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American Gods: 5 Questions from ‘Head full of snow’

What the heck is going on? This weeks episode of American Gods left me with several HUGE questions. Let’s jump right in with the ladies and discuss! The whole scene with Anubis was ethereal and oddly comforting. I like the idea of death  arriving politely by surprise. Anubis was even kind enough to taste the woman’s sauce and allow the ... Read More »

AMERICAN GODS: Comparing the Book to the TV Show

Editor’s Note: Meet Cara, a new contributor to The Fairy Tale Site. She has been a Neil Gaiman fan for years, and here she presents the “book lover’s” perspective on the television adaptation of Gaiman’s novel, American Gods. These days it’s hard to remember the world of 2001, when American Gods was first published. There was no Facebook, no YouTube. ... Read More »

Our GRIMM Memories

The last three Fridays have just felt weird – the first weeks without a new episode of Grimm to come. It’s been a great 6 years following the show, the cast, and interacting with other fans. For every Friday with a new episode for the past three years we’ve watched, live-tweeted, recapped, and even tried podcasting last season. Grimm has been ... Read More »

GRIMM: The End

Season 6, episode 13 The End After last week’s Grimm, ended with with Hank and Wu’s deaths at the hands of Zorstorer, part of me wasn’t entirely sure that I wanted to even watch the finale, but I always assumed that the finale would be a bloody one, so I watched with trepidation. For the first 45 minutes, the episode was even worse than ... Read More »

GRIMM: Where the Wild Things Were

Season 6, episode 11 Where the Wild Things Were On this week’s Grimm, Nick followed Eve through the looking glass and into the Forbidden…er…Black Forest of an alternate dimension with the help of the magic stick, and the rest of the gang finally came clean to Renard about the stick and cloth in the hopes of finding a way to rescue ... Read More »

GRIMM: Blood Magic

Season 6, episode 10 Blood Magic This week’s Grimm gave us some insight into a heart-wrenching Wesen euthanasia ritual as Nick and crew are tasked with a series of Wesen associated murders that turn out to be the work of an elderly Wesen with dementia. Meanwhile, Eve borrowed Adalind’s mother’s books and got to work trying to figure out how to get ... Read More »

EMERALD CITY: No Place Like Home

On this week’s season finale of Emerald City,  Ozma exiled Eamonn/the Lion and assumed her throne, the Wizard battled the witches, Dorothy finally met her birth mother, and the Wizard finally got what was coming to him. Oh, and the Beast Forever was unleashed upon Oz… I thought this episode was a very good bookend to the first one – it ... Read More »

EMERALD CITY: The Villian That’s Become

On this week’s Emerald City,  Dorothy escaped Glinda’s castle but Lucas wasn’t so willing to let her go, the Wizard and Ev had a dramatic showdown, and Tip finally accepted her destiny and rallied the witches to fight the Wizard. Here’s what we’re thinking about after that episode: Lucas/Roan – after becoming so fond of Lucas in the first 7ish episodes, I ... Read More »

GRIMM: Frankenwesen

Season 6, episode 8 The Son Also Rises This week’s Grimm was a sad, modern day Frankenstein story – a grief-stricken scientist and his colleagues try to bring back his son who died in a car accident by basically putting him back together out of a lot of spare “parts”. Which would have been horrific enough if they hadn’t gotten the ... Read More »

EMERALD CITY: Lions in Winter

On this week’s Emerald City, Tip learns of her true destiny, we finally meet the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy attempts to kill Glinda, Ev readies the guns, and the Wizard masses his troops for war. Here’s what we’re thinking about after that episode: Emerald City Top 5 The “used up” young witches – the more of this kind of stuff we see, ... Read More »