Here Kitty, Kitty – The Cait Sidhe

by Denise Golinowski Hi! Welcome to Myth Perceptions where I explore and then share aspects of myth and legend that I have encountered in my reading and writing. Once more into the world of the fae, and this month’s I’m exploring the Cait Sidhe. As a feline fancier, I definitely saved one of the best…

Geekery: Gretel Goes Geek

Fairy tales don’t really have fandoms (do they?), but the shows and stories they spawn do. Recently Grimm is the most obvious example, followed by Once Upon a Time and Beauty and the Beast, but how many times have TV shows such as Supernatural and Buffy the Vampire Slayer dipped into fairy tales for episode…

Due Care and Attention: The Appeal of the Cravat

By Alexa Day A little while ago, BBC America’s website ran a slideshow exploring the allure of the cravat. There’s not an awful lot to the cravat; in and of itself, it isn’t that complicated. But the simple cravat speaks volumes about everyday sexiness in our modern American society. Sadly, most of us live in…