Faerytale Mashups

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss one of my favorite modern media trends.   There has been a trend for the last decade-plus of having media (that is films, books, and movies) where the plot is based around fairytale figures.    But this particular trend is a mash-up of several fairytale figures into…

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Shadow Work Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about the power and importance of shadow work. Shadow Work by Maranda Wabik Descending into the  DEPTHS Walking the path To learn inner TRUTHS Dancing in the  DARK Opening up  Old wounds To ensure They do not FESTER Let the blood  FLOW So healing Can…

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Elen of the Ways

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss the Celtic Goddess Elen of the Ways.    There is some belief that Elen could have been a real-life woman who married the Roman Emperor Magnus Maximus, who is also known in Welsh legend as Macsen Wledig.   There is a tale in The…

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The Importance of Faery Women in the Arthuriad

For today’s post, I would like to take a look at the importance of Faery women within the Arthurian legends, as well as how it is inspired by Celtic lore.   There are numerous Faery women in the Arthurian legends.   It can even be argued that each important female figure had origins in the…

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Responsibility Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about the responsibilities we take on as we grow. Responsibility by Maranda Wabik Pale light dances Across closed eyelids I do not want to Wake Does it have to be Daybreak? Up all night Morning is the time For rest But life puts Me to…

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My Top 10 Favorite American Horror Story Characters

For today’s final post in my American Horror Story character countdown series, I will rank my top ten favorite characters in the series.   Like with my other lists, I will not include characters from the current season, which is subject to change.   But the top spots will never be off the list, to…

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My Top 5 Favorite Denis O’Hare Performances on American Horror Story

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of Denis O’Hare’s top five portrayals on American Horror Story.   This is the sixth post in this series for Horror Week! Number 5: Holden Vaughn (AHS: Double Feature) ~This character made an impact with his big personality in the first half of last season’s…

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My Top 5 Favorite Lily Rabe Performances on American Horror Story

For today’s post, which is also my Femme Fatale Friday post of this American Horror Story-themed week, I have decided to do a countdown of Lily Rabe’s top five performances on American Horror Story!   Each of these characters has a bit of a Femme Fatale side, so I thought it fitting!   Next week,…

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