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The Feng Huang is often referred to as the "Chinese Phoenix", but similarities between the two mythological birds are superficial: rather than death and resurrection, Feng Huang symbolises balance between yin and yang.
Asni’s Art Blog: Feng Huang

Asni’s Art Blog: Feng Huang

The Feng Huang is often referred to as the "Chinese Phoenix", but similarities between the two mythological birds are superficial: rather than death and resurrection, Feng Huang symbolises balance between yin and yang. Read More »

The Artist as Criminal: The Frank Cho Spider-Gwen Controversy

The Artist as Criminal: The Frank Cho Spider-Gwen Controversy

Mr. Jackson on the latest internet blowup. And freedom of expression. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Garuda

Asni’s Art Blog: Garuda

Continuing my survey of magical bird creatures from West to East, the next stop is India. Read More »

Portal – An Original Scripted Drama Premiere

Portal – An Original Scripted Drama Premiere

I belong to several online groups through Facebook and other various media, as I’m sure many of you do, too. I came across in one of these groups dedicated to those of us who feel we are a bit socially awkward and are into cons and all that goes alon... Read More »

An Interview with Tang Fei on her Short Story, A Universal Elegy

An Interview with Tang Fei on her Short Story, A Universal Elegy

While I was reading Tang Fei’s short story, A Universal Elegy, it was like traveling in a train without a concrete destination. It just clanked on and turned where you least expected, yet every moment you would cherish before the journey was over. Th... Read More »

When Mundanes Do the Stupid…We All Pay the Price

When Mundanes Do the Stupid…We All Pay the Price

So called "religious freedom restoration" laws are putting fandom between a rock and a hard place. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Simurgh

Asni’s Art Blog: Simurgh

The Persian Simurgh – always a female – is known to be a defeater of poisonous snakes, and knowledgeable in the healing arts. Read More »

The Fantastic Art of Beer and Wine Labels

The Fantastic Art of Beer and Wine Labels

Now we're getting down to it: don't think Bob Heinlein had this in mind when he said that author's competed for "beer money"... Read More »

Open Road Media Supports Women’s History Month

Open Road Media Supports Women’s History Month

Open Road Media invites men to talk about women. Read More »

Blogger Invitado: Cristián Londoño Proaño. Frederik Pohl, un Escritor que Cambió el Ritmo de la Ciencia Ficción

Blogger Invitado: Cristián Londoño Proaño. Frederik Pohl, un Escritor que Cambió el Ritmo de la Ciencia Ficción

A profile of Frederik Pohl by guest blogger Cristián Londoño Proaño Nació Read More »

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