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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1X07: “Possession”

This week’s episode of Penny Dreadful had us on the edge of our seats as always, and since the finale is next week, it only heightens the suspense and makes waiting for the next episode even harder. In the last episode, we were left with Sir Malcolm trying to have a conversation with Vanessa after her […]

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 1×06, “What Death Can Join Together”

Happy Friday! We’re almost done with this first season of Penny Dreadful. In the sixth episode, “What Death Can Join Together,” we’re back to the main story… and shit starts to hit the fan here.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 1×05, “Closer Than Sisters”

The latest episode of Penny Dreadful was very Vanessa-centric, but no less amazing. It’s told from Vanessa’s point of view in flashback, and it gives a history of what occurred in the past between the Murray and Ives families and what exactly Vanessa’s transgression was.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1.04, “Demimonde”

Happy Friday, all! We’re helping you wrap up your work week with the recap of the most recent episode of Penny Dreadful. And guess what—there is some good news about the series: Showtime has decided to renew it for a second season! So if you haven’t started watching yet, you can start watching now! But you […]

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1×03: “Resurrection”

Happy Thursday, all! Time for the recap of Episode 3 of Penny Dreadful. This episode, “Resurrection,” more or less gives some exposition concerning the characters, though we do see some action and get a cliffhanger at the end.

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Book Review: The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Montillo

The subtitle is what drew my attention to The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece. I love knowing what goes into notable works of art, be they books, paintings, music, or any other creative endeavor. Because Frankenstein is one of those books that […]

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Rereading The Classics: My Top 5

When I was young, under ten, my mom would try to get me to read certain classic books she had enjoyed as a child – Little Women, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, and others. Hopelessly contrary kid that I was (and still am, to a certain degree), I groaned and rolled my eyes and went back […]

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31 Days of Halloween with Slay — Day 18 Guest Post, Franken Nails!

Once I saw my friend Amy’s amazing Frankenstein nail art, I begged her to contribute a tutorial on how you, dear readers, could do this at home. – Slay