“[T]here’s almost always a female monster, and she’s almost always destroyed.” More from Theodora Goss on the big idea of her book, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, at Scalzi.com. (Thanks, James!)
Footage from Impossible Factual’s “The Great Martian War”. It blends historical footage from WWI with digital and recreated material to create a vision of The War Of The Worlds. (via @FOURDK)
Here’s George Méliès’ 1902 Trip to the Moon/ Le Voyage de la Lune on the anniversary of the 1969 Moon Landing. I’m sure Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have some stories to tell about the Moon People.
“Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula” isn’t old time radio, but its old timey and fun to listen to before Halloween. The Internet Archive’s Old Time Radio collection has more, including Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the Air’s “War of the Worlds” broadcast.
Let’s say you’ve just invented a time machine. Your hand is on the dial, ready to master the energies of the fourth dimension. Depending on when you’re living in the history of the universe, this might be science fiction or just the latest invention. Spaceships, atomic bombs, the […]
Old Time Radio has a collection of old horror shows just in time for Halloween. You can find the Mercury Theater of the Air’s “War of the Worlds” and “Dracula,” a collection of Australian Frankenstein shows and some Dark Fantasy, too. Aren’t you glad they aren’t “spooktacular” or […]