Issue No. 05 | November 2017
Anger. Shame. Hate. Passion. Blood. Emergency. (Plus, the Republican Party.) This month, we look at myriad expressions of the color red. Spoiler: It’s a scorcher.
INSIDE THE ISSUE
Over the next century, temperatures are going to rise. Here are four different parts of the U.S. with some striking possible futures. (Giant insects, anyone?)
The Many Meanings of ‘Code Red’
While trying to learn what the term “code red” might mean, Urban Dictionary proved to be a very interesting source.
Right now, no matter where you stand on the political spectrum, it would be natural to want to scream. Filmmakers Danielle Andersen and Jonathan Nelson explore the anger and anxiety of the current moment.
Code Red Mixtape
5 films | 42 min From Inauguration Day south of the border to a woman experiencing a routine (terrible) subway ride, the digital shorts in this collection depict a world on fire—a society and its civilians in a protra…
FROM THE OFF TOPIC NEWSLETTER
The Twisting History of Blood on Film
The surprisingly fascinating question of what, exactly, is movie blood.
Faces of Death (And Larry David)
If you find a wax head in the closet, you might be in a funeral director's house. All about the art and science of facial reconstruction.
The True, Twisted Story of Amityville Horror
The true story behind the “true story” of the notorious Long Island home, the site of a terrible murder and then the basis of scores of books and movies.