In the Star Wars universe, the Force is divided into the Light and Dark Sides. Symbolizing good and evil, it is often debated which side is stronger. The Dark Side is similar to performance-enhancing drugs, where the effects are immediate and overwhelming but leaving a lasting impact on the user. The Light Side on the […]Read more "Is the Gray Side of the Force the strongest?"
In the second article on the works of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, this one is going to focus on what is called the “Cthulhu Mythos.” Right away, most people are familiar with the name Cthulhu and the vague image of an octopus-headed, dragon-bodied, winged alien demon entity. But there is much more to the Cthulhu […]Read more "Lovecraftian Horror: The Cthulhu Mythos"
While most people can easily recognize Cthulhu, the titular deity from H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos, what many do not realize is that Lovecraft’s work was actually divided into two major categories. One being the Cthulhu Mythos, featuring aliens and cosmic deities that has received almost all of the mainstream attention, while the second is referred […]Read more "Lovecraftian Horror: The Dream Cycle"
There are some rituals that people are somewhat familiar with, such as repeating “Bloody Mary” into a mirror by candlelight. Others, such as the Midnight Game or the Three kings Ritual, are much more complicated and less well-known. For the most part, rituals such as those tend do not actually work but are repeated once […]Read more "The Elevator Game"
Black-Eyed Children, sometimes called Black-Eyed Kids or Black-Eyed People, are a strange phenomenon that has only recently begun to receive widespread attention and are called as such because they’re described as being between 6 and 16 years of age, and usually encountered in pairs. As the name suggests, the children’s eyes are totally black, although […]Read more "The Black-Eyed Children"
J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings series and the setting of Middle-Earth helped create the modern fantasy genre as it is known today, with an in-depth history, numerous races with their own languages and colorful characters. But aside from Tolkien’s more well-known works such as The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The […]Read more "The Blue Wizards of Middle-Earth"
The most recent film in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens was mostly met with an overwhelmingly positive response considering the amount of buildup and skepticism regarding the film’s story. For most Star Wars fans, The Force Awakens (or an “Episode VII” in general) was a film that was eagerly […]Read more "The Expanded Universe in The Force Awakens"