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#FolkloreThursday: Public folklore in action

Many fairy tales were once a part of oral tradition and belong to the broader category of folklore. In the 21st century, the Internet has...

Fairy Tales Inspire Architects

Here are the winners of the fifth annual Fairy Tales Architecture Competition, which is the largest architecture competition in the...

The Science of Fairy Tales

Science writer Ed Yong, in a piece for The Atlantic, explains how "[u]sing techniques from evolutionary biology, scientists have traced...

Maria Tatar, Queen of Fairy Tale Studies

In December of 2013, we attended Maria Tatar's lecture at the Getty Museum. Her topic was "Beauties Sleeping and Beauties Awake: Fairy...