“The Blessed Dark” Will Come To Us All: Goodbye Penny Dreadful

On the last episode of Penny Dreadful, the battle of all battles has begun. As one of Dracula’s imps tells his master how two great wolves have slaughtered the creatures … Continue reading “The Blessed Dark” Will Come To Us All: Goodbye Penny Dreadful

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell S01 E04: All the Mirrors of the World

When last we left Mr. Norrell, he was shivering with fear as he witnessed the bullet meant for him tear into Childermass’ flesh.  The cunning escape artist and shooter, Lady … Continue reading Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell S01 E04: All the Mirrors of the World

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Prelude – The Book

What do you get when you mix together fantasy and historical fiction with the writing styles of Charles Dickens and Jane Austen? You get author Susanna Clarke’s seven hundred and … Continue reading Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Prelude – The Book

Penny Dreadful S02 E04: Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places

What is to become of our dear Miss Ives? On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful,” Vanessa told Ethan the reason she draws the scorpion symbol in blood and about … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S02 E04: Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places

Penny Dreadful S02 E01: Fresh Hell

When last we walked the dark and dangerous cobbled streets of London in season one, Miss Ives had survived the dark voyager that attempted to possess her. The devil has … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S02 E01: Fresh Hell

Penny Dreadful S01 E06: What Death Can Join Together

In the last episode of “Penny Dreadful” we learned through Vanessa’s letters to Mina of the events that took place before Mina’s disappearance. Our trip through the hedge maze to … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S01 E06: What Death Can Join Together

Penny Dreadful S01 E05: Closer Than Sisters

How can we not love this show? Filled with mystery, death, secrets and sensuality in nature and form, in both male and female; we are trapped in the details. Dorian … Continue reading Penny Dreadful S01 E05: Closer Than Sisters

My Take on NBC’s Dracula

Created by journalist and comic book writer Cole Haddon in his first TV endeavor, and run by the genius behind “Carnivale” Daniel Knauf, NBC’s “Dracula” was one of the shows … Continue reading My Take on NBC’s Dracula

Doctor Who S07 E14: The Name of The Doctor

The Doctor has many secrets, but not the least of them is his real name. Other than The Master and other Gallifreyans, few folks are aware of it. River Song … Continue reading Doctor Who S07 E14: The Name of The Doctor

Fun at a Zombie Autopsy

For the last three years during the month of April, Philadelphia comes alive for ten days with science fun for the whole family. The Philadelphia Science Festival incorporates the scientific … Continue reading Fun at a Zombie Autopsy

Enter 2013 With Biff Bam Pop’s Steampunk Granny

When people get to know me, they find out that I have several interests that are in sharp contrast to the fact that I’m a grandmother of nine. Besides writing … Continue reading Enter 2013 With Biff Bam Pop’s Steampunk Granny