Fun with Etymology - Feminist Werewolves

Awoo, everybody. Welcome to the (retooled and improved) second installment of Fun with Etymology! I gave this piece a bit of a makeover since its original publication in December, the better to eat you with, my dear. Today we're going to talk about werewolves and where they come from (etymologically – we all know that… » 4/23/14 11:19pm 4/23/14 11:19pm

Humans create cat werewolves—and they're very cute and very spooky

I don't know what to think about this. I don't like breeders and I don't like cats, but these spooky lycoi cats are something else. A cat that looks like a werewolf and, according to its Tennessee-based human creators, acts like a dog. I have to admit they are quite cute in their freaky ugliness. Like a reverse evil… » 2/13/14 3:18pm 2/13/14 3:18pm

Detox and Lose Weight on the 'Werewolf Diet'

The latest arbitrary excuse for for unhealthy food restriction totally effective and science-based weight loss system is the Werewolf Diet, supposedly practiced by Madonna and Demi Moore, which helps people (lol @ "people"—shit like this is always for women) lose weight by tailoring their eating habits to the phases… » 1/30/14 1:20pm 1/30/14 1:20pm

Here's Your Minute-By-Minute Play-By-Play Of Twilight: Breaking Dawn

Last night, I joined the Twihards at a midnight screening of Twilight: Breaking Dawn. Since I first covered the franchise in 2008, I've gone to midnight screenings of each one, and I have to say, as events, they are getting more and more subdued. Maybe the fans are growing up. Perhaps vampires and werewolves have lost… » 11/18/11 10:45am 11/18/11 10:45am

Getting Drunk On Fairy Blood & Having Sex With Your Great Granddaughter

Last night on True Blood, the best scene by far was the one with a double dose of naked supernatural hottie. Sookie enlisted Alcide to help her track down Eric, who'd gotten drunk on fairy blood and was cavorting and frolicking through the forest as the inebriated are wont to do. They found him splashing about in a… » 7/18/11 2:45pm 7/18/11 2:45pm

Breaking Dawn: What To Expect When You're Expecting... A Vampire

First, a confession: some of us hadn't heard of Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn » 8/07/08 3:00pm 8/07/08 3:00pm until a reader asked us to cover it. But tips kept pouring in, and we realized that this young adult novel, the fourth installment of Meyer's Saga and featuring both teenage werewolves and teenage vampires, is actually a huge deal. At a…