Tag: witches

ZANZIBAR CIRCUS 6.15.19

__________________________________________________________________ Jonathan Kieran’s epic new book, MEMOIRS OF A DEMIGOD, is slated for release in February 2020. Kieran is also the author of the Rowan Blaize series of classically appointed 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. In addition, Jonathan … Read More ZANZIBAR CIRCUS 6.15.19

You know you’ve done it, too …

Zanzibar Circus 3-11-16 ____________________________ Jonathan Kieran is the author of Confessions from the Comments Section: The Secret Lives of Internet Commenters and Other Pop Culture Zombies (Brightbourne) as well as the Rowan Blaize series of epic fantasy books. He is also the creator of the comic strip Zanzibar Circus. Explore this site to learn more about Jonathan’s work, or buy his books on Amazon by clicking the … Read More You know you’ve done it, too …

I was still willing to give cinema the benefit of the doubt. Then I saw Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters #despair

Look, this film is not going to get an in-depth review because it doesn’t merit one, but I do have a few pointed remarks I would like to share out of what you might call an overriding sense of colossal umbrage, or something. I happened to catch Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters on Netflix while stuck in a hotel room in Santa Cruz, not … Read More I was still willing to give cinema the benefit of the doubt. Then I saw Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters #despair

Wilma Widdershins …

___ Jonathan Kieran’s new novel is slated for release in Fall 2014. Look for news about the release here and at Amazon.com in the coming weeks. 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 … Escape the Imminent … Read More Wilma Widdershins …

There really is a town called “Spuds” and it has been #immortalized.

~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ by JONATHAN KIERAN CHARACTER(S): The Hobgoblin Brothers of Spuds IMDb DREAM PORTRAYAL by: NATURE/OCCUPATION: Hobgoblin siblings and monstrous gourmands/caterers par excellence. AGE: At least as old as the American Civil War Era BACKGROUND: The Hobgoblin brothers of Spuds are a triad of siblings who specialize in preparing exquisite culinary wonders that send the secret magical community of … Read More There really is a town called “Spuds” and it has been #immortalized.

We all have a “Swamp THANG” in the woodpile, I suspect. #literarycharacters

~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ by JONATHAN KIERAN NAME: WarrowWize IMDb Dream Portrayal By: Steve Buscemi NATURE/OCCUPATION: Dithering, Blithering, Nostril-Hair Withering Swamp THANG AGE: 275 Years BACKGROUND: WarrowWize obviously didn’t emerge ex nihilo from a bit of dead driftwood or a particularly gelatinous porridge of pond-scum. He had a rasping, wheezing, water-breathing Mama and Papa like any other humanoid lizard-man with amphibious … Read More We all have a “Swamp THANG” in the woodpile, I suspect. #literarycharacters

A voice that could peel the barnacles from a boat. #literarycharacters

~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ by JONATHAN KIERAN NAME: Dendara Cubbidge IMDb Dream Portrayal By: Monica Horan NATURE/OCCUPATION: Local manifestation of the Bean Sidhe (a freakin’ “Banshee,” okay?) AGE: I’m getting the distinct impression (from my own mind, of course) that Dendara Cubbidge is an Irish immigrant at least a century older than the Floridian community to which she relocated … ostensibly … Read More A voice that could peel the barnacles from a boat. #literarycharacters

“It’s all in the wrist.” Just ask ‘Cammi’ from #Sideways. #beinmymovie

~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 (or dwell alongside) our own mortal sphere. Rowan’s existence is played-out across landscapes and dreamscapes that encompass “worlds within worlds,” providing the observant traveler ample opportunity to encounter creatures of dazzling magical qualities. Some of these beings are … Read More “It’s all in the wrist.” Just ask ‘Cammi’ from #Sideways. #beinmymovie

Kristin Chenoweth gets my vote to play a sassy fey queen.#NOannehathaway

~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ The realm of ancient sorcerer Rowan Blaize is one in which otherwise hidden worlds collide with (or dwell alongside) our own mortal sphere. Rowan’s existence is played-out across landscapes and dreamscapes that encompass “worlds within worlds,” providing the observant traveler ample opportunity to encounter creatures of dazzling magical qualities. Some of these beings are friendly, others are … Read More Kristin Chenoweth gets my vote to play a sassy fey queen.#NOannehathaway

I know it’s twisted, but I would have loved to see the late Edith Massey play one of my witches. #warpedforsure

~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ The realm of ancient sorcerer Rowan Blaize is one in which otherwise hidden worlds collide with (or dwell alongside) our own mortal sphere. Rowan’s existence is played-out across landscapes and dreamscapes that encompass “worlds within worlds,” providing the observant traveler ample opportunity to encounter creatures of dazzling magical qualities. Some of these beings are friendly, others are … Read More I know it’s twisted, but I would have loved to see the late Edith Massey play one of my witches. #warpedforsure

Sigourney W? Yeah, she has the chops and the cheekbones to play a #goddess.

~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 (or dwell alongside) our own mortal sphere. Rowan’s existence is played-out across landscapes and dreamscapes that encompass “worlds within worlds,” providing the observant traveler ample opportunity to encounter creatures of dazzling magical qualities. Some of these beings are … Read More Sigourney W? Yeah, she has the chops and the cheekbones to play a #goddess.

“Just spit in the wok, Letty, like I told you.” #magicalcookware

~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 (or dwell alongside) our own mortal sphere. Rowan’s existence is played-out across landscapes and dreamscapes that encompass “worlds within worlds,” providing the observant traveler ample opportunity to encounter creatures of dazzling magical qualities. Some of these beings are … Read More “Just spit in the wok, Letty, like I told you.” #magicalcookware