Rocky Horror: The Ultimate Cult Classic

In 1975 American audiences were introduced to an already iconic stage show from England when it was produced as a film.    That film was Rocky Horror Picture Show.   It starred Tim Curry as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Barry Bosworth as Brad Majors, and Susan Sarandon as Janet Weis!   It was directed by the original…

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My Top 5 Rebekah Mikaelson Storylines

For today’s blog post I would like to do a countdown of my top five Rebekah Mikaelson storylines from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals.   Rebekah was the original vampire sister of Klaus.   Without further ado here’s my top five! Number 5: The Five  ~So my number five storyline is The Five.  …

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Haunted by Morgana

For today’s post I would like to share another work of short fiction. This is a story inspired by Arthurian legend and classic legend. I have entitled my short story Haunted by Morgana, and it is a story that integrates the work of Edgar Allan Poe with Arthurian legend. I know that this is shorter…

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My Top 5 Favorite Classic Gothic Fantasy Fiction Works

For today’s post I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite works of gothic fantasy fiction.    For this countdown I will only be choosing works of classical fiction!   I hope that you enjoy my thoughts.   Without further ado here’s the countdown. Number 5: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and…

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Dark Faeries to Learn About this Samhain

Hello my lovely readers, as we get closer and closer to the best day of the year, Samhain, I have decided to do a post on dark faeries that would be fun to learn about!   There will be a brief overview of several dark faeries, and I will give readers interested a suggested reading…

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Emily: The Corpse Bride

For this third Femme Fatale Friday of October I have chosen to feature the titular character of Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride!   Emily is a character with a tragic back story, and all she really wants out of her life, or rather afterlife, is to have true love.     This is what leads her…

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My Top 5 Katherine Pierce Storylines

For today’s post I would like to do a countdown of my top five favorite storylines for Katherine Pierce on The Vampire Diaries.   I adore this bitchy vampire anti-heroine from this fantasy television series.   Without further ado here’s the countdown! Number 5: Katherine’s relationship with Elijah  ~This is an obvious storyline to list,…

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Morticia Addams: Creepy Matriarch

For this second Femme Fatale Friday of October here at White Rose of Avalon I have chosen to feature the matriarch of the Addams clan.    Morticia Addams is a wife and mother of two children (and a third born in The Addams Family Values) who takes care of her creepy and kooky family in…

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My Countdown of Rob Zombie’s Horror Films

For today’s post I am going to do a countdown of Rob Zombie’s horror films (that means I will not be ranking The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, as it is an animated comedy film).   Without further ado here is my ranking of the horror films of Rob Zombie! Number 7: Halloween  ~While I…

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Vampires, Werewolves, and Ghosts, Oh My!

Hello all my lovely readers!   Today I would like to take a look at some of the most prevalent supernatural beings that people talk about this most spooky time of year.   If you noticed I did not mention witches, and that is because I talk about witches and goddesses all the time, so…

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