Drac Goes GQ

We only have one eyewitness physical description of Vlad Dracula, given by a legate to Pope Pius II, Niccolò Modrussa, who also painted the infamous and iconic portrait of Dracula that hangs in the “Monster Gallery” in Ambras Castle in Innsbruck, Austria. “He was not very tall, but very stocky and strong with a cruel…

THE CHOSEN Part Six: THE LOTUS BLOOMS Chapter 2

Deb regarded the man with care. “You know something.” Coyote smiled. Deb slipped her hand towards her purse. “You know, there could be money involved, if you were to help me find this Davidovitch guy.” “Dave,” Coyote said. “Excuse me?” “I prefer ‘Dave.’” Deb smirked. “Right,” she said. “Now you’re Sidney Davidovitch.” “Have been all…

Chaney’s Case

A true piece of Hollywood treasure is now on display for the public to see and appreciate. The makeup case belonging to Lon Chaney, the legendary “Man of a Thousand Faces”, who achieved Horror immortality with his portrayals of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and the pseudo-vampire in the lost…

THE CHOSEN Part Six: THE LOTUS BLOOMS Chapter 1

PART SIX: THE LOTUS BLOOMS “Nil Sine Numini. (Nothing without Providence.)”  —Latin Proverb Deb Ashemoore rolled down her car window, muttering a vulgarity as the burst of hot air blew the ashes of her cigarette back into her face. Not only did her latest lemon on wheels have piss-poor air conditioning and a busted tape…

DARK SHADOWS Does Dickins

It warms my heart that the surviving cast members of DARK SHADOWS, the cult hit supernatural soap opera from the late 60s and early 70s, are still getting together to perform. We saw them a couple’a Halloweens ago get together for a livestreamed reunion, and there are still the DARK SHADOWS audio dramas they record,…

Ghostbusters and Zaxby’s

Because I’m a sucker for marketing ploys, provided the market-ers are market-ing something I actually care about, which is somewhat rare, I had to, upon learning that Zaxby’s had some menu tie-ins to GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE, head to my nearest Zaxby’s. I was disappointed. The food was fine. It always is at Zaxby’s. But there were…