debate.

For context, I’m infrequently on Twitter. When I’m there, I AM THERE, when I’m not, well I’m not. …

Black Past Meets Black Future.

If I’m Being Honest (2018): by dodie

Have you ever experienced a piece of media that drastically alters your world and sets your imagination alight? Does the very ideation of the concept destruct and reconstruct everything you’ve attached to your identity? What happens when the…

A film franchise with amazing shoes.

Reebok Alien Stomper: Ripley (2016) + Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Henn

How far would you go to collect a material obsession? Would you spend hundreds to thousands of dollars? Well, here’s a personal story about the intersection of fashion and nerdom. So, let’s establish some ground rules. There are levels to every individual’s collectibles, memorabilia…

…and the history that shaped it.

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019) is the most incredibly robust and thought-provoking documentary to date about the relationship with the horror genre from a Black American perspective. Based on the book of the same name entitled, Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to…

Dani Bethea

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