People are Monsters: The Best Kind of Horror Movies

The Horror genre more or less requires some kind of monster to build the tension and set the movie into motion. There has to be violence, there has to be suspense, and there almost always have to be a monster which creates the violence and tension. The audience desperately awaits that “monster moment,” in which… Continue reading People are Monsters: The Best Kind of Horror Movies

More than Fanfiction: Defending Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child recently debuted in London, and millions of readers have picked up a copy of the script to see what lies in store for Harry and his son Albus. After the first seven books have been adored by readers worldwide, it’s no surprise that The Cursed Child has become one of the… Continue reading More than Fanfiction: Defending Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Things I’ve Learned from Superheroes (Discover Challenge: Superhero)

via Discover Challenge: Superhero As much as I read them, I don’t usually partake in the Discover Challenges presented weekly by WordPress’ Daily Post. But since I frequently write about Superheroes, and that’s the theme this week, it’s high time I partook. A lot can be learned from Superheroes. Comics were designed initially for kids,… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned from Superheroes (Discover Challenge: Superhero)