Welcome! Welcome to the basement of my brain. It's chock full of of the darnedest things. Quails and whales and puppy dog tails (and those socks your grandma gave you last Christmas). You can call me Jordan.
Persephone as a dark and off-putting goddess who worries her mother by hanging out with satyrs and making weird stuff like pitcher plants and Venus flytraps. Hades being charmed and intimidated all at once.
For a article in Dension magazine aboutFairyTales and the changing nature of how these stories are told — from Grimm’s tales, to the super-scrubbed happy Disney tales through to the darker popularity of shows like Breaking Bad now. Fairy tale expert Maria Tatar also discusses how some of the world’s oldest tales help us navigate modern life.
Big thanks to Erin from Em Dash for this very interesting project!