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“Be home when the street lights come on!” Was a common directive during many of our childhoods, as we anxiously ran out into the world to play. 825 more words


La Llorona

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope your day is going well! Since Halloween is less than a week away, I wanted to tell you about La Llorona (The Crying Woman). 290 more words

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The Curse of La Llorona

To wrap up the Mexican Monstresses mini-series: a rather unusual version of the famous legend.

Once upon a time, there was a woman with three children: one was two, one was four, and the eldest was six. 1,307 more words


La Llorona Returns

There have been a rash of horror movies made recently, even an animated cartoon, about the legend of La Llorona (The Weeping Woman). It seems a bit tawdry that this Mexican myth has been regulated to the same genre as The Nightmare on Elm Street and other such slasher movies. 495 more words

Mexican Cultural Stories

The Many Origins of La Llorona

To conclude my series on Mexican Monstresses, who better than La Llorona, possibly the most famous Mexican legend of all? In this installment, I’ll talk about the possible origins (and some variations of the story) of this legendary fearsome female. 1,081 more words


The Woman in White (La Llorona)

This legend is perhaps one of the most iconic in Supernatural’s history. Featured in the pilot episode of the show, The Woman in White was sure to send a chill down the viewers’ spines. 479 more words