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Death of the hard copy world

I once told someone that as we die, our world dies with us. I truly believe that. Large department store chains slowly disappear, having been eaten up by the big two mega-chains. As one executive elegantly put it; you have… (Read more)

Retro Review: Barbara Steele in Danse Macabre (1964)

“Your blood will be our life!” Black and white horror movies are great. The first film I’d like to look at is 1964’s Danse Macabre aka Castle of Blood, starring Barbara Steele. A striking Italian-French  film directed by Antonio Margheriti. The… (Read more)

The Death and Rebirth of Horror TV

  The golden years of horror TV In the 1970’s and 80’s the local independent station KTLA (now the CW) used to show the old Universal Horror films. For one week, twice a year, the viewer was treated to Frankenstein,… (Read more)