“I migrated to digital books years ago, but I hold on to eight yellow, tattered paperbacks with spines so bent, my Lego snowboarder could use them as a half-pipe,” says Smart Bitch Sarah Wendell. “They’re what I call the Holy Romance Trinity of J: Jude Deveraux, Julie Garwood, and Judith McNaught. They weren’t the first romance authors I read, but I love their books so much, I refuse to part with them. Even though each cover has long since parted from the pages, these books will never, ever leave my possession.”

Check out Sarah’s excellent meditation on the Holy Romance Trinity of J here!

– Petra

I’m sorry if you have been browsing the Teufelskunst website and found that most of the items listed here are sold out. This is because I have been working mainly on commissions since some months and had little or no time to add new ready-made items. However, there are still some incense blends as well as amulets available and of course the herbal supply continues.

But there is also a sign of new things to come. Find added NEW a small color print edition of my plant “soul-paintings”:

Regina Amandrakina, signed color print, 110 x 148 mm

Solanum nigrum, signed color print, 110 x 148 mm

Horn of Plenty, signed color print, 115 x 151 mm

The original paintings are done with plant juices and blood. The images are ca. 110 x 150 mm, the paper format is A5. Protected inside simple black carton and envelope. Available are 10 copies of each. Nice price for all three: 13 Euro + shipping!

NOTE: I am also preparing an offer for mounted and signed prints of the “Regina Amandrakina” art. The passe-partouts for these measure 400 x 300 mm and the prints themselves will be ca 305 x 230 mm. Estimated pricing: 39 Euro + shipping

I’m also working on more new items to offer here the coming months! More news tba soon…

Art Prints, small edition
Rebel Wilson's Face When Nicki Minaj Called Miley Cyrus Out Is Hilarious AF

Rebel Wilson’s Face When Nicki Minaj Called Miley Cyrus Out Is Hilarious AF

1. In case you missed it, Nicki Minaj dragged Miley Cyrus on live television at this year’s VMAs.

Minaj called Miley out after the singer made comments about the rapper being “not too kind” earlier in the week. MINAJ. WENT. THERE.

2. But can we please discuss Rebel Wilson’s hilarious O-face during that tense moment?!

3. Homegirl was like, “Oh no, oh no, oh…

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NYC FILMS: "THE BLACK PANTHERS Vanguard of the Revolution" & The Black Panther Film Festival - SAVE THE DATES!

NYC FILMS: “THE BLACK PANTHERS Vanguard of the Revolution” & The Black Panther Film Festival – SAVE THE DATES!


Save The Dates!   “THE BLACK PANTHERS Vanguard of the Revolution” DIRECTED BY STANLEY NELSON   Exclusive NYC Theater Showings… Wednesday September 2, 2015 thru Tuesday September 15, 2015    @ The Film Forum  209 West Houston btw. Varick St. & 6th Av.  SHOW TIMES: 12:30 2:45 5:00 7:15 9:40 
The rise and fall of the Black Panther Party during the 1960s and beyond is a uniquely American story of…

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Texas Sheriff Blames #BlackLivesMatter 'Rhetoric' For Deputy's Murder: 'Cops' Lives Matter,Too'

Texas Sheriff Blames #BlackLivesMatter ‘Rhetoric’ For Deputy’s Murder: ‘Cops’ Lives Matter,Too’

On Friday, a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Department was gunned down in a cold-blooded murder, and now officials think they may know why. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman blamed the Black Lives Matter movement on Sunday’s shooting during a press conference. Deputy Darren Goforth responded to a routine car accident call on Friday in suburban Houston. After the call, the officer…

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Presenting: The Holy Romance Trinity Of J
Blogger Sarah Wendell usually reads on a Kindle, but she treasures a row of crumbling paperbacks by authors she calls the Holy Romance Trinity of J: Jude Deveraux, Julie Garwood and Judith McNaught.

I admit I have not yet experienced the “Holy Romance Trinity of J” … YET.

I do, however, have two copies of Whitney, My Love waiting to be read - mostly because I ordered the paperback and then a short while later I rescued a hardcover copy from basement exile and the insidious creeping of subterranean funk.

I can’t wait to read it, but right now I’m working my way through to Romance TBR alphabetically. 

Girls' Generation's TaeTiSeo Takes a Glamorous Plane Ride in Louis Quatorze Photo Shoot

Girls’ Generation’s TaeTiSeo Takes a Glamorous Plane Ride in Louis Quatorze Photo Shoot

Designer brand Louis Quatorze has released some shots of their fashionista muses Taeyeon, Tiffany, and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation from their 2015 Fall/Winter photo shoot.

The girls, who make up the Girls’ Generation sub-unit TaeTiSeo, look like they’re jetting off to a night out in style as they show off the brand’s funky and colorful line of bags.

This is not the trio’s first collaboration…

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The Pope Wrote A Letter Supporting A Kids' Book About LGBT Parents

The Pope Wrote A Letter Supporting A Kids’ Book About LGBT Parents

While the American Catholic church and Republicans continue to loudly discriminate against the LGBT community, the Pope seems to be more LGBT friendly every day. Piccolo Uovo (transled to “Little Egg”), written by Francesca Pardi, is a children’s book but with a progressive twist. In the book, the egg encounters a pair of gay penguins, lesbian rabbits successfully bringing up a family, as well as…

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Live Chat - Tawny Weber, NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of Harlequin Titles, Talks a SEAL's Temptation on 9/2 at 4pm

Live Chat – Tawny Weber, NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of Harlequin Titles, Talks a SEAL’s Temptation on 9/2 at 4pm

Don’t miss this BookTrib Live Author Interview with Tawny Weber, avid reader, neurotic writer and die-hard shoe fanatic. Tawny is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has been writing sassy, sexy stories for Harlequin since her first book hit the shelves in 2007. In the Live Chat, she will be talking about her steamy new book, A SEAL’s Temptation. Viewer’s will have the exclusive…

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Ten Fun Facts About The Upcoming Sequel to Alex's Girl

Ten Fun Facts About The Upcoming Sequel to Alex’s Girl

As most of you know by now, Alex’s Girl has come to an end. About a month ago I posted an “Epilogue” and then revealed that the epilogue is, in fact, actually just the first few pages of the sequel! I called it an Epilogue so as to surprise you unsuspecting readers with the sequel announcement at the end ;) and it totally worked. Once I post chapter one of the sequel, I will retitle “Epilogue” to…

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American Horror Story: Hotel, It's all about Lady Gaga's killer look 

American Horror Story: Hotel, It’s all about Lady Gaga’s killer look 




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Watch: Crime Drama 'Getting Out' Award winning Indie Film [Trailer]

Watch: Crime Drama ‘Getting Out’ Award winning Indie Film [Trailer]

    Money. Love. Friendship. Which Is More Important? “If you’re interested I can hook you up with a guy that I’m working for.” ‘Getting Out,’ shot on location in Detroit, follows Wilkes who has fallen on hard times financially. His friend, Derek, suggests he tries getting a job through his boss, Victor. After meeting Victor, Wilkes decides he rather rob Victor of his money than work for him.…

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