Horny Werewolf Day

February 15th, 2006 | brainjuice

Happy Valentine’s Day to all. And to those who hate the day, I say this: Valentine’s Day is a Christian corruption of a pagan festival involving werewolves, blood and fucking. So wish people a happy Horny Werewolf Day and see what happens.

Horny Werewolf Day needs to come back. I expect R Stevens and J Rowland to have t-shirts ready for next year.


5 Responses to “Horny Werewolf Day”

  1. OK, we got the wolf:

    http://home.comcast.net/%7Estefan_jones/kira_flopped_lo.jpg

    Who’s going to bring the goat?

  2. I’ll bring the virgins…

  3. [...] Alternatively, you may want to celebrate Horny Werewolf Day, as Warren Ellis points out: Happy Valentine’s Day to all. And to those who hate the day, I say this: Valentine’s Day is a Christian corruption of a pagan festival involving werewolves, blood and fucking. So wish people a happy Horny Werewolf Day and see what happens. [...]

  4. Wow that was an amazing load of very imaginative writing. Too bad most of it was just that imaginative writing. A quick google or wiki search of the origins of lupercalia is a lot more informative and has in some cases the benefit of actual research behind it.

    Outside of that though I am all for Horny Werewolf Day. No need to make up a historical argument for it though.

  5. [...] I wanted to write a real post here tonight, touching on Valentine’s Day (or Horny Werewolf Day, as Mr Ellis has it), cultural and gendered expectations of romanticism, the astonished and happy smile that I break into when I think about seeing my girlfriend, the film I watched with Colin tonight (since Fay and I have shifted V.D. to Thursday this year), the surprising resemblance Jake Gyllenhaal bears to a young David Duchovny in said film, the lovely and too-short weekend I just had with Hayley and Migs, the sheer and horrible amount of work I have to do this term, the slightly embarrassing obsession with My Chemical Romance that I’m still trying to fight off – and other matters of great national importance. [...]