Monthly Archives: June 2011

INUIT MYTH PAGE – THE GOD ANGUTA

Detailed entry on the father of the sea goddess Sedna. For more entries on the gods and goddesses of Inuit mythology click here: https://glitternight.com/inuit-myth/

ANGUTA – This father of the sea goddess Sedna was originally the god who ruled over Pugtulik Island. He was responsible for inflicting punishments on deserving souls when they reached Sedna’s subaquatic realm of the dead. At the dawn of time, after his Continue reading

Advertisements

19 Comments

Filed under Mythology

PULP HEROES: SILVER JOHN – AN UNDEAD HANGING VICTIM AND A SUPERNATURAL SHOOTING CONTEST

I’m continuing my look at Manly Wade Wellman’s pulp hero Silver John, the roaming singer and guitarist who fights supernatural forces in the Appalachian Mountains of long ago, sort of like a countrified Orpheus meets Kolchak. He’s called Silver John because of the silver strings on his guitar and the silver coins he carries in his pockets. For more details click here: https://glitternight.com/pulp-heroes/

WHERE DID SHE WANDER? – This short story is set during the time Silver John and Evadare are married. Our hero travels to perform at the Trudo Music Festival, where he got tongues wagging by setting his guitar on fire while on stage. I’m kidding! While there John looks into a local legend behind a song he’s just learned. A legend about Becky Til Hoppard, a woman hanged as a witch in 1849. Her gravestone is regarded with superstitious awe and Continue reading

6 Comments

Filed under Pulp Heroes

NCAA DIVISION 3 TWEAKS PLAYOFF SEEDING PROCEDURE FOLLOWING LAST SEASON’S CONTROVERSY

 Remember last season when it seemed like everybody (myself included) was complaining about how the undefeated defending champions of D3 college football, the UWW Warhawks, got screwed by being given a 2 seed in their region instead of a 1 seed? Things turned out okay because even having to Continue reading

4 Comments

Filed under college football

LADY LONDON ENTERS THE FRONTIERADO VALHALLA

Didi AKA Lady London, has entered the Frontierado Valhalla. To find out how you can order your own custom Frontierado Saga, read other Sagas and find out all about celebrating the upcoming Frontierado holiday click here: https://glitternight.com/category/frontierado/

FOR LADY LONDON’S SAGA Continue reading

10 Comments

Filed under FRONTIERADO

BAD MOVIE PAGE – ZUMA (1985)

 ZUMA (1985) – Category: Enjoyably bad movie elevated by its obscurity value      

There’s an old saying that goes “Once you have a big green bald guy with pythons growing out of his neck you never go back.” Or something to that effect. This monstrous figure is Zuma himself, the Freddy Krueger of the Philippines in the 1980s. Big, muscular and green like the Hulk, bald like Mr Clean and with pythons growing out of his neck like the late Michael Jackson. (Disclaimer: The preceding remark is probably not true)

Originally a comic book character in the Philippines, Zuma took the film industry of the islands by storm with his debut film in 1985 and a sequel in 1987. Copies of these films have been Continue reading

16 Comments

Filed under Bad and weird movies

NEW CONFERENCE BEING FORMED IN NCAA DIVISION 3

Five of the Division 3 football schools that left the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference are joining three other schools in forming a new, as yet unnamed league. The Continue reading

5 Comments

Filed under college football

INUIT MYTHS: THE DISEMBOWELING GODDESS

I just added an expanded entry on the disemboweling goddess. For more entries on the gods and goddesses of Inuit mythology click here: https://glitternight.com/inuit-myth/

ULULIJARNAQ – The disemboweling goddess who lived in Udlormiut, the supercelestial afterlife. Originally Ululijarnaq roamed the Earth in Continue reading

20 Comments

Filed under Mythology