Since it’s close to Halloween, I thought I would share this morbid little tidbit about Sir Edward Burne-Jones’s fellow Pre-Raphaelites, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Elizabeth Siddal, and how he had her grave dug up so he could get the book of his poems that he had buried with her.
Ophelia Castellan has never been normal, no matter how much her father and brother try to make her. When the Headmaster of Elsinore Academy is found dead, Ophelia’s world — and everything she thought she knew — slowly comes crashing down around her. Dot Hutchison’s novel, A Wounded Name, released this past September, is a […]
I have a lot of TV shows that I like, but there are only a few that I will really make an honest effort to watch, not matter what, and one of them is Once Upon a Time. Even though there are some very cheesy moments in it that would taste good with a box of […]
Erasure. Tonight, Erasure + ABBA, which equals awesome to the awesome power, or as I like to think of it, awfinity.
Today I wore corduroy pants. As I walked down the hall I had to smile at the “whip-whip” noise they make. Whenever I hear that sound I am transported back to the 70’s, walking with my dad and wondering why my pants didn’t make cool noises too. There are lots of little things like that […]
Hi, my name is BaseballChica03, and I work for an elected official. (We’ll call him Bossman.*) We staffers ordinarily have a pretty thankless job, but it seems like this election season more than most brought out extra hate for local, state, and federal employees. I realize that cities and states all over the country are […]
So this week was pretty exciting around these parts. Between busting out of the old server and all the articles we got up, it’s been a pretty interesting trip. We’re so glad you came along for the ride! We’re still making sure all the bits and bobs work correctly after the move, so don’t hesitate […]
Good morning, or whatever time of the day it happens to be while you’re reading this. Welcome to the brand new Persephone Magazine! We’ll be doing our best to bring you fresh content all day, every day, at least once we work out the kinks. I’m Ophelia Payne, your humble editor, and I’m actually three […]