Tag: fairy tales

ZANZIBAR CIRCUS 5.7.2019

_______________________________________________________________ Jonathan Kieran is the author of the Rowan Blaize series of epic contemporary fantasy books (Brightbourne 2012), as well as the critically acclaimed (Midwestern Book Review, Manhattan Book Review) Confessions From The Comments Section: The Secret Lives of Internet Commenters and Other Pop-Culture Zombies. Jonathan is also the creator of the irreverent Zanzibar Circus comic strip. His work has been featured on The Daily … Read More ZANZIBAR CIRCUS 5.7.2019

At Last … Zanzibar Circus

Yes, I know: I’ve been threatening to release this comic tour-de-farce for months. Sorry, but there were so many other endeavors with which to occupy my questionable interests that I never got around to it until now. For example, it took me a significant amount of time to figure out how to operate the many sinister and relentless updates & upgrades foisted upon us … Read More At Last … Zanzibar Circus

But was there enough gore left-over to chum the Enchanted Lake?

__ Jonathan Kieran is withdrawing from contemporary human society to protest a multitude of offenses against taste and decency, but that doesn’t mean you need to head for the hills. No! Let Mr. Kieran become your Vicarious Hermit, serving all of your needs for solitude and isolated contemplation by proxy, as it were. Otherwise, stick around: some form of epic and expectation-shattering work is … Read More But was there enough gore left-over to chum the Enchanted Lake?

Oh, Git’ Off the Bandwagon, Paula!

__ Jonathan Kieran is withdrawing from contemporary human society to protest a multitude of offenses against taste and decency, but that doesn’t mean you need to head for the hills. No! Let Mr. Kieran become your Vicarious Hermit, serving all of your needs for solitude and isolated contemplation by proxy, as it were. Otherwise, stick around: some form of epic and expectation-shattering work is … Read More Oh, Git’ Off the Bandwagon, Paula!

Learn it All at Mother’s Knee … #FairyTaleEndings

__ Jonathan Kieran is withdrawing from contemporary human society to protest a multitude of offenses against taste and decency, but that doesn’t mean you need to head for the hills. No! Let Mr. Kieran become your Vicarious Hermit, serving all of your needs for solitude and isolated contemplation by proxy, as it were. Otherwise, stick around: some form of epic and expectation-shattering work is … Read More Learn it All at Mother’s Knee … #FairyTaleEndings

If classic fairy tales were written today … #smartypants

__ Jonathan Kieran is slowly withdrawing from contemporary human society to protest a myriad of egregious offenses against taste and decency, but seeing as how you’re probably responsible for many of these offenses, you don’t need to head for the hills, too. Stay where you are: an epic new work from Mr. Kieran is slated for release in 2015, and you’ll want to read … Read More If classic fairy tales were written today … #smartypants

When #FairyTales Attack. #troubledchildhood

__________ Jonathan Kieran’s (as-yet-untitled) new novel is slated for release in late Spring 2014. Look for news about the release here and at Amazon.com in the coming weeks and months. Jonathan is also the author of the classically appointed Rowan Blaize series of modern fairy-tales and novels. Visit Jonathan Kieran’s Official Facebook Page and give it a “Like,” if you are so inclined. Meanwhile … Read More When #FairyTales Attack. #troubledchildhood

POP HAZMAT HEADLINE du JOUR: “TAN MOM” Releases Music Video. Asteroid Approaches Earth in Nick of Time.

GOODREADS MEMBERS Click Here for a Chance to Win a Giveaway Copy of Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy by Jonathan Kieran. The Contest runs until June 10! Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. ______________________________ HAZMAT HEADLINE DU JOUR: “TAN MOM” Releases Music Video. Asteroid Approaches Earth in Nick of Time. Posted by JONATHAN KIERAN CULTURAL TOXICITY QUOTIENT: NOT EVEN QUANTIFIABLE … Read More POP HAZMAT HEADLINE du JOUR: “TAN MOM” Releases Music Video. Asteroid Approaches Earth in Nick of Time.

The World of Rowan Blaize Character Profiles by Jonathan Kieran: Meet … ILYSSA

GOODREADS MEMBERS Click Here for a Chance to Win a Giveaway Copy of Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy by Jonathan Kieran. The Contest runs until June 10! Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. ___________________________________ ~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ by JONATHAN KIERAN The realm of ancient sorcerer Rowan Blaize is one in which otherwise hidden worlds collide with … Read More The World of Rowan Blaize Character Profiles by Jonathan Kieran: Meet … ILYSSA

POP HAZMAT QUESTIONABLE CHILDHOOD CANDY HALL OF FAME: “STARBURST” by Jonathan Kieran

GOODREADS MEMBERS Click Here for a Chance to Win a Giveaway Copy of Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy by Jonathan Kieran. The Contest runs until June 10! Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. __________________________________ HAZMAT-RETRO HALL OF LAME: LOVABLY QUESTIONABLE CANDY FROM CHILDHOOD! by JONATHAN KIERAN TODAY’S DUBIOUS HONOREE: STARBURST FRUIT CHEWS! RUDIMENTARY ANALYSIS: What follows is a (verbatim) “flashback … Read More POP HAZMAT QUESTIONABLE CHILDHOOD CANDY HALL OF FAME: “STARBURST” by Jonathan Kieran

The World of Rowan Blaize Character Profiles by Jonathan Kieran: Meet … TALTHAGAR

GOODREADS MEMBERS Click Here for a Chance to Win a Giveaway Copy of Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy by Jonathan Kieran. The Contest runs until June 10! Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. _______________________________________ ~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ by JONATHAN KIERAN The realm of ancient sorcerer Rowan Blaize is one in which otherwise hidden worlds collide with … Read More The World of Rowan Blaize Character Profiles by Jonathan Kieran: Meet … TALTHAGAR

Classic Retro-Kids’ TV On-the-CHEAP! MR. DRESSUP #exposed

Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. ___________________________________________ HAZMAT-RETRO HALL OF FAME: CHILDREN’S TV ON-THE-CHEAP! by JONATHAN KIERAN TODAY’S DUBIOUS HONOREE: MR. DRESSUP (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 1967-1996) GUILTY OF VEHICULAR FANSLAUGHTER: Ernie Coombs (Canada’s answer to Mr. Rogers … only a lot more caffeinated and likely to bounce off the cardboard walls) RUDIMENTARY ANALYSIS: Nothing touches the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for producing tatty … Read More Classic Retro-Kids’ TV On-the-CHEAP! MR. DRESSUP #exposed