Archives for May 2014

MALEFICENT: Full of pagan imagery

You gotta love when a fairy tale actually has lots of fairies in it. That’s the conceit behind MALEFICENT, Disney’s new retelling of SLEEPING BEAUTY. It’s a kind of alternative theory on how the Wicked Queen/Evil Fairy got so wicked/evil. [Read more…]

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Review: PLAIN JANE: THE SHOCKUMENTARY

Jane Hash is an artist, healer, blogger and activist. She is also barely three feet tall. Born with a genetic condition that left her with multiple fractures, her health was compromised for most of her youth, and her mobility limited by the fragility of her bones. As an adult, Jane seems like a powerhouse of energy, humor, and no-nonsense ass-kicking. Her podcast “Hash it Out with Jane” gives voice to her activism and consciousness raising. [Read more…]

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Happy Fifth Birthday Patheos!

Well really it was yesterday but boy, has it been a busy week! Yesterday was also the cross quarter day of Beltane (for this who like to observe the exact cross quarter in addition to the traditional festival day of May 1st) so that seems fitting. The cross quarter days fall nicely midway between the [Read More…]

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Horror-inspired Apparel! THE SHINING and TWIN PEAKS, now in scary wearable form…

Two interesting Facebook finds: sneakers inspired by TWIN PEAKS and an entire line of apparel inspired by THE SHINING! [Read more…]

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THE WICKER MAN meets THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT? Really?

Check out APOCALYPTIC, a low-budget Australian film in the found-footage genre where a film crew goes looking for a doomsday cult in the forest. Comparisons to THE WICKER MAN abound! [Read more…]

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