Monsters and Why We Love Them

Do you love monsters too much? You’re not alone. Humanity’s fascination with creepy crawlies that murder and maim extends back to Biblical times – the Behemoth and Leviathan. Remember Grendel from Beowulf? He showed up about […]

Top Ten Fantasy Flicks for Lazy Summer Nights

Here’s to the last few weeks of summer freedom. Grab some popcorn and enjoy some fantasy faves! Princess Bride—“As you wish….” Yep, that what’s DH should be saying. Avengers marathon. Thor. Lots of Thor. Star Trek: […]

Wanted: Two Kittens and a Dragon

Wanted: Two kittens, preferably siblings, young enough for occasional bottle-feeding. Agile enough to climb the walls and hide in the Christmas tree. Warm and fuzzy enough to snuggle in my lap while I read. Graceful […]

Four Great Take-Aways from Seventh Son

Any good fantasy film ought to do more than just entertain you. It should whisk you into a new world, leave you breathless, bold, and believing you can rise and conquer in your own, all […]

Taming Taurocamps and other Magical Monsters

If you’ve never ridden a bellowing, snorting taurocamp through the Pacific, you’ve never lived. There’s nothing like reining in the power of a magical beast as you sail in and out of kelp forests, over […]