Folk Group: Alchemists

An essay by Natalie Desantiago About: Who are alchemists? What is alchemy? A brief history of Alchemy. How alchemists form a folk group. Folklore of alchemists. I recall unpleasant summer evenings in my stifled room: unpleasant because the arid air seemed to snatch away my breath, unpleasant because I didn’t want to leave my room to face my [...]

A Japanese Horror Film Essay by Natalie Desantiago

12-24-13:  Japanese Lost in the Information Age A number of people refuse to watch horror films. What makes horror films absolutely terrifying to these people that they must refuse to watch it? Is it the gruesome theatrics, or the building suspense, or merely the fear of the unknown? The unknown is often played with in [...]