My Top 10 Favorite Female Once Upon a Time Characters

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite female characters on the television show Once Upon a Time.   I have decided to keep this list down to only characters who were adapted from earlier faerytales.   So, that means that Emma Swan will not appear, even though I do…

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Favorite Male Vampire Characters

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at some of my favorite male vampire characters, in no particular ranking. Dracula ~Dracula is the most obvious choice of male vampire character to list as a favorite.   He is the eponymous character of the novel that really cemented the vampire as the favorite…

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Vanessa Ives, Penny Dreadful Vixen

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to feature Vanessa Ives from the Showtime series Penny Dreadful.   As I have recently been re-watching the series, it really struck me that Vanessa is an ideal figure to feature for Femme Fatale Friday, especially during October!   A word of caution, there will be…

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Victorian Gothic Vibes in Films

For today’s post, I have decided to do a list of films that have a Victorian Gothic vibe about them.   It will not be a countdown, just a list of nine films that fit this vibe for those who, like myself, adore the Victorian Gothic feel! ~Bram Stoker’s Dracula~ ~My favorite filmed version of…

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The Vampire Diaries Novels Ranked

For today’s post, I have decided to do a ranking of all of The Vampire Diaries novels.   By all, I mean the first seven, as those were the ones actually written by L.J. Smith.   The other six were ghost-written with a different plot because Smith did not own the rights to her characters…

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Vampire Seduction Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem. Vampire Seduction by Maranda Wabik A bite on the neck A kiss on the lips An embrace That seduces And reduces You to trembling flesh Hypnotic eyes Entrance And enhance The desires To stoke The fire! Will you come Play in the Shadows  With me?…

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Charmed as a Love Child of The Craft and Practical Magic

For today’s post, I have decided to share my thoughts about how Charmed is related to both The Craft and Practical Magic.   I have heard that many fans of The Craft feel a need to disparage Charmed as a series due to the similarities in content. In truth, while I see the connections that…

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My Top 5 Favorite Female Archie Comics Characters

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my five favorite female characters from the Archie Comics universe. This is partially inspired by the popularity of shows like Riverdale and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Not to mention the 90s and early 2000s shows and films like Sabrina the Teenage Witch and…

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My Top 5 Witchy Television Shows

I will be doing a companion to yesterday’s countdown of favorite witchy films for today’s post. Number 5: The Secret Circle ~This one sadly only had one season.   It was based on the series of books by L.J. Smith and produced by The Vampire Diaries creator Kevin Williamson.   Unfortunately, the production costs ended…

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My Top 5 Favorite Witchy Films

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my top five favorite witchy films. Number 5: Witches of Eastwick ~My number five choice is this classic 80s magical romp based on the popular book.   It is fun to watch these three women embrace their innate magic.   As a bonus, Jack…

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