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Book Covers That I Love!

So I am going to do this for books that I have read and if this goes down well then I can do a part 2 for books that I haven’t read! 256 more words

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Vampires and Elephants

Today would have been the birthday or author/illustrator Edward Gorey.

I first registered Gorey as the illustrator for a children’s mystery series that I liked and a little later as the creator of the  432 more words


Horror and Location

“…I stood close to a great door, old and studded with large iron nails, and set in a projecting doorway of massive stone. I could see even in the dim light that the stone was massively carved, but that the carving had been much worn by time and weather…Through these frowning walls and dark window openings it was not likely that my voice could penetrate…Then there was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking of massive bolts drawn back. 857 more words


Arnold Rothstein is a vampire?


I always thought that Arnold Rothstein (Michael Stuhlbarg ) on HBO’s BOARDWALK EMPIRE looked a bit like Bela Lugosi, or at least looked “vampiric”.

try new things 2018

Putting yourself out there is scary. Putting your craft out there is even scarier and not something I ever thought I would have the courage to do. 184 more words


Film Review: Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula (1966)

Release Date: April 14th, 1966
Directed by: William Beaudine
Written by: Carl K. Hittleman
Music by: Raoul Kraushaar
Cast: John Carradine, Chuck Courtney

Embassy Pictures, 73 Minutes… 251 more words


Review: Dracula (Bram Stoker)

I have an unreasonable hatred for the term ‘instant classic’. There is no such thing. Something that only just came out cannot be classic, and it is categorically not up to critics, reviewers or people paid to critique any piece of work to make that decision. 1,612 more words