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Twilight Rants - 2013

Letters to Rob – A Rhetorical Artifact of the Twilight Craze

If you’ve ever wondered how many various websites, books, movies, blogs, Twitter pages, and fan sites have spawned since the Twilight Saga hit the bookshelves and theaters, I have an answer for you: WAY TOO MANY. There are so many of what we could call “rhetorical artifacts” that have been inspired by Twilight…so many ways … Continue reading

Does Twilight PALE in Comparison to Vampire Diaries?
Twilight Rants - 2013

Does Twilight PALE in Comparison to Vampire Diaries?

The vampire/werewolf drama genre has exploded since the Twilight series was published, and since then the genre has expanded to include the Twilight film saga, as well as numerous spin-off shows such as the “Vampire Diaries” and “True Blood.” What many people don’t know is that Vampire Diaries actually came out almost 15 years before … Continue reading

Twilight: Millenials’ Monster Mash?
Twilight Rants - 2013

Twilight: Millenials’ Monster Mash?

It’s no secret that the Twilight series was a huge overnight success. It had everything a young adult reader could dream of…lust, romance, danger, adventure, secrets, feelings of being horribly misunderstood by anyone and everyone, vampires, and werewolves. Wait…what? Granted, monster stories have interested humans for ages. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Dracula by Bram Stoker, … Continue reading