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Brenda S G Walter
25 POSTS 0 COMMENTSBy 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.
The Italian Gothic films of Riccardo Freda and Mario Bava reveal male fears about liberated witchy women who hold power and refuse to be silent.
Witches are about the reclamation of toxic tropes about women, and the serpent is a central figure in that reclamation.
The banya was a place to relax and luxuriate with good company, but it was also a place for communing with demons.
Turns out the only real requirement for growing a beard is having a face that can grow one.
As the earth already reclaims the symbols of American capitalism, we can glimpse our uncertain future in the bones.
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.
Born from superstition and patriarchal fear of women, the dark mermaid doesn't need a man; except maybe as a snack.
How conservative fear was used to sell the idea of a Wild West that never was.