Life outside these cemetery walls…

Your beloved Twisted Libra decided to venture away from the cemetery yesterday. Where to, you ask? Well, as a late birthday gift to myself, I took in a performance of Dracula by the Carolina Ballet. I won’t go on and on about it (because I most certainly could), but let’s just say it was aContinue reading “Life outside these cemetery walls…”

Shameless self-promotion…

Episode 4 of Dancing Among the Remains (the official podcast of The Twisted Libra Cemetery) drops at midnight tonight! Do you dare to venture into my cemetery to listen in? You can find it here: https://anchor.fm/twistedlibra It’s a part 2, continued from last week, and it’s all about VAMPIRES! Grab a chalice of O Positive,Continue reading “Shameless self-promotion…”

Happy World Dracula Day!

On May 26, 1897, the literary world was gifted with the publication of the one and only Dracula by Bram Stoker. This incredible novel, though initially not well received, has gone on to earn recognition as one of the greatest literary classics of our time. Iterations of this story have appeared not only in literature,Continue reading “Happy World Dracula Day!”

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…”

Escaping reality…

This week, I began reading Dracula by Bram Stoker. For the third time. In truth, it is the only book I have ever read more than once, aside from the Scary Stories or Tales for the Midnight Hour series. Each time I read it, I find a new sense of enjoyment for it. This timeContinue reading “Escaping reality…”

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…”

Children of the night…

On this day, 123 years ago, Bram Stoker’s Dracula was published for the first time. Since then, it has become globally iconic. As a lover of Dracula, and all things vampire, I would like to wish all of you a happy World Dracula Day! You may or may not know this, but the Dracula mostContinue reading “Children of the night…”