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Peaking into the Layers of Folklore in Pixar's Coco

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

Despite reports of Disney•Pixar having a troubled start in the development of Coco, the movie I saw in all its charming glory and the reveal of how many anthropological experts were acknowledged in the movie credits certainly put any concerns to rest. 735 more words

Movie Reviews


I am not going to raise my voice

When I say who I am
Listen to me

I have a story to tell… 49 more words


The Muse

Granwalgan Fengalende (1786–1821)
The Muse, 1821
(The National Gallery of Gandenor, Gandenor)

John B. Cruikwink drew a copy of this somewhat mysterious painting in his sketchbook, but it wasn’t included in the print edition of Mrs. 79 more words


A Trip to Bonaparte's Cave State Forest

In 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte’s eldest brother, Joseph, who Napoleon installed as king of Spain for several years, fled Europe to the wilderness in Upstate New York. 72 more words


Kids and Teens Wednesday: Spotlight on Books by Godine Publishing

Happy Holiday Shopping Guide, A LITTLE EARLY!! Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, the “bigger on the inside” bookstore at 65 James Street, is happy to present our 2017 recommendations for gifts this year. 124 more words

Children's Books

Mythology Wednesdays (Every Other Wednesday)

Hello everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more fascinating creatures. Now, let’s get started! 126 more words


The Bear and the Nightingale - A Review

Author: Katherine Arden
ISBN: 178503104X
Edition Language: English
Format: Kindle edition
Published in: 2017

When I picked up The Bear and the Nightingale, … 528 more words