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Redd stalks the imperial hallways, convinced that Alyss is plotting an attack and impatient for The Cat to return with her actual head. Learning of Hatter Madigan’s reappearance, Redd decides—in contrast to the common wisdom of coaches everywhere—that the best defense is an aggressive offense. On Earth, unable to ignore her memories but still suppressing […]
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Before I started writing The Looking Glass Wars, I did a lot of research on the cultural impact of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I was struck by the depth and richness of the music influenced by Lewis Carroll’s books.  Artists from Jefferson Airplane and Bob Dylan to Tom Petty to Gwen Stefani have used imagery based on ‘Alice’ in their songs and videos.  I wondered what would it sound like if the true story of Alyss Heart of Wonderland was told through contemporize music?
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Hatter re-energized and refocused, certain that Princess Heart is alive and in need of him, Hatter regains himself, as it were, and we see his awesome martial ability in a glorious action-escape set-piece. He summons his extraordinary hat back to him and fights through an army of orderlies and guards, dishing out a bloody revenge […]
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The Looking Glass Wars, Season One Outline: Part III

Author Frank Beddor
Redd stalks the imperial hallways, convinced that Alyss is plotting an attack and impatient for The Cat to return with her actual head. Learning of Hatter Madigan’s reappearance, Redd decides—in contrast to the common wisdom of coaches everywhere—that the best defense is an aggressive offense. On Earth, unable to ignore her memories but still suppressing […]

This is How They Found the Music for the New Alice In Wonderland Project - The Looking Glass Wars

Author Frank Beddor
Before I started writing The Looking Glass Wars, I did a lot of research on the cultural impact of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I was struck by the depth and richness of the music influenced by Lewis Carroll’s books.  Artists from Jefferson Airplane and Bob Dylan to Tom Petty to Gwen Stefani have used imagery based on ‘Alice’ in their songs and videos.  I wondered what would it sound like if the true story of Alyss Heart of Wonderland was told through contemporize music?

The Looking Glass Wars, Season One Outline: Part II

Author Frank Beddor
Hatter re-energized and refocused, certain that Princess Heart is alive and in need of him, Hatter regains himself, as it were, and we see his awesome martial ability in a glorious action-escape set-piece. He summons his extraordinary hat back to him and fights through an army of orderlies and guards, dishing out a bloody revenge […]

Oh, Dear! Handbags From Wonderland You Simply Must See - Holidays 2022

Author Frank Beddor
On Cyber Monday 2022, the web will be brimming with deals, some so good a shopper may think they’ve fallen down the rabbit hole into Wonderland itself. Keeping our favourite fandom close at hand is a must for the savvy Alice In Wonderland aficionados—and what better day to procure the items to do just that? […]

The Looking Glass Wars, Season One Outline: Part I

Author Frank Beddor
Cold Open: A seven-year-old girl, clutching the hand of a man dressed in a long, flaring coat and top hat, runs through the dark woods. An overly muscled humanoid-feline with a nasty grin pursues them, leaping from tree to tree, all of which seem to whisper and whine in complaint. The girl stumbles. The man […]

The Best Alice In Wonderland Gifts To Grab For Black Friday & Christmas 2022

Author Frank Beddor
Here come the holidays! The time for feasts and family. For mad tea parties and thoughtful fun. Perhaps you or your loved ones are fans of All Things Alice? After all, you are reading this blog—and so dear reader, let us take a tumble down the rabbit hole of frabjous gift giving with this collection […]

The Royal Recipes of Wonderland: Baking Recipes You Won't Believe

Author Frank Beddor
It is I, Chef Rouxby the royal chef de cuisine at the Heart Castle and your most competent author of this fine bit of cookery know-how. I have been informed that this time of year on Earth is when the peoples of your realm gather to feast and make merry, how delightful. Seeing how a multi-course feast might be out of reach for a chef outside the various royal estates in Wondertropolis, I have set out an ideal appetizer, entree, and classic desert to delight any taster you entertain this Thanksgiving or holiday season.

The Alice in Wonderland World Is A Fantasy: But This Isn't...

Author Frank Beddor
BBC Radio Segment – Transcribed ANNCR: On today’s “Tracking the Muse” BBC entertainment reporter Jonathan Owens examines a controversial book that purportedly unmasks perhaps the greatest literary lie of all time. Jonathan Owens: For generations, Lewis Carroll’s beloved novels, “ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND” and “THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE,” over the years […]

Celebrating The Circle of Life

Author Frank Beddor
Today I am celebrating my son Luc’s 17th birthday and marking the anniversary of my father’s death. Fifteen years ago, today, he passed on my son’s second birthday. A powerful reminder that we are all a part of this circle of life. As a way of actively remembering my dad on the anniversary of his death, and to pass on the baton to Luc at 17, I want to share the eulogy I gave at his service and some photos on this day of remembrance.

Wonderland’s Warriors: The Chessmen

Author Frank Beddor
The Chessmen often cooperate with the other security agencies such as the Guardsmen and the Deck. Alongside the Guardsmen they work to protect Heart Palace and can be summoned in an emergency at a moment’s notice. With the Deck they work to defend Wonderland’s borders and plan and execute high-risk special forces operations. The Chessmen […]

Friends and Foes of Alyss Heart In Wonderland

Author Frank Beddor
While Alice Liddell (or is it Alyss Heart?) has no shortage of antagonism to contend with during her time on earth in Victorian London, she will find upon her return to Wonderland there is a colorful cast of both friends and foes waiting to make her (re)acquaintance. As she rediscovers her royal roots and ascends to the throne with the might of her Imaginative powers these unique characters shall be the shoulders she stands on, the friends she walks beside, and the adversaries she must surmount.

The Royal Recipes of Wonderland: Sweet Treat Edition

Author Frank Beddor
Good day and good eating to you dear reader, it is I, Chef Rouxby, the royal chef de cuisine at the Heart Palace and your most competent author of this fine bit of cookery know-how. Having survived being a chef to the Heart Queens through several reigns, it seems only sensible to write down these delightful easy, Wonderland recipes while they are still in my head. I shall introduce you dear reader to some of the creative confections found in Wonderland that an Earth baker could whip up without slipping through the Continuum.

Politics in the Age of Internet Even Finds Alice In Wonderland As Fair Game for Satire

Author Frank Beddor
Denholm here again, the former royal jester of Wonderland. The other day, Frank called me up and told me I was tasked to write an article about the best Alice in Wonderland political cartoons to coincide with the upcoming election in The United States of America. I responded, “Frank, though I may have worked for […]

All Things Alice/Alyss: The Darkness in Wonderland

Author Frank Beddor
For your dark delight the dark thinkers of Wonderland have provided a listing of creepy collectables for your cabinet of curiosities. The long shadow of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has provided ample material for creators across the Continuum to commit their mad vision of Wonderland in physical form; seems no matter where one goes through the looking glass, people insist on carving scary things into clay or crystal alike.

Amazing Alice in Wonderland Pumpkin Carving Ideas For 2022

Author Frank Beddor
Alice in Wonderland has transcended the media to inspire everything from music, movies, games, and even festivals. The underlying themes of Alice in Wonderland have subtle hints of horror accentuated by that feeling of getting lost in an unknown land. I imagine encountering strange creatures would be terrifying – regardless of how quirky they appear […]
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