| 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...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 2:09 PM
As book publishers struggle to succeed in this economy, horror writers have to find alternatives to large publishing houses that, according to some authors, are accepting less material from niche genres. These writers are turning to small presses, where...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade.
But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Sink your teeth into this lit
Vampire folklore dates back 3,000 years, with the oldest myths coming out of Mesopotamia, though cultures from ancient Egypt to China had stories of creatures...
| Oct 29, 2011
Saturday, 1:30pm 2nd Annual Voices of the Macabre Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana (714) 567 3600 www.bowers.org Santa Ana's Bowers Museum becomes the Boo-wers Mausoleum this Halloween weekend, where excerpts from Bram Stoker's Dracula,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 8:14 PM
A gal with a meat cleaver embedded in her head. A living skeleton. Lots of witches, with pointy hats and long noses. And plenty of guys dressed like your host for the evening, the estimable author and, though dead for 162 years, favorite son of old...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:28 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:55 AM
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,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:28 AM
After Crystal Langdon checks out 22 books from her library on Reisterstown Road on Wednesday, she plans to carry them home on the Metro in her purse.
And preteen boys enrolled at St. Ignatius Loyola Academy may soon be able to leave their book bags at...