In Michael O’Shea’s The Transfiguration (2017), Milo is a smart, sensitive teen, but he’s got problems like an Afterschool Special. He’s an orphan, parents taken by separate, traumatizing circumstances, so now he lives alone with his older brother Lewis, their poor city neighborhood restlessly patrolled by gangs. He […]
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Tarik Davis talks about the horror and monsters of American life in his series, “Stakes is High.” “In this series of coming articles, I will display the similarities and connections between vampirism and racism. I will illustrate how President Barack Obama is Blade (from […]
“[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!)
April is our annual Switcheroo Month, so Comics Editor Carol is leaving comics behind and writing about the South Korean television drama, Vampire Prosecutor. “Vampire Prosecutor? Is the vampire a prosecutor or do they prosecute vampires? Or both?” you ask. “Yes,” I answer. “Does Vampire Prosecutor take a […]
“In 1924, Dracula premiered on stage in London, adapted by Irish actor and playwright Hamilton Deane. This production introduced the world to the charming, well-coifed, tuxedo-clad Count Dracula, as portrayed by Raymond Huntley (who allegedly provided his own costume). Without the subtleties a novel provides, Count Dracula’s sophisticated demeanor and […]
Our friends at Neon Harbor talk about about an Egyptian remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Anyab / Fangs (1981) on the latest episode of Deja View.