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Victor Frankenstein may be labeled as a mad scientist or a freak show, but not everyone can exactly pin point why. He was raised in a normal family with siblings, friends, and a cousin wife. 403 more words

Why "Error;" Eng 252

I am Elijah, I go to Hunter College and I study English. I like comics, so this is the perfect opportunity to start creating and posting them on a regular basis. 22 more words


Mary's Story free until 26 Feb 2017

Thanks to The Doctor Who Companion there’s a code for a free download of the excellent Mary’s Story. It’s an Eighth Doctor  and Mary Shelley story written by Jonathan Morris. 17 more words

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Making Monsters

Episode 19’s podcast was all about Monster’s Inc. If you haven’t listened yet, please head over to Fancy Pants Gangsters and take a listen. If you have listened, you know that we talk about the humble, yet scary beginnings of monsters in cinema. 556 more words

History Lessons


History of a Six Weeks’ Tour was a three-part travelogue written by Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley. It was published in 1817 and was based on the two trips to Europe (1814) and Lake Geneva (1816) respectively. 17 more words

Fact Food

Frankenstein: It's Complicated

Even if you have never read Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, you know the name. The image of the monster (perhaps of the scene when it comes to life, lightning crashing, the mad scientist screaming, “It’s alive!”). 1,007 more words

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To the Gods and the Monsters: Observations on Classic Horrors (I)

Theodor von Holst’s frontispiece to the 1831 edition of Frankenstein. (Public Domain)

Five Fragments on Frankenstein

“It is my only weakness” —Pretorius, Bride of Frankenstein… 3,653 more words

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