Noah Berlatsky is a cultural dilettante. He edited an online symposium on The Gay Utopia, which includes contributions from Ursula K. Le Guin, Dame Darcy, Johnny Ryan, Michael Manning, a Giant Squid, and lots of other folks, as well as his own massive essay on The Thing, Shivers, and the coming insect-sex-zombie apocalypse. He writes for The Chicago Reader and The Comics Journal. And, of course, he blogs.
Jack Hill: The Exploitation and Blaxpoitation Master, Film by Film, by Calum Waddell. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009. Paperback $35.00. 224pp. ISBN: 0-78643-609-3. Exploitation filmmaker Jack Hill only directed a small number[…]