Authors Posts by Brenda S G Walter

Brenda S G Walter

Brenda S G Walter
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By day, Brenda poisons young minds as a college professor.  When she is not teaching classes such as Science and the Supernatural, she is writing about monsters, witchcraft, horror films, heavy metal, and gothic culture.  She might also be drawing apocalyptic landscapes or haunted houses while watching Creature Double Feature.  You can find her on Facebook and Instagram as Elderdark Nightmoth.

Bearded Ladies: Queering the Beard Beyond the Binary

Turns out the only real requirement for growing a beard is having a face that can grow one.

Victorian America and the Rotting Corpses of Capitalism

As the earth already reclaims the symbols of American capitalism, we can glimpse our uncertain future in the bones.

Femdom vs. the Patriarchy: The Sexual Politics of Medical Fetish

From speculum-wielding men to femdom doctors in BDSM clinics, the world of medical fetish has everything to do with the interplay of power and gender.

Dark Mermaids Take Everything Men Fear and Use It Against Them

Born from superstition and patriarchal fear of women, the dark mermaid doesn't need a man; except maybe as a snack.

The Satanic Wild West: Queering the Myth of Patriarchal Utopia

How conservative fear was used to sell the idea of a Wild West that never was.

Robigalia: An Ode to Fungal Rutting and Rotting

April 25th is Robigalia, the Roman Festival of Fungus, a time when we are reminded that death walks among us and to celebrate the natural world.

DIY Occult Lanterns: Wrought Iron in Paper

You can enjoy the creepy ambiance of these faux wrought iron occult lanterns you can make yourself using our simple pattern.

Paper Horror Houses You Can Download, Print and Build for Free

Thanks to the time and generosity of Universal Studios prop-designer Ray Keim, you can download, print and build your favorite horror houses out of cardstock, completely for free.

Eat the Patriarchy: How Arachnovamps Helped Reclaim Female Sexuality

Mysterious, hungry, elegant and powerful—the spider became an apt signifier for the enchanting and sexually liberated woman who wove her own dark web.

Bad Vibes: How to Hear a Horror Film

The foundation of any good horror film begins with the soundtrack.