Tag Archives: Folklore

Wolfman is a man’s werewolf, no Olalla

Poor wolf man, he’s the bastard of the horror big three. Dracula and Frankenstein have antecedents in folklore but bloomed on the quills of novelists. The werewolf traces back to the Greek, yet no one will pull him from the … Continue reading

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Ludlow Massacre or unhappy incident?

COLORADO COLLEGE- CC is holding a symposium on the 1914 Ludlow Massacre. Actually, it’s only called the Ludlow Symposium. True to Colorado Springs form, several among the audience want to call it an “incidence,” instead of a “massacre.” One of … Continue reading

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Big Rock Candy Mountain unsafe for kids

Here was a true bit of American folk wisdom, Harry McClintock’s everyman philosophy whose context was whitewashed for the sake of children and the Protestant work ethic. The original lyrics of the hobo’s nirvana, Big Rock Candy Mountain, where omitted … Continue reading

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Will race protest be curtains for Obama?

If there is a indeed still a racial divide, what happens to the colorblind society tapped to elect Obama in November? Continue reading

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Black Friday and Paul Bunyan

Did you know that the first shopping day after Thanksgiving was known as “Black Friday?” Neither did I!   Apparently “Black Friday” is so named because it’s the first day of the year that retailers can recoup enough from their … Continue reading

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