Oh. Dear. God. It’s really starting again. I was hoping it wouldn’t. By some miracle of the universe, I was hoping we would all be spared. But it seems that not only it’s starting again, but that in the couple of months since the release of the first movie, the insanity has gathered momentum, its… Read More Twilight Saga’s New Moon: Let the Obsession with Edward-Obsession take a hold once again
From midnight release parties to screaming fans to surprise visits from stars to hours spent going over detail about the story and possibly emergency room visits for dehydration secondary to excessive Robert Pattinson related drooling (I totally invented that last one), it seems like a second surge of the Twilight craze is threatening to engulf… Read More Here we go again: will the DVD release of Twilight cause another period of teen-vampire laden obsession?
Remember the insanity that is (was?) Twilight? The release of the fourth book, Breaking Dawn, the release of the first movie in theaters, the lines of screaming girls, the requests to Robert Pattinson to be bitten (he’s going to need therapy if people don’t let go of that one)… It all seems to 2008, doesn’t… Read More Pushing the boundaries: Going beyond the current definition of Edward Cullen-obsession
While I doubt books are going to become extinct anytime soon, the industry will most certainly change in the upcoming years. Just like television and Internet have changed the book publishing landscape, so will blogs and digital books. This pains me, because I have always loved books. But it seems to me that, in an… Read More Murderer!
I found a brand new blog which I find absolutely hilarious (in a good way, of course). First of all, it feeds my obsession with Edward-Cullen-Obsession. Second of all, it’s good to know that I’m not the only one who hears music while reading books. And no, I don’t hear voices as well. Please visit… Read More Setting the Tune – Twilight related songs
Ever wonder what the Twilight screenplay would have turned out to be in the hands of a realistic who is a bit of a cynic? Wonder no longer, because here it it! TWILIGHT: THE REALISTIC CYNIC’S EDITION FADE IN: EXT. WASHINGTON KRISTEN STEWART goes to FORKS, WASHINGTON. KRISTEN STEWART (V.O.) Once upon a time, there… Read More The Twilight Screenplay, rewritten by a cynical realist, perhaps?
For all the talk about how vampire lore is all about the taboo urges of humanity’s sexuality, and that Twilight’s success is related in large part to the constant sexual tension that exists throughout the first three books (SPOILER: Bella and Edward get married in the fourth book, so there ends the tension), I haven’t… Read More What Girls want: The Real Key to Twilight’s success?
Celebrity activism could potentially be a great tool with which inspired teenagers would leave their screens (TV or computer) to go into the outside world and help make a difference. Learning to be selfless in a smart, dedicated kind of way would help decrease, if not eliminate the greed underlying many of the problems that… Read More The Economic Crisis: Down with the Economy, Up with Celebrity Activism
I read Twilight but have yet to see the movie, so I have kept from commenting on it. However, there is one question that I asked myself when I first heard that Twilight was being turned into a movie: would the actress portraying Bella Swan realise what she will be indirectly teaching to millions of… Read More Proof that humans are scarier than vampires…
It seems like the month of December isn’t just ushering in cold winds from the North (can’t Santa stop being so generous and keep those winds for himself?), but also a whole slew of obsessions. From the avid Twilight fans that seem to wait for me at every street corner to my personal obsession with… Read More The resurgence of an old obsession: Welcome back, Harry!