Unlike the little black dress, which Coco Chanel deemed imperative for every woman’s wardrobe, the red dress is something more special and distinctive. Owning a red dress is not a necessity, but rather – a privilege. The most feminine of colors has inspired more than one artist down through the ages – from Renoir’s and Gaugin’s paintings to Cliff Richard’s famed ballad to Christina Dodd’s novel Danger in a Red Dress. The reason behind such a prominent declaration of
Ever wonder how you stack up to mythological archetypes? Ever Dreamed of Transforming yourself? If you haven’t, maybe, just maybe, you should. “Learn how to access appealing and engaging new models for yourself in order to gain insight and reveal the inner personas that make you who you are.” Characters in folkloric traditions and myths were not created in a vacuum. Rather, they often have manifestations and correlations in everyday life, (even though through the passing of time we often forget why such tall-tales and traditions get built-up and promoted in the first place). Folk traditions and mythology carry with…
She would grow up to be regarded as “the most beautiful woman in the world.” But most importantly she would become the representative of modern-day femininity; the first to break through the many restrictive cultural and societal codes that applied to the women of her day.
The Space Between the Stars offers symmetry between an enjoyable read and thought-provoking subject matter. Where it falls short of appealing to science fiction fans, it’s bound to act as a segue for fiction lovers easing themselves into the sci-fi genre. One can only hope that Corlett will revisit this world in the future and build upon the foundation she’s created. In the meantime, Corlett has an extensive list of successful short stories worth exploring.
When the original The Legend of Zelda was released in 1986, creator Shigeru Miyamoto never imagined how iconic the game would become. After 30 years, a copious amount of adaptations, and over 65 million copies sold, The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most successful video game franchises.
Two of the leading supporters and institutions of music in Dallas, the Old 97s and Homegrown Music & Arts Festival, have combined forces to once more bring to us County Fair. They have assembled a powerful lineup which includes Lucinda Williams, The Gordon Keith Band, The Jayhawks, and R&B legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples.
When Supernatural aired in September 2005, the mission was to produce an anthology-style horror show that followed two brothers on their quest to rid the world of evil.
So far we distilled five of Winnie-the-Pooh’s timeless lessons pertaining largely to knowledge, self-knowledge, and the way we interact with the others. Let’s get on with the other five insights straight from Milne’s masterpiece, dedicated to all children age 4 to 104!
In his crossover memoir/ writing guide On Writing, King tells the tale of hanging all his writing rejections on a nail in his room. He eventually collected so many that the nail ripped out of the wall, resulting in King procuring a larger, longer spike.
Writing a story that is equally enjoyable and of an immense value for children and grown-ups alike is indeed an art in-and-of itself; and one that, alas, few pen masters today possess. A.A. Milne, though, was certainly one such master.