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  • Frankenstein, Dracula cast their shadows

    Frankenstein, Dracula cast their shadows
    When Mary Shelley wrote "Frankenstein" in 1816, she could not have conceived of the cultural landmark it would become. The novel still throws a long shadow across the popular imagination almost two centuries later. Boris Karloff's performance as the...
  • Check It Out: Ghosts, vampires, werewolves and zombies

    Late October brings many strange creatures to the library, just in time for Halloween. Popular culture is once again infatuated — smitten, even — with dark characters suffering from vampiric curses, terribly monstrous afflictions and other...
  • State of horror

    State of  horror
    Zombies. They're everywhere. Television. Movies. Graphic novels. Pub crawls. Burlesque shows. You can't swing a dismembered arm without hitting one. But look out: In Scott Kenemore's new book, "Zombie, Illinois," the walking dead are invading places...
  • A heady whiff of autumn in new perfumes

     A heady whiff of autumn in new perfumes
    For perfume lovers, the advent of cooler weather may very well inspire a shift in scents. It's a time to abandon the light florals of summer and explore fragrances that reflect autumn and conjure notions of All Hallow's Eve. For a postmodern...
  • Look out Dracula, you're having moment in sun

    Look out Dracula, you're having moment in sun
    Plenty of vampires haunt TV these days, but viewers will soon get two versions of the original Dracula. NBC said Tuesday that it has ordered a 10-episode "Dracula" series, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the bloodsucker. That news follows Starz network's...
  • Mac Wellman's "Dracula" Bows at Yale Cabaret in New Haven

    Mac Wellman's "Dracula" Bows at Yale Cabaret in New Haven
    Mac Wellman's absurdist, psycho-sexual adaptation (we're there!) of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" will be presented Feb. 16 to 18 at the Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St., New Haven. The production, with its 11-member ensemble, features melodrama, physical comedy,...
  • Inquiring Minds Book Club

    Inquiring Minds Book Club
    Things to know about our book club The Inquiring Minds Book Group was started 16 years ago by a teacher going on maternity leave who wanted to keep connected to friends and create opportunities for intellectual stimulation. We pride ourselves on in-depth...
  • Interview: Richelle Mead on 'The Golden Lily,' vampires and alchemists

     
    When Richelle Mead wrapped up her bestselling "Vampire Academy" series in 2010, some die-hard fans wanted it to go on forever. But Mead decided on a different tack: She launched a spin-off that picked up where "Last Sacrifice" left off,......
  • Before ‘Twilight,’ ‘Lost Boys’ made vampires fun

     
    Twenty-five years ago, a summer release from a costume designer-turned-director was moving the needle on vampire movies, forever altering how ......
  • NYCC: Guillermo Del Toro expands ‘Pacific Rim’ empire with comic

     
    Guillermo Del Toro's “Pacific Rim” promises plenty of sci-fi spectacle pitting robots against monsters, but the visceral “Pan's Labyrinth” director, ......
  • Natalie Portman's 'Lolita' clutch

     
    Natalie Portman carried an Olympia Le-Tan purse made of Vldimir Nabakov's notorious novel Lolita to the premiere of Black Swan....