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
My recent bout of Edward-Cullen-Obsession-Obsession has got me yearning for good old school vampire-related entertainment. No, don’t worry, I’m not sleeping in a coffin, wearing a cape or using fake vampire fangs – I’m simply dusting out old books and DVDs. Makes me sound a little boring, does it not? I went through a couple… Read More Vegetarian Vampires: Supernatural in itself, or just plain Twilight?
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
It’s been awhile since I have written a post about Edward Cullen Obsession – however, it doesn’t mean that I haven’t been continuing my ‘research’, on and offline. And it seems that I’m not the only person thoroughly amused and insatiably curious about the phenomenon that is Edward Cullen Obsession. I read a great post… Read More Another Obsession-with-Edward-Cullen-Obsession related post
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?
OK so it doesn’t sound as snappy as ‘fan fiction’, but more and more fans are turning to short videos to release creativity inspired by current obsession. Twilight Trailer Spoof: Twilight, the cheaper puppet version: And here are a couple of my favourite Potter Puppet Skits Nagini has a weeny Voldemort needs love
Fan Geek Battle Royale: Potter vs. Twilight The Twilighters are hissing and the Potterphiles are brandishing their wands credit cards. J.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter-inspired The Tales of Beedle the Bard, lands on bookstore shelves today, sending salivating fans queuing up for a copy of the five stories that guided Harry, Ron and Hermione through Harry Potter and the… Read More Twilight vs. Harry Potter: The Battle Rages on in Libraries
I’m not a mother, but I do work with tweens and teens. I’m already very protective of them, and have often wondered how it would feel for a mother to deal with the things I deal with. One such example – just in case the title of this post didn’t give it away – is… Read More More Obsession with Edward Obsession: Another reason why Moms rock