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A Million Shadows: A Lycanthropy Files Novella by Cecilia Dominic - Review

About A Million Shadows

Witches, werewolves, and murder – oh, my!

Former model and heartbreaker Kyra Ellison is accustomed to making trouble, not being on the receiving end. 396 more words

Book Review

Werewolf Week, Religious Edition: Augustine on Lycanthropy

In discussing tales of Diomedes’ companions being turned into birds, Augustine in De Civitate Dei (City of God) discusses werewolves (18.17, the full text… 419 more words

Ritual Sacrifice and Lycanthropy: Pausanias for Werewolf Week

In the second century CE, Pausanias composed ten books on the sights and wonders of ancient Greece. His text provides some of the only accounts of architecture, art and culture that have been lost in intervening centuries.   415 more words


THE LEGEND OF THE WEREWOLF (1975) Throwback Thursday Retro-review!

Retro-review: New this week from MVD Visual & Cheezy Movies!


Directed by Freddie Francis… 507 more words

Movie Reviews

24/10/2017 - The Howl at Mead Open Farm

By day a farm for kids, by night a terrifying series of attractions for adults: The Howl at Mead Open Farm hosts five haunts that all get under your skin and spook you silly! 792 more words


Werewolf Week Goes Roman: Pliny on Avoiding Lupine Eye Contact

Here is the rather famous account of Werewolves from Pliny the Elder’s Natural History 8.34) (for the full text: see Perseus). The Latin text on Perseus is incorrect, but fortunately… 557 more words

The Real Horror Show is Politics: Plato on Lykanthropy (Werewolf Week Continues)

From Plato’s Republic, Book 8 (565d)

“What is the beginning of the change from guardian to tyrant? Isn’t clear when the guardian begins to do that very thing which myth says happened at the shrine of Lykaion Zeus in Arcadia? 231 more words