At Terrible Minds, Chuck Wendig writes about Mad Max: Fury Road and Game of Thrones. “So, two very popular storyworlds. Two portrayals of a world where women hold dubious power and are seen as ‘things.’ One of these is roundly criticized for it. One of them is roundly celebrated for it. Game of Thrones catches hell for its portrayal of women and this subject. Mad Max is wreathed in a garland of bike chains and hubcabs for it. What, then, is the difference? Let’s try to suss it out.”
Posted March 19, 2012
Toronto’s landmark comic book store, Silver Snail, is looking for a new home before its current one is largely demolished. The Torontoist interviews owner George Zotti about the move and the store’s history–including its past as a back rack in Canada’s oldest science fiction bookstore, Bakka-Phoenix, managed by the Gutter’s own, Chris Szego.