Wednesday, July 13, 2011

BREAKING AWESOME: Real Life Urban Fantasy Edition

Camping in a Taiwanese Graveyard

Icelandic Town Hopes Angry Elves Have Been Soothed by Songs

"It is hoped that elves and hidden people around the north-western Icelandic town of Bolungarvik will start to calm down again following their recent dangerous pranks and humans’ subsequent efforts to appease them.

"Local residents sang songs and said prayers in honour of the peeved hidden folk and elves this week in an effort to smooth ruffled feathers. Dynamiting began again midweek following a nasty incident, reported here, where rocks and soil rained down on Bolungarvik."

British Banking Consultant Turns South African Witch Doctor

Thomas Heathfield, 32, whose family hail from Maidenhead in Berkshire, renounced sleep for three days, rose at 2.30am to dance for the tribal ancestors and vomited up goats' bloods as part of his training to become a 'sangoma'."

More after the jump including the future of the Sookie Stackhouse books!

Rest in Peace in Unusual Taiwanese Campground

"For those in search of an unusual camping experience this summer, a Taiwan cemetery offers a nice view, great feng shui and a natural chill."

And a bonus article...

True Blood Author Charlaine Harris to End Book Series

"Charlaine Harris is the woman responsible for True Blood, though her title for it is the Southern Vampire Mysteries. Harris, who published the first book, Dead Until Dark, in 2001, has since brought the series up to a whopping total of eleven books at a rate of one book a year. Now, however, she says she plans to end the series after book 13."
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1 comment:

  1. Re: Camping in a Taiwanese Graveyard

    What a fantastic idea. That graveyard is beautiful, I so would have done that!