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Noticias Literatura 9-10

Announcing the winner of the XVII International Contest of Fantastic Microcount miNatura 2019: IN THE CABINET OF DOCTOR TULP by Josep Maria Calverol LLauro ( of Spain)

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together.

Asni’s Art Blog: Fireworks

What better topic to choose for my New Year's Eve post, than Fireworks!

Review(s): The BFI Film Classics Series

An overview of the British Film Institute's Classic Film Series for science fiction, from Palgrave/MacMillan

Asni’s Art Blog: Warriors, Hunters, Healers, and Death

Meet grandmother Buluku, Ogum the warrior, Oxossi the hunter, Oxumare the rainbow snake, Babalu Aye the leper who heals infectious diseases, and Exu, Papa Legba or Baron Samedi: trickster, guide of spirits, devil on the crossroads.

Asni’s Art Blog: The Lovely Oxum

Oxum represents all the traditionally feminine values. But she is also patron of witches.

Asni’s Art Blog: Oxalá, Prince of Peace

I have often wondered to what extent Tolkien might have drawn on the African pantheon...

Asni’s Art Blog: Orixas of Fire, Storm and Thunder

Male gods of storm and thunder exist in many pagan religions. It is more unusual to see the powers of sky and weather personified as a female. It is said that in battle, Oya always goes ahead of Xangó, just like lightning precedes thunder.

Asni’s Art Blog: Mother of Waters

Yemanja, Yemoja, Yemalla, Janaína – the Mother of Waters is one of the main goddesses, of various Afro-American religions – Santería, Voodoo, Candomblé – which evolved from African deities grafted onto Catholic saints.

News That Can’t Wait Till Sunday

An upcoming book release event - in Sao Paulo

News That Can’t Wait For Sunday: the (Free) SBC Geek...

SBC Geek Festival August 25th Cultural Center Neighborhood Baeta Neves. Plaza St. Joseph, s / n º, Baeta Neves.

Who Got Cultural Studies In My Fandom?

Bendições from Brazil!  By the time this post goes live, I will have been in this lovely country for two whole weeks, and will...

Michiko to Hatchin is the Best Anime You’ve Never Watched

Michiko to Hatchin is as good as Cowboy Bebop. There, I said it. It's also as good as Serial Experiments Lain and Neon Genesis...

Sequential Wednesdays #3 – Death: The Most Important Story Ever Told

Let's talk about death. As we meander our way through one subplot to the next, it's something we typically don't discuss much.  Death is the...