Classic Remarks: Spooky Classics

Classic Remarks is a meme hosted by Krysta and Brianna at Pages Unbound. Each week, they pose a question about classic works of literature in order for readers to engage in a continuing conversation about elements of classic literature, the literary ‘canon’, and the timelessness of story. If you’re interested in participating, you can find … Continue reading Classic Remarks: Spooky Classics

Iceland, Days 5 & 6: Jökulsárlón, Höfn, and Stokksnes

On Sunday morning during my trip to Iceland, I said good-bye to Reynisfjara and Vik and headed east again. That day the skies were much clearer-- no wind, no fog, and just a little rain. Because of this, I could actually see the landscape around me: the ocean to the south and the highlands with … Continue reading Iceland, Days 5 & 6: Jökulsárlón, Höfn, and Stokksnes

The Glorious Horrors of Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful 2014-2016 Gothic Horror Showtime, currently streaming on Netflix TV-MA Creator: John Logan Starring: Eva Green, Timothy Dalton, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear, Reeve Carney "I believe in curses. I believe in demons. I believe in monsters. Do you?" With roots in Nineteenth-century literature ranging from its most sublime poetry to … Continue reading The Glorious Horrors of Penny Dreadful