Tag Archives: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Humans?

I would say, all the monsters in the world should definitely be afraid of humans. Humans, after all, are the ones who become vampires, witches, and werewolves, become (possibly) fairies and goblins, become angels and demons, become ghosts… and become … Continue reading

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Ghosts: The Quiet and Unquiet Dead

You cannot have a discussion of Halloween monsters and urban fantasy without talking about ghosts. 😉 Is there anything more timeless, more automatically understood, than ghost stories? The one thing that all humans have universally in common is death. It … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons of Urban Fantasy

Vampires, witches, and werewolves have long been the icons of scary stories, as surely as Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman have become the iconic trio of superheroes. Meanwhile fairies and goblins, hailing from the pagan traditions of ancient Europe, are … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #308: Human Remorse

“To kill without remorse is to feel like a god.”– Angel, Buffy the Vampire SlayerSeason 3, Episode 15, “Consequences” It’s amazing how there can be several hundred hours in any given franchise, but it’s a handful of moments that stay … Continue reading

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Fairy Queens and Goblin Kings… Usually

Where there is urban fantasy, there are the fae. That might not be a hard and fast rule, but it’s a trope that gets a fair amount of use. I mean, the entire idea is to bring all the fairy … Continue reading

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Vampires and Witches and Werewolves, Oh My!

Happy October, everybody! We are in the home stretch of 2020 now, just a bit more to go! We have ghost stories, turkey, presents, and possibly the end of civilization to look forward to in these final few months. (wait, … Continue reading

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Let Them Be Anime-ted: The Make it Anime Tag

Anime, as I’ve said many times, is just another medium. It’s another method of storytelling, nothing more or less. And perhaps it is perfectly natural, when we encounter a story in one medium, to imagine how it might be told … Continue reading

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A Buffy Fan-Theory: The Master and the Mayor

It’s Halloween time! AWOOOOO! (that would be my pathetic impression of a werewolf howl…) I have been waiting for months for Halloween to roll around again so I could post this. I mean, when else are you going to post … Continue reading

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