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The Sandman by E.T.A. Hoffmann

What would German literature month be without E.T.A Hoffman? I recently read Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffmann to Hodgson which I thoroughly enjoyed, and since the collection opened with Hoffmann’s short story… 526 more words


Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffman to Hodgson Edited by Darryl Jones

“But there are men, sane men, who are entirely of the opinion that it is quite within the bounds of reason to suppose that there may be what the world commonly calls spiritual manifestations–dealing with the seen and the unseen. 1,140 more words


"My occe! Lovely occe!"

‘At that, however, Coppola stepped bodily into the room and, his wide mouth distorted into an ugly grin and his little eyes blazing out piercingly from under long grey eyelashes, said in a hoarse voice “Not barometer, not barometer! 27 more words


Any special reason for `arguments` to be an object

So I was coding today and I found odd that


gave me an error for undefined function. At first I thought that arguments might be some kind of native object for performance reasons, but in the end I found out it is in fact a plain javascript object and not an array or internal native object. 25 more words

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Yes, as if I wasn’t boring enough already I’m also into opera! Now, I know traditionally “the” Halloween Opera has always been Don Giovanni , … 1,134 more words

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