Via Under the influence!-The Grateful Dead:The Russian Folktale of Sila Tsarevich and Ivashka

The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead as which is a type 505 tale as classified Stories of The Grateful Dead under the under the Aarne–Thompson–Uther classification system used by folklorists to categorise folktales. Grateful Dead tales usually share a basic structure of where a debtor dies leaving and are refused a proper burial or in […]

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Via Under the influence!-Indonesian Folktales: The Soul in the Wild Mountain Rice

Presented here is a retelling of folktale from Indonesia called The Soul in the Mountain Rice, from Indonesian Legends and Folktales, told by Adele de Leeuw. The Goddess, Tisna Wati In the abode in the sky where the gods lived there was once a most charming and beautiful young goddess named Tisna Wati. Although she […]

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Via Widowcranky-The Killing of a Sacred Deer – Film Review

There are films that are so strikingly odd that you end up remembering them and returning back to them again and again. I found that with “The Lobster”. This was the first film in English by Yorgos Lanthimos, and on first watching I honestly thought to myself “what the hell was that?” This obviously made […]

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