Tale of Tales / Il Racconto Dei Racconti – Once Upon A Time In Italy

We all know the tales of the Brother's Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, but these fairy tales from Giambattista Basile has evaded many even though his stories are thought to be the oldest versions of many fairy tales proceeding. These stories, with their dark edge and even oddness are still universal, though not one to … Continue reading Tale of Tales / Il Racconto Dei Racconti – Once Upon A Time In Italy

King Charles III – A “What If” of Shakespearean Proportions

"The Queen is dead. Long live the King!" those words shall be uttered one day and Great Britain will mourn along with many more people. This story takes it to another level and looks at what could happen when Charles is crowned king. Summary: Queen Elizabeth II is dead. Long live King Charles III. With … Continue reading King Charles III – A “What If” of Shakespearean Proportions

Easy A – Fun Madonna-Whore Critique With A Literary Edge and Social Commentary

John Hughes is in fashion now-a-days isn't he? Especially his movies. Since the directors who grew up with his movies starting from the 80s are all grown up and are making films now with homage after homage its practically spot the reference. This seems like one of the earliest homages (from what I saw), coming … Continue reading Easy A – Fun Madonna-Whore Critique With A Literary Edge and Social Commentary