The Halloween Posts

Halloween

The Ghastly History of Halloween, Monsters, Goth Movies, Making Stories “Dark,” & Nicoletta Ceccoli

The Ghastly History of Halloween. From Día de los Muertos to  Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” (from Parents’  Choice).  http://wp.me/p685GV-G8

Monsters at Halloween. Halloween provides an opportune time to consider scariness and monsters in children’s lives and stories (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-G6

Our Monsters Aren’t What They Used to Be. Nowadays, I am sorry to say, monsters aren’t what they used to be (from the Los Angeles Times). http://wp.me/p685GV-bV

Goth Movies & Fairy Tales: “Beastly” and “Red Riding Hood.” Hollywood says: Teen Boys prefer empowering metro realism, Teen Girls high fantasy and better costumes (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-wv

Making Kids’ Stories “Dark”: Disney’s “Into the Woods.” How fairy tales have been made “Gothic”and pitched to brooding teens.  http://wp.me/p685GV-28

The New Gothic: Nicoletta Ceccoli. My profile of a daring young Italian artist who creates dark and eerie children’s books. But are they really for kids? http://wp.me/p685GV-73

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