On My Nightstand

In the spirit of blogging more often I'm sharing a snapshot of my nightstand as it looks now. I'm way behind on my reading. I'm not even going to mention what's waiting for me on my kindle. I allow the books to pile up as a reminder that I have things to read. I love reading … Continue reading On My Nightstand

#Art of Fantasy 113: Bogdan Rezunenko

Bogdan Rezunenko lives in Saint-Petersburg, Russia and is a freelancer. At some stage, he worked as an artist for Pathfinder. That is it. No other information exist that I can find. So, we know Bogdan is a freelance artist. We don't know what informs his creativity or what inspires him. His work is awesome, though, and … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 113: Bogdan Rezunenko

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The New Trailer

I read American Gods a couple of years ago. Then I read it again. I loved what Neil Gaiman did with our perception of gods and mythology. I loved it because I love mythology and folklore and because so much mystery still exists in this world and because our imaginations love to make sense of … Continue reading Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The New Trailer

Obscure Tales: Lugh, High King of Ireland

"On northern islands of the earth there were tribes of the goddess Danu and there they comprehended knowledge, magic, knowledge of druids, charms and other secrets. In four cities they comprehended knowledge, secret knowledge, devil craft - Faliase and Goriase, Muriase and Findiase. From Falias they brought Lia Fal that was then in Tara. He … Continue reading Obscure Tales: Lugh, High King of Ireland

#Art of Fantasy 112: Mariusz Kozik

Technically not fantasy but today's artist is so talented and his art so photorealistic, I felt like I had to share.  Mariusz Kozik lives in Lublin, Poland and works as a freelance artist and illustrator. He is classically trained and his work shows it. His art has been exhibited widely in Poland and he has … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 112: Mariusz Kozik

Wonder Woman: Official Origin Trailer

I liked the first Wonder Woman trailer. I like this one even more. I could change my mind later, but for now, and as I share the trailer while still feeling stoked by it, I really love it. Check it out below! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INLzqh7rZ-U The plot description: From Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment comes the … Continue reading Wonder Woman: Official Origin Trailer

Obscure Tales: The Apkallu

Welcome to the first installment of my new weekly series, "Obscure Tales." Each week I'll delve deep into obscure folktales and mythologies from cultures across the spectrum. I'll explore stories that are not so mainstream and I'll show how they overlap and that somehow there is a golden thread that ties each one to the other. … Continue reading Obscure Tales: The Apkallu