I’ve tried to keep my mouth shut, but I can no longer let certain things go by without comment. I am quite sure I will offend some of the True Faithful, but that cannot be helped. I am here today to speak aloud these words: J K Rowling is wrong. In fact, not only is… Continue reading Third Time is the Charm
“no cures.” No tears in the eyes of the youth Patriotism is the new faith “I am no criminal” Blind masses of youth marching Civil disobedience “It’s not the ideology, it’s the people” “It’s not the guns, it’s those damn bullets” Not to question patriotism is to stagnate and become blind followers to the new… Continue reading no cures
Well, how interesting that the topic of Magdalene and the Reclaiming approach to story came up over the weekend as a way to explore what I see as paradigmatic difference between my relationship with Reclaiming and my experience in O.T.O. [also]. Interesting because when I got back from an extended weekend away, at an O.T.O.… Continue reading In name only
This is both interesting and exciting news. I’ve enjoyed Canongate’s Myth series so far, although I admit to not having read the most recent releases. Now, it appears that maybe a bit classic hero is in store for J. K. Rowling, via “Rowling to work her magic on Greek hero Orpheus?“: London, July 23 (ANI):… Continue reading Rowling’s new hero is Orpheus
No, not “thin” but “tin” … Apparently, there’s a retelling of Oz in miniseries form coming in December to the Sci Fi channel. Staring Zooey Dechanel as DG and Alan Cummings as the title role. I hope it’s a good one. Check out more at Slice of Scifi. I could see someone like Peter Jackson… Continue reading Waiting for The Tin Man
Quite some time ago, I ran across something about a series of books that would be re-interpretations of classical myths by modern authors. The first of these books would be Margaret Atwood re-interpreting the Homer’s Odyssey from the viewpoint of Penelope. Turns out, while I wasn’t paying attention, The Penelopiad was published. Not only that,… Continue reading Canongate’s Myths series gets two new titles.
There is a new project to retell myths, a project from many authors, in a series of works. The first will be Margaret Atwood retelling the story of Penelope. [source] Authors take on Herculean task of retelling the world’s ancient myths – Britain – Times Online The venture will involve 35 publishers worldwide and some… Continue reading Authors take on Herculean task of retelling the world’s ancient myths – Britain – Times Online