* Remembering the graveyard of St. John's Episcopal Church in Providence, RI, where Lovecraft and Poe walked.
* You've heard of the "werewolves of London," but what about the "vampyres of Tulsa"?
* My tribute to L'Inconnue de la Seine ("the unknown woman of the Seine") and her "death mask."
* A celebration of Varney the Vampire.
* My retrospective on The Phantasmagoria.
This photo fascinates and chills me. I think it's the hollowness of the angel's eyes.
Text of the Day: Today's text is the haunting short story "A Thousand Deaths" by Jack London (1876-1916).
I had been in the water about an hour, and cold, exhausted, with a terrible cramp in my right calf, it seemed as though my hour had come. Fruitlessly struggling against the strong ebb tide, I had beheld the maddening procession of the water-front lights slip by, but now a gave up attempting to breast the stream and contended myself with the bitter thoughts of a wasted career, now drawing to a close.
Read the complete short story.