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Of Monsters and Madness

Of Monsters and Madness by Jessica Verday

Published September 9, 2014

The book is based off real events from author Edgar Allan Poe’s life, as well as characters and story elements from the poem “Annabel Lee” and “The Raven” , his short story “The Tell-Tale Heart”, as well as Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novella… 300 more words

Talking Shirley Jackson!


No one haunts a house quite like Shirley Jackson, everyone’s favorite spooky lady of letters. Taking this truth to heart, Chicago’s favored City Lit Theatre has recently, concisely, adapted Jackson’s… 72 more words

Entertainment

Horror 101: Intro

It’s no secret that horror or thriller movies are made or broken by the quality of their antagonist, in fact, if there is a consistent flaw to horror films; it’s a focus on the villain to the exclusion of everything else. 324 more words

Film And Movies

Dark Water (2005)

One of a plethora of remade Japanese horror films that appeared in the 2000′s, see “The Ring”, “One Missed Call”, “The Grudge” etc.  The general perception of these films has been that they are pale rehashes of the originals, usually with more horror “trickery” and cliche, and at the sacrifice of atmosphere and tension. 368 more words

Movies

Oh! My gifted Lady. New song.

Dear readers,

Here is an excerpt of a new song in the Sherley Sherly series, entitled: “Oh! My gifted Lady.”

 


As a couple of old…

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Writing

Of Geese, Spirits and the Cat Organ-C

On the next holiday Jan tried to give her swimming lessons. He had blue swimming trunks and commanded Katherine to make her a pair as well. 1,384 more words

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