Tag Archives: The Originals

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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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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These Ladies Are Scorching: The Five Flaming Hotties Tag

So, this is a fairly new tag (I think) that I’ve suddenly seen popping up on a number of the blogs I follow. I was actually starting to wonder if any of my friends on here were going to tag … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Originals

Happy Hoooowloween! 😀 And what better to review on the day of the returning dead itself if not a show about vampires? This is another one of those shows I never thought I’d see. If being a spin-off of The … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #126: The Price of Refusing a Mask

“It is better I die as someone I’m proud of than live as someone I despise.” – Camille O’Connell, The Originals Season 3, Episode 10, “Ghost of the Mississippi” A rather heavy subject today. I was actually thinking of this … Continue reading

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