Tag: fairytale

  • 10 YEARS AFTER THE BOY WITH SEASHELL TEETH AND THE GIRL WITH FEATHERS IN HER HAIR

    For better or worse, all things come to an end… as I wrap up my first collection of tales, all of which surround the dynamic duo Birdgirl and Seaboy, I’d love your feedback. The collected are soon publishing and I’m taking orders now and you can sign up for my mailing list for a discount […]

  • Monday Mythic Storytime: The Fox and the Found

    Monday Mythic Storytime: The Fox and the Found

    Ah, you wish to hear a tale of the wily fox, do you? A creature of cunning and guile, who outwits all those who dare to cross its path? Very well, I shall tell it to you. There was once a group of travelers who found themselves lost in the dense, dark forest on a […]

  • FLCL Retrospective: The Hero’s (Horny) Journey

    FLCL, oh gimme that foo-ri coo-ri. The early 2000’s found me sneaking into my mom’s tv room to catch Adult Swim’s broadcast of a bizarre six-episode… what I would call event, about yet another boy caught up in mecha-madness. Now, before I managed to write this off as some offbrand random wannabe EVA, I found […]

  • If the Shoe Fits: Comparative Folklore and the Cinderella(s) Story

    If the Shoe Fits: Comparative Folklore and the Cinderella(s) Story

    East, West, North, South. Strike out in any direction and one is sure to find themselves a tale of such an event. So-and-so meets so-and-so, fates and starstruck, forbidden love and yet it’s meant to be… From Strabo’s Greek servant who finds herself marrying the pharaoh of Egypt to Japan’s “Middle Captain Princess,” whose parallels […]