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The Faerie Month of May: Faerie Festivals and May Celebrations

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Today's Maytime Faerie Festivals, including Spoutwood Farm's May Day Fairie Festival, the Maryland Faerie Festival, and the New York Faerie Festival, are outgrowths of this vibrant May tradition. They feature kings and queens, Maypole dances, flower garlands and beautiful costumes.

A Bleeding Lance And The Holy Grail

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 03.23.2013 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

While David Zwirner's empire grows exponentially, swallowing up big chunks of prime real estate in a post-Sandy Chelsea, one tiny gallery space on the...

The Once and Future Arthur: A King for Our Time

Michael Drew | Posted 12.19.2012 | Books
Michael Drew

The legend of King Arthur is one that finds greatest resonance during times when society looks for a heroic type, either to represent its wish for some worthy adventure, or it wish to channel its aspirations for the common good into a larger-than-life character.

Jesus, King Arthur And Pope Benedict XVI

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 04.30.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

Jesus believed that power was only truly useful if it was given away. The papal ceremony of giving the red hats to the elite club of cardinals displays the great legacy of Jesus and King Arthur.

A World Without Facebook?

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Davis Schneiderman

Consider the many ways you need to check in with your social network and the all-seeing, almost totalitarian power of the text message. Yes, communication is all-but-instant, but so is observation.

"Crazy Crazy": Introducing Guinevere, Plus Chatting With Four Year Strong's Alan Day and Gregory Rogove

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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DC's Epic Dark Fantasy: Paul Cornell Talks 'Demon Knights'

Turnstyle | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

New Tudor Hero, John Dee: Scientist, Conjurer, Sleuth

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

The Bones of Avalon chills, thrills and satisfies, providing good history, great plot, and fascinating characters. Pull up a chair, turn off the phone, and settle in for a most delectable read.

The 8 Most Overrated People In History

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

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U.S. Politicians Deny the Obvious Injury; U.S. Manufacturing Bleeds

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

In the trade clash between China and America, the Asian giant has gravely wounded the US. China knows it. U.S. voters of all political stripes know it. But too many American politicians are in denial.

June 15: King John Signs Magna Carta

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Many people, especially those who write articles on this subject for Wikipedia, would say the Magna Carta is the most influential and important foundation of constitutional law.

The Sword in the Stone: Better Than Narnia and Harry Potter, T.H. White's Classic is One of the Great Works of the 20th Century

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Remington

It's hard to overstate the Disney effect on modern storytelling. Their princess retellings of classic fairy tales and children's literature, whether c...

Interview: Antoine Fuqua and Brooklyn's Finest

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It came as kind of a slap for Antoine Fuqua - the idea that, despite his track record and a stellar cast, no studio was willing to take a chance on Brooklyn's Finest.

5 Authors More Badass Than The Badass Character They Created

Cracked.com | Rohan Ramakrishnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

if you look at the authors behind some of the most iconic heroes of all time, you find a writer who's every bit as badass. Not only did these guys ins...

Quests and Questions: A Path to Your Self

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

The best gifts I've ever received have been questions I couldn't shake off. Good questions are better than good answers, in this sense: they give us purpose.

Interview with Merlin's Bradley James

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

"I swing a sword round, for Christ's sake," said James. "It's a bit of a boy's dream, really."

YouTube Lancelots and Guineveres

Jane Minogue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jane Minogue

The YouTube Lancelots and Guineveres continue the medieval tradition of taking a story and adapting it to one's preferences.

Republican Party Top Dogs Keep Distancing Themselves From McCain

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

McCain apparently is developing the stink of political rotting fish to most of the partisans in the upper echelons of his party, even if he is still getting his share of boos and jeers from the largely white, frightened "patriots" on the road in his stump speeches.

Gabriel Byrne Tackles Camelot

AP | MARTIN STEINBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — He can't sing and he can't dance, but Gabriel Byrne can charm _ and he did while portraying the chivalrous King Arthur in "Camelot." ...