ARTICLES BY philippas

Invocation of My Demon Sister: Toxic Female Friendships in the Horror Film

Philippa Snow


Philippa Snow unpacks the appeal of the trope of toxic, mutually-intoxicated female friendships as found in four recent horror flicks: Perry’s Queen of Earth, Decker’s Butter on the Latch, Takal’s Always Shine, and Finley’s Thoroughbreds.

On Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates

Philippa Snow


A look back at Joyce Carol Oates’s doorstop reimagining of the life of Marilyn Monroe, Blonde, a novel that attempts to dig anew into the psyche of a troubled and misunderstood starlet.