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theweniswarmer:

It’s Time
A mix of classic, retro, and different Halloween Songs
This is Halloween - Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack
Monster Mash - Selebrities
Day of the Dead - Voltaire
Thriller - Michael Jackson
It’s Terror Time Again - Scooby Doo on Zombie Island
Brains! - Voltaire
Ghost Busters Theme - Ray Parker Jr.
Feed Me (Git it) - Little Shop of Horrors
Grim Grinning Ghosts - Disney’s Haunted Mansion
The Greatest Show Unearthed - Creature Feature
Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
Oogie Boogie - The Nightmare Before Christmas
Friends on the Other Side - Disney’s The Princess and The Frog
Worst Pies in London - Sweeney Tod
I Put a Spell on You - Hocus Pocus Soundtrack
Dinner with Drac - John “The Cool Ghoul” Zacherle
The Devil Went Down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
Welcome to My Nightmare - Alice Cooper
The Headless Horseman - Disney’s Ichabod & Mr. Toad
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) - David Bowie
The Addam’s Family Song - The Addam’s Family Soundtrack
Witch Doctor - Peter Pan Records
Grave Robber at Large - Creature Feature
Spooky Scary Skeletons - TheLivingTombstone mix

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theweniswarmer:

It’s Time

A mix of classic, retro, and different Halloween Songs

  1. This is Halloween - Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack
  2. Monster Mash - Selebrities
  3. Day of the Dead - Voltaire
  4. Thriller - Michael Jackson
  5. It’s Terror Time Again - Scooby Doo on Zombie Island
  6. Brains! - Voltaire
  7. Ghost Busters Theme - Ray Parker Jr.
  8. Feed Me (Git it) - Little Shop of Horrors
  9. Grim Grinning Ghosts - Disney’s Haunted Mansion
  10. The Greatest Show Unearthed - Creature Feature
  11. Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  12. Oogie Boogie - The Nightmare Before Christmas
  13. Friends on the Other Side - Disney’s The Princess and The Frog
  14. Worst Pies in London - Sweeney Tod
  15. I Put a Spell on You - Hocus Pocus Soundtrack
  16. Dinner with Drac - John “The Cool Ghoul” Zacherle
  17. The Devil Went Down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
  18. Welcome to My Nightmare - Alice Cooper
  19. The Headless Horseman - Disney’s Ichabod & Mr. Toad
  20. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) - David Bowie
  21. The Addam’s Family Song - The Addam’s Family Soundtrack
  22. Witch Doctor - Peter Pan Records
  23. Grave Robber at Large - Creature Feature
  24. Spooky Scary Skeletons - TheLivingTombstone mix

LISTEN HERE (X)

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notamorningbird:

lillian-raven:

hungrylikethewolfie:

cure-krismoth:

pagangirl:

emegustart:

latining:

emegustart:

chenisthebestkitty:

emegustart:

This is supposed to happen the first time Persephone is back to the Underworld….so I went and made a sequel for a comic that hasn’t even happened yet. Wibbly wobbly timey wimey….

Did I regret anything? No. No I don’t. 

on deviantart

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He kidnapped her

Against her will

Thanks fo her father after her father raped her

She starved herself to get out of his place

twhere do people read romance into this, where??ßß1ßewkofp *flops over*

Thanks for continue to focus on the kidnapping part which is not the point of this myth. 

Life and Death, the balance between them and the changes they cause, and the origin and meaning of the seasons cycle, on the other hand, are the real points. 

Thanks for also persisting in the idea of Persephone as a passive figure. Kidnapped, raped, silenced, with no saying or power over anything (except for maybe starved herself because there are so many different versions of this myth that it’s difficult to keep track of them, did you know that apparently there is a version where she and Hades plot together?)

Thanks for also forgetting that she’s a goddess on her own and becomes Queen and Hades’ equal and actually they’re most stable marriages in the myths. 

Thank you, you’ve enriched this post by telling me things I already know but I don’t care about. (◡‿◡✿)

Reblogging for the bitchin’ commentary and also to add that if anyone wants to read the most current (and IMO accurate) studies on Greek mythology and women’s lives, Women in Greek Myth by Dr. Mary Lefkowitz is invaluable (and incredibly inexpensive for an academic book).

The confusion comes from “Zeus” which is almost a title for a supreme god (think of the way “Caesar” was used). So you have Heavenly Zeus and Infernal Zeus, and they are not the same god but rather the supreme ruler of the sky and underworld, respectively. Likewise Persephone became known as “Infernal Hera” and this naming scheme persisted well into the Roman Empire, where Pluto and Proserpina are referred to as “Infernal Juno” and “Jupiter of Dis” in Book 6 of the Aeneid as well as on many grave monuments and in spells.

Moreover, gods don’t need to eat. Persephone refusing to eat was her refusing to become a part of the Underworld, not her attempting to starve herself. The gods are defined as being deathless, and in Ancient Greek “deathless” is synonymous with “god”. (Cf. Theogony, Works and Days, any of the Homeric Hymns, etc.) The Homeric Hymn to Demeter is really clear about this. (HH 2 370-4, 393-403.)

The marriage of Persephone and Hades is actually the most loving and consensual union among the Olympian deities. Hades first offers a dowry designed specifically to please Persephone (HH 2 10-14.), then carries her off and keeps her as a guest of honour in his house. (HH 2 341-345) Persephone is referred to as αἰδοίῃ παρακοίτι - his reverent wife. “Reverent” here refers to a respect for one’s duty, and the similarity between the pronunciation of αἰδοῖος an “Hades” is deliberate and intended to show how well-matched they are. Persephone misses her mother, yes, but is not overly upset about her marriage to Hades. Even Anchises expresses more regret over his union with Aphrodite. (HH 5 185-190.) Finally, as a proper parent, Demeter is rewarded for giving up her daughter, and offers a gift to the other gods in turn. (HH 2 441-495.)

It is worth noting that Demeter is given a position of remarkable power in this myth and is in many ways treated as or better than a father would be. The focus of the hymn remains the relationship between mother and daughter, and emphasises that it is a bond that can endure even after a woman leaves to marry. More importantly, the Homeric Hymn to Demeter is an etiological myth for the Thesmophoria and the Eleusinian Mysteries, a woman-only festival and the most enduring mystery cult of the ancient world. HH 2 serves to anchor women firmly in religious and family life and sets some fairly idealised standards for husbands. Many issues arise when attempting to interpret this myth into a modern context, which is why it is so important to understand that the myth was created over three thousand years ago and is largely a historical document reflecting the mores of the time.

This is the last time I’m reblogging this strip. I edited the original post because I’m really tired of this discussion, but latining’s comment is just perfect and flawless and really educating and everyone interested in this myth should read it. 

THIS IS FUCKING BEAUTIFUL AND IM SO GLAD THAT MY BOYFRIEND REBLOGGED IT FOR ME TO SEE AND TO READ THE COMMENTS OMFG

Also like to point out that Hades and Persephone were one of, if not the, most faithful divine couples in Greek mythology. 

Compare that to Zeus, who slept with anything that moved.

This comic is beautiful and adorable, and the commentary is (if you’ll pardon the pun) divine.  A++, FAVORITE MYTHOLOGICAL COUPLE, WOULD FALL IN LOVE WITH THEM AGAIN.

#seriously people please stop trying to paint her as too dim to remember that eating would keep her there #she was a freaking GODDESS SHE KNEW THE RULES #also who the fuck eats SIX pomegranate seeds unless it’s to make a point? #no one that’s who #[/rant]

Beautiful commentary. God, I love mythology. 

Just curious who else hides social anxiety and stress from everyone? And what really sucks is that you don’t have a valid reason to decline doing things. Or worse, your parents think you’re faking it. My dad couldn’t understand why I stuttered and sweated and couldn’t breathe right when he made me order our food or answer the phone.

"You’re just shy"

"Get over it"

"It’s not that bad"

Their arguement is that I never had this problem until a few years ago, like things can’t change! They say being “a little shy” is normal. Sure, having anxiety attacks at the lunch table is totally normal!

themanicpixiedreamgrrrl

milthanks:

vinegod:

how i feel when i wear glasses vs how i feel without them. by AlliCattt

where’s her oscar because this is a full movie in 6 seconds

amusewithaview

amusewithaview:

have you ever thought about how fucking awesome Charlie Weasley is? of all the Weasleys, he is the one I would most like to be related to. why, you may ask, THAT specific Weasley, when the Weasley family is full of such awesome people? lemme break it down for you:

when 11 year old ickle…