Tag: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Something to Sing About

With friends hovering within sight of wrapping up secondary school, leaving home, and heading to university, Anna (Ella Hunt) has decided to let uni wait a year while she backpacks Australia. She is working extra hours at the local bowling alley to pay for the ticket; she has […]

“Graphic, Novel”

Emily Nussbaum writes about Jessica Jones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and modern times for The New Yorker. “While the fact that Jessica Jones is Marvel’s first TV franchise starring a superpowered woman—and that it was created by a female showrunner, Melissa Rosenberg—amounts to a pretty limited sort of […]

A Short History of Hellmouths

Living just outside the gates of hell is a very convenient plot device. It handily solves the narrative challenge of providing a plausibly endless supply of demons and evil beasties for a protagonist to fight, and it’s not like hell ever goes away. Maybe you get lucky and […]

Engulfed by the Shadow of Dracula

“Beware that his shadow does not engulf you like a daemonic nightmare.” Of Vampyres, Terrible Phantoms and the Seven Deadly Sins (Nosferatu, 1922) “No man knows, till he experiences it, what it is to feel his own lifeblood drawn away into the veins of the woman he loves.” […]