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  • "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" Red Queen
    'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland': The solution was so simple
    "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" got a little more interesting after it was revealed that the Red Queen/Anastasia (Emma Rigby) just wants to change the laws of magic because she wants Will (Michael Socha) to love her.A Dec. 23 report by...
  • The Knave of Hearts in 'Once Upon A Time in Wonderland'
    ‘Once Upon a Time in Wonderland’ winter finale “Home” Will becomes the genie
    The winter finale of “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland” which was aired Thursday, Dec. 12 featured betrayals and unexpected alliances. The journey to find Cyrus took some unexpected turns.In the opening scene which takes place in the...
  • The Djinn:  God’s other people
    The Djinn: God’s other people
    In the Western world, many of us readily accept the idea of angels and demons, but we may have little or no knowledge of Djinn, “God’s other people.”Ancient Arabian legend says that God made humans from mud and clay, angels from...
  • jinni
    Novel combines Jewish and Arab folk myths
    "The Golem and the Jinni" (Harper, $26.99), by Helene Wecker, is an unusual tale combining elements of Jewish and Arab folk mythology. Wecker is Jewish and her husband is Arab-American, so the combination of two traditions seemed natural...
  • Thye Jinn
    Smoke and mirrors, puppetmasters behind the paranormal. part 2
    Jinn are typically a nasty creature, and for many theorists, are directly involved in paranormal phenomena. Whether it is ghosts, UFO, Bigfoot, or any other unworldly manifestation – blame is directed at the Jinn.In the Western world, Jinn...
  • I Dream of Barbara
    I Dream of Barbara Eden - out of the lamp and at the Castro, Sunday, July 10
    Sunday, July 10, 8 PM CASTRO THEATRE, 429 Castro Street, San FranciscoLIVE IN-PERSON in conjunction with the release of her book 'Jeannie Out of The Bottle!' Jeannie comes out her bottle and comes back to where she grew up for a fan...