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Tricks and Treats—My Five Fave Halloween TV Episodes 

Tricks and Treats—My Five Fave Halloween TV Episodes 

I’ve been entertaining myself this past week with the Halloween episodes of some of my favorite shows. Here are a few of the things that make for my perfect Halloween show: Fun costumes that reveal the hidden ego, desires, or emotional state of the characters. Wacky...
Why Do I Love the Little Red Riding Hood Fairy Tale?

Why Do I Love the Little Red Riding Hood Fairy Tale?

I venture through dark and twisted woods on this one Back in July, I was inspired by my LERA writer’s group meeting about remakes and reboots. As part of the program, we did some journaling exercises. First, we had to pick what story we’d retell. I chose Little Red...
In Defense of “Catwoman”

In Defense of “Catwoman”

Buried under the bad review schadenfreude are themes of female empowerment and liberation. Yes, I’m talking about the much maligned, raspberry-award earning, 2004 Catwoman movie starring Halle Berry. The movie where critics seemed to gleefully expound upon the...
Five Dark and Sexy Halloween Songs

Five Dark and Sexy Halloween Songs

It’s already October. That means it’s time to bust out the Halloween songs. My Halloween playlist is a bit out of control. I can’t possibly pick out a top five because they’re all great. So instead, here’s a sampling from my Halloween playlist that evokes one of my...