The macabre heart flutters today…

This day is special. It is significant. It should be celebrated. No, not because of some ridiculous excuse for companies to sell cards and flowers; on this day 90 years ago…Dracula made its silver screen debut! The date was February 14, 1931. What began as a Bram Stoker novel and grew into a Hamilton Deane/JohnContinue reading “The macabre heart flutters today…”

Boldog születésnapot!

On October 20, 1882, a young boy was born in Hungary. His parents named him Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó. At the age of 27, he was forced to leave his homeland due to his own political activism. In December of 1920, he arrived in the United States as a seaman on a merchant ship. HeContinue reading “Boldog születésnapot!”

Kicking and screaming…

I can’t recall, but I am pretty sure I entered this world kicking and screaming. It was not long after midnight, under a Blood Moon, in the month of October. On this very day, in fact. I won’t say exactly how many years ago, but we will just say I have had my share ofContinue reading “Kicking and screaming…”

“For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams…”

October has finally arrived! It is a truly happy occasion within these cemetery walls! The souls are restless, the tombs are atremble, and the creatures of the night are ready to come out and play. The countdown to Halloween has begun, my lovelies! One thing I love about October is the name of its fullContinue reading ““For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams…””