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IT’S ALIVE! A Monster Tribute

“Oh! If I could only contrive (a story) which would frighten my reader as I myself had been frightened!” Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus as the result of a dare from a friend.  The friend was poet, Lord Byron and he challenged her to write a ghost story as part of a game while passing the […]

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TCM presents FRANKENSTEIN

Word has it that Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein as the result of a dare from a friend.  The friend was poet, Lord Byron and he challenged her to write a ghost story.  Drawing from state of the art medical experimentation at the time, Mary, born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, wrote one of the most influential books in […]

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Happy 100th to UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

You may have heard that  Universal Studios is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. To celebrate, they will be restoring and reissuing some of its classics. A few of which may appear in theaters near you as special releases so be on the look-out! I wanted to post a personal homage to this studio whose films and […]