Vampires Are Us

vampires are us

Vampires Are Us: Understanding Our Love Affair with the Immortal Dark Side by Margot Adler Published by Weiser Books 256 pages Paperback:  $15.06 Kindle:  $9.99 I’ve been fascinated with vampires ever since I was rushing home from elementary school to watch Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins in the original Dark Shadows.  From there it was on to the Universal horror classics:  Bela Lugosi in Dracula, Lon Chaney Jr. in Son of Dracula, John Carradine in House of Dracula, and what … [Read more...]

Nine Things I Think

06 40 Temple of Hephaestus

Nine Things I Think is an irregular feature whenever I have a list of things I want to talk about that aren’t long enough for their own individual posts.  There’s no theme, just nine things I want to bring to your attention.  Feel free to expand on any of these topics in the comments section.1)  It’s been three weeks since Teo Bishop announced he was returning to Christianity.  Twice I started writing a blog post on his decision and I abandoned them both – neither of them seemed to be saying … [Read more...]