Labyrinth’s Emotionally Abusive Goblin King (Pt.2)

Part Two of our analysis of Labyrinth‘s Jareth . . . click here for Part One. Given the power dynamic, and Jareth’s demeanor, his treatment of Sarah is akin to that of a narcissistic emotional abuser. From their very first encounter Jareth employs a variety of abusive techniques in order to control Sarah. Three primary red flags for an unhealthy […]

This Day in History – February 2nd, 1901

Following a custom she maintained throughout her widowhood, Victoria spent the Christmas of 1900 at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. Rheumatism in her legs had rendered her lame, and her eyesight was clouded by cataracts. Through early January, she felt “weak and unwell”, and by mid-January she was “drowsy … dazed, [and] confused”. She died on Tuesday, […]

Sunday Summary – February 1st, 2015

So what did you miss this week? Monday, January 26th, Australia rebelled over rum, the Weird Review reported on Pirates and Wenches, we revealed the list of Registered Airships for the 2015 Symposium Games, and this week saw the start of the Nerd’s Domain Call of Cthulhu podcast joining the Pandora Society.   Tuesday, January 27th, Edison patents his lightbulb design, the Symposium […]

Short Story – “The Tao (and Riproaring Adventures) of Captain Nik Ve and His Flying Junk, the Om”

Ladies and Gentlemen, we present you a Sunday Steampunk Short Story. If you wish to submit your own prose for the reading pleasure of The Pandora Society please following the instructions at the end of this tale . . .  “The Tao (and Riproaring Adventures) of Captain Nik Ve and His Flying Junk, the Om” By […]

This Day in History – February 1st, 1893

The world’s first film production studio, the Black Maria, or the Kinetographic Theater, was completed on February 1st, 1893. It stood upon the grounds of Edison’s laboratories at West Orange, New Jersey, for the purpose of making film strips for the Kinetoscope. Construction began in December 1892 and was completed the following year at a cost of […]

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