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
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…
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
The Internet has changed everything; we all know that, and it’s being proven time and again. The latest and best example is the US elections of last month, where the Internet played a crucial role in raising awareness. Did the Internet help fan the flames of Twilight-mania? Of course they did! From endless numbers of… Read More My Obsession with Edward Obsession: the Essential Role the Internet played
Dearly beloved reader, I’m afraid my fascination with the Edward Cullen/Twilight phenomenon is far from over, and I loved the following review so much that I felt compelled to share some of it with you. Twilight, the flim, is actually … good? By Darren Mercer I could barely tear my eyes and ears away from… Read More It wouldn’t be an obsession were I to stop looking into it
Ah, the joy of the Holiday Season. Shopping mall mania, credit cards maxing, relatives coming, receipts to keep track of… Well, I am always willing to help, so if you have a Twilight fan on your shopping list in need of perfume, find some great suggestions here. And… Good luck!