The Legacy of Dr. Caligari: Horror History in Noirvember

It’s November which, for some film fans, means it’s time for the ultra-hashtaggable month-long celebration of all things Film Noir: #Noirvember.

8 Horror Novels that are Based on Real Historical Events

I have always gravitated toward works of horror, even at a young age. At first, I read whatever I could find on my parents’ bookshelves. John Saul. V.C. Andrews. Stephen King. They lit a fire in me, made me curious about all the things that might be out there. All the things we cannot prove. Ghosts … Continue reading 8 Horror Novels that are Based on Real Historical Events

On Emily Bronte

Emily Brontë’s work on Wuthering Heights cannot be dated, and she may well have spent a long time on this intense, solidly imagined novel. It is distinguished from other novels of the period by its dramatic and poetic presentation, its abstention from all comment by the author, and its unusual structure. It recounts in the … Continue reading On Emily Bronte

Fidel Castro Versus Shakespeare – Who did it better?

In Henry 6 part 2, Jack Cade attempts to overthrow the crown by means of a peasant's revolt.  According to Che Guevara’s Guerilla Warfare manual, Jack Cade had two fundamental aspects on the conduct of revolutionary movement which should have secured a victory: popular forces and an active insurrection, though, Cade fails due to a … Continue reading Fidel Castro Versus Shakespeare – Who did it better?

Frankenstein in Baghdad Review

Frankenstein in Baghdad is a must read! I recently finished it this week and I must say I'm very impressed with this translation and even more so with the story, it's magical realism mixed with Middle Eastern mysticism.  The cast of characters blend together like the creature #Frankenstein itself does, the way he's sewn together … Continue reading Frankenstein in Baghdad Review

Film Friday Picks

This article originally appeared in Gizmodo written by Meredith Womer. You can find it here: In celebration of the release of the truly gorgeous horror film It Follows, we've turned our lens onto the great, gorgeous horror movies of the past. Here are 16 utterly gorgeous horror films, and what made each of them so … Continue reading Film Friday Picks