Medieval drawing of a guy chilling out under a tree next to a fiery salamander, like you do

Monster of the Week: Salamander

  Well, this post is a little different from some of my past entries on real animals, like spiders or tarantula hawks – those posts are about real-life traits of real-life animals that happen to be monstrous. This post is about a made-up trait of a real-life animal. That’s right. I’m putting salamander myths in […]

Monster of the Week: Spiders

I keep a file with short reactions to books I’ve read. It’s not complete, but when I remember I try to put down something that will jog my memory. Like this gem that I skimmed past yesterday: didn’t like it. but there was that funny scene where he’s having sex but he’s internally panicking because there’s a […]