6 Reasons We Should Celebrate Hans Christian Andersen — 214 Years After His Birth

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
One of our greatest fairy tale writers ever, Hans Christian Andersen was born 214 years ago. Here's why we should raise a toast to him today.

Season of the Witch: Six Dark Fairy Tales Everyone Should Read

Column by Susan DeFreitas October 10, 2017
Prepare to be haunted by six of the finest dark fairy tales, by the women who reinvented the form: Angela Carter, A. S. Byatt, Kelly Link, Aimee Bender, Kate Bernheimer, and Karen Joy Fowler.

Bookshots: "The Changeling" by Victor LaValle

Review by Max Booth III
The newest from Victor LaValle, professional f-bomb dropper.
First Trailer Released for Live Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

First Trailer Released for Live Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

News by Raine Winters
Disney has officially invited us all to be their guests.
Snow White’s Sister to Star in her own Movie

Snow White’s Sister to Star in her own Movie

News by Raine Winters
Her name is Rose Red, and she isn’t a vindictive haunted house.
Bookshots: 'The Black Tongue' by Marko Hautala

Bookshots: 'The Black Tongue' by Marko Hautala

Review by Leah Dearborn
Envision bits of 'The Ring', the Brothers Grimm, and Gillian Flynn rolled together, and that comes close to the impression left by 'The Black Tongue'. It's a little strange, but it appears to work.

The Strange History of Cinderella

Column by Christopher Shultz
Disney's squeaky-clean blonde princess has some dark roots.

The End of Happily Ever After

Column by Rob Blair Young May 2, 2013
Once upon a time our stories ended with happily ever after. Something's changed. This article looks at ways modern story endings have moved away from traditional formats and expectations.

From Elphaba To Grendel: Ten Twisted Fairy Tales

Column by Meredith Borders March 8, 2013
Ten modern takes on your favorite classic fairy tales and legends.
'Tallow Candle' Hans Christian Andersen

Long Lost Hans Christian Anderson Story Discovered

News by Christopher Shultz
Previously unknown to historians, "Tallow Candle" makes its debut some 182 years after it was written.

LURID: Grimmly Fiendish - The Horror in Fairy Tales

Column by Karina Wilson June 1, 2012
As 'Snow White And The Huntsman', another 'adult re-imagining' of a classic fairy tale hits our movie screens, Lurid takes a look at the raw horror content of the originals.