Weredog posing as werewolf

Wannabe Werewolf

Last night I dreamed I was in the kitchen, in my pajamas, in the dark, walking towards the back door for some reason. And as I did, I heard someone opening the storm door. In the dream, I wondered if this was why I had gotten up in the first place–that I […]

Lecouteux’s Witches, Werewolves, and Fairies

After my dream featuring an enraged werewolf who was a witch and also myself, I thought I should learn more about werewolves. The only serious bit I knew about them stemmed from Carlo Ginzburg’s work, which mentioned in particular a 17th-century Livonian named Thiess, who described himself as a werewolf and who with others fought […]

Werewolves: Notorious for Their Bad Housekeeping

Last night I had a dream like a fairytale (a modern one). From deep within a forest, I saw two people, a young man and woman, walking up a dirt road that narrowed to a path leading uphill. Partway up the hill was a small clearing where some trees had been cut down long ago. […]