| Feb 22, 2013
Edward Gorey, an artist who injected glee into gruesome and mirth into the macabre, is the recipient of a Google ......
| May 9, 2013
Monumental Mysteries Thursday, May 9 Travel Channel, 9pm ET Don Wildman is at it again. The adventurous gadabout who has hosted Off Limits and Mysteries at the Museum is back on Travel Channel with Monumental Mysteries, which explores well-known...
| Mar 21, 2013
Celebrated novelist and children’s book author Neil Gaiman will return to the medium that launched his career: comics. Marvel announced ......
| Jul 2, 2013
DC Entertainment imprint Vertigo has released the first image for Neil Gaiman's upcoming “Sandman” prequel comic series, as well as […]...
| Oct 25, 2009
The Vampire Archives
The Most Complete Volume
of Vampire Tales Ever Published
Edited and with an Introduction
by Otto Penzler
Vintage: 1034 pp., $25 paper
"You have heard, no doubt, of the appalling superstition that prevails in Upper and Lower...
| Oct 25, 2009
Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt
Dutton: 424 pp., $26.95
The ending of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" (1897) has long troubled readers. Professor Abraham Van Helsing, the Dutch expert on the supernatural, repeatedly admonishes his band of...
| Mar 23, 2009
When Michael Holroyd takes on a subject, you know his sweep will be wide. This is not to say that he forfeits depth -- far from it -- but rather that he puts things in the fullest possible context. His groundbreaking biography of Lytton Strachey more than...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Students in La Cañada High School’s theater department have been building their acting skills during rehearsals for the school’s third annual production of “Dracula.”
The limited engagement is set to run from on Feb. 27, Feb. 28...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 10:39 AM
"Maus" by Art Spiegelman
Merely recalling the title tears my guts out. Art Speigelman’s Holocaust narrative “Maus” justly won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Drawn with intensity, the graphic text depicts anthropomorphized mice —...
| Oct 24, 2010
Is it ironic to point out that 'Dracula' seems dated? I mean, the title character has been around for 500 years, we're told.
But Dracula's story, onstage at the University of Central Florida, seems a throwback to another time. Watching Bram Stoker's 1897...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 3:50 PM
"Little Vampire Women"
By Louisa May Alcott and Lynn Messina
HarperTeen, 320 pages, $8.99
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"
By Jane Austen and Seth Graeme Smith
uirk Books, 319 pages, $24.95
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
By Seth Grahame Smith...