Are you curious about that time Beowulf drank serpent’s venom so he would be as powerful as Grendel? You can read all about it here in the pages of Beowulf, Dragon-Slayer!
There’s a killer watching a house lit up against the trees. And he hates the noise, the music, the light. He hates the drinking and the bragging. He hates “the sounds of joy.” He hates everyone inside. And he waits for his chance to put an end to […]
Friend of the Gutter, Kate Laity writes about medieval settings, ideas of heroism and masculinity, and “how people use history to veil the way they think about how things are now.”
“In off the moors, down through the mist bands/ God-cursed Grendel came greedily loping.” (Beowulf. Seamus Heaney, trans. 710-1) I have seen many adaptations of Beowulf, from art house films like Beowulf and Grendel and low-budget science fiction like Christopher Lambert’s Beowulf of the future to Neil Gaiman’s […]
I’ve never been a good fan. I am grumpy, contrary and deeply perverse. So Gail Simone kind of sneaked up on me and, before I knew it, became my new trusted brand. I don’t think I really noticed till I was excited because she was writing Wonder Woman