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Twisted Sister – Greatest Hits

We're going through some changes -- excuse the mess and check out our Greatest Hits while good things happen. For regular readers, sorry folks (insert standard Canadian apology here) we’re stuck in a literary holding pattern on Twisted Sister. Something... Continue Reading →

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Twisted Sister Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are great – they have magic, transformative elements, a strong sense of good versus evil, and usually some bad parents thrown into the mix. But – and here’s the big but – in hundreds of years of remakes,... Continue Reading →

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FICTION — Gibberish

They sat down for dinner at the kitchen table. They were known in the neighborhood as the family with three kids under the age of four. “Where is she?” snapped Doreen. Her husband said nothing and continued to take huge... Continue Reading →

POEM — Beauty and the Beast, redone

Ah, my poor papa Unfortunate soul Who’d wandered too close To the evil Beast’s lair   A towered castle Where very few entered, And none left, ever Their bodies not seeing The warm light of day   This I knew,... Continue Reading →

FICTION — Cinderella and the Probate Will

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there lived a young woman whose sweet nature and simple beauty made her stepmother and stepsisters insanely jealous, so they forced the poor girl to wear nothing but rags and do... Continue Reading →

Twisted Sister — Fairy Tale Princesses Piss Me Off

It might be the latest release of Beauty and the Beast, or it might be the fact that I end up reading Disney Princess stories to an inconsolable toddler at two a.m., but fairy tales have been on my mind... Continue Reading →

FICTION — Icelandic Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, there was a farmer in one of the northern districts named Andres. He lived with his wife, Hjordis, and their children at Aegirsstead, which was situated at the mouth of a great fjord. Andres knew his... Continue Reading →

FICTION — Butterfly

As the Sunday sun arose, Emma’s mother trudged up the stairs. Despite her obesity, Valencia Aborgast fought to be beautiful. She underwent surgeries to thwart nature. Her money worked to “improve” herself to attract the stronger sex. Despite all her... Continue Reading →

FICTION — Becoming a Beast

I was raised to be a maiden, yet I dreamed of becoming a beast. I was raised to fear the temptations of the forest, and the disaster of straying from the prescribed path. My village, a place of simple cottages,... Continue Reading →

FICTION — Beauty and the Beast and Stockholm Syndrome

A long, long time ago, in a land far, far away, there lived a beautiful princess… I put down my book and stared out the window, frowning. That seems to always be the trouble, I thought. These princesses who have... Continue Reading →

Twisted Sister — Editor’s Top Picks

Hey folks, it’s Angela here, (aka Ms. Ed Note) talking about some of our all time favorite stories and poems around Twisted Sister. What do we love most of all? The truth. (I know, it seems weird coming from a... Continue Reading →

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Twisted Sister – The F Word – Family Issue

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. -- the opening lines of Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy. Yep, that dude. Lest you think we’ve gone all high and mighty on you, rest assured Twisted... Continue Reading →

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FICTION — One Thousand Hours Free

I liked to steal free trial discs of America Online. Every Wednesday -- that’s when our block got the big delivery of junk mail -- I’d grab my backpack, hop on my bike, and I’d flip open each mailbox in... Continue Reading →

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