Here is a sample of some of the most recent articles:
-- "'The Great Disillusionment': H.G. Wells, Mankind, and Aliens in American Invasion Horror Films of the 1950s"
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-- "Helen Adam and the Feminist Gothic Imagination"
* The new trailer is out for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, and I definitely think it counts as Halloween-appropriate viewing.
Spooky Text of the Day: Today's blood-curdling tale is "The Tomb of Sarah" (1890) by F.G. Loring.
By half-past ten we were both getting very tired, and I began to think that perhaps after all we should see nothing that night. However, soon after eleven we observed a light mist rising from the "Sarah Tomb." It seemed to scintillate and sparkle as it rose, and curled in a sort of pillar or spiral.
I said nothing, but I heard the Rector give a sort of gasp as he clutched my arm feverishly.
"Great Heaven!" he whispered, "it is taking shape."
And, true enough, in a very few moments we saw standing erect by the tomb the ghastly figure of the Countess Sarah!
She looked thin and haggard still, and her face was deadly white; but the crimson lips looked like a hideous gash in the pale cheeks, and her eyes glared like red coals in the gloom of the church.
Read the complete story here.