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Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
 
Four college students on spring break in Romania stumble across journals that could prove the legendary Dracula actually exists...unaware of the danger that could comes from making such a discovery. A queer friendly adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula using a modern cast of characters looking back at the original text, ‘The Dracula Inquiry’ takes a look at the events that came to be known as Case #18B-97S and attempts to solve the mystery once and for all; Just what happened that on spring b ...
 
Whitby. The late 19th century. A thriving coastal town in North Yorkshire, England. Full of bustling streets, gothic spires, sweeping ocean views... and evil lurking in the shadows. When the young and outgoing Lucy Westenra suddenly falls mysteriously ill, those around her are thrown into a dangerous conflict in an attempt to protect her. To protect her from what, or whom, they don't even know.
 
The Lair of the White Worm (also known as The Garden of Evil) is a horror novel by Anglo-Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It was published in 1911.This book centers on Adam Salton who is contacted by his great uncle in England, for the purpose of establishing a relationship between these last two members of the family. Adam travels to Richard Salton's house in Mercia, and quickly finds himself in the center of some inexplicable occurrences. The new heir to the Caswall estate ...
 
Bram Stoker did not invent the vampire story, but he popularized it with his classic 1897 novel. In form Dracula is an epistolary novel, told through a series of journal entries, letters, newspaper articles, and telegrams. It begins with lawyer Jonathan Harker's perilous journey to Castle Dracula in Transylvania, and chronicles the vampire's invasion of England, where he preys upon the lovely Lucy Westenra and Harker's fiancee, Mina. Harker and Mina join forces with lunatic asylum proprieter ...
 
Dracula tells the tale of a sinister Transylvanian aristocrat who seeks to retain his youth and strength by feeding off human blood. The author, Bram Stoker, a young Victorian theater professional, was probably inspired by the strange epidemic of vampirism that occurred in remote parts of Eastern Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. These stories were recounted by travelers who later arrived in England and other parts of Western Europe. Stoker initially meant the tale to be written as a pl ...
 
October 2019 update: This audio tour is no longer available. Unfortunately, part of the route has roadworks going on at the moment (so you cannot complete the route as the audio advises). —— Original description below this line —— Immerse yourself in the ghastly words of the master of terror, leading you through the maze of Dublin’s nightmare streets on a petrifying audio adventure. Beginning in the city centre (beside Dublin Castle) and ending God knows where, this weird walking tour is not ...
 
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your ...
 
Cast Macabre runs a wide range of stories from all around the world. Some have classic supernatural tropes, others just take the every day to the extreme, some make you laugh, others shudder, but they're all delightfully dark in some way, and all high quality. We've run stories by new and upcoming authours, as well as established writers, such as Tim Pratt, and the Bram Stoker awarding-winning poet, Marge Simon. Past narrators include, Norm Sherman, Alasdair Stuart, Rish Outfield, and Julie ...
 
Encounter the death who walks, rats, descents in to madness, ghosts, mad scientists, crimes against nature.Tales of the supernatural from authors such as Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Charles Dickens and Ambrose Bierce. Features performances from Peter Lorre, Hal Holbrooke, Boris Karloff and the work of many leading radio directors, writers and actors from the radio. Only from the radio can you experience the true sense of horror that is guaranteed to scare and creep you out.
 
Literary critics see Arthur Machen’s works as a significant part of the late Victorian revival of the gothic novel and the decadent movement of the 1890s, bearing direct comparison to the themes found in contemporary works like Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. The White People is a highly influential horror story of a young girl’s discovery of ancient magic. It was written in the late 1890 ...
 
The Short Ghost Story Collection contains ten classic spooky tales written by such master craftsmen as Algernon Blackwood, Charles Dickens, Bram Stoker and Saki among others. The stories range from haunted houses to reincarnation (as a predatory otter), ancient curses in which marble statues come alive and wreak a horrible revenge and a long narrative poem that describes a dialog between a ghost and a human being. This anthology features authors like Lewis Carroll and E Nesbit who are tradit ...
 
Stories of Yore and Yours is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!
 
Across America a mysterious disease is turning ordinary people into raving, paranoid murderers who inflict brutal horrors on strangers, themselves, and even their own families. Working under the government's shroud of secrecy, CIA operative Dew Phillips crisscrosses the country trying in vain to capture a live victim. With only decomposing corpses for clues, CDC epidemiologist Margaret Montoya races to analyze the science behind this deadly contagion. She discovers that these killers all hav ...
 
Along the treacherous Borgo Pass In the mountains of Transylvania, a meek English real estate agent is on a harrowing journey to meet a new and mysterious client...who also just happens to be the most terrifying and ferocious monster the world has ever known. COUNT DRACULA!! Christopher Sieber leads an all-star cast, including John Stamos, Annaleigh Ashford, Laura Benanti, Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Richard Kind, Rob McClure, Ashley Park, Alan Tudyk, Kathy Fitzgerald, Jeff Kready ...
 
Each episode, Paul Matwychuk (film critic for CBC Radio and EIGHTEEN BRIDGES magazine), Heather Noel (owner of the alternative video store The Videodrome), and Erin Fraser (curator of the Graphic Content and Reel Family Cinema series at Metro Cinema) watch a double feature of two thematically related films, one "arty," the other "trashy," and then debate which one deserves to win the week.
 
Robert Bloch was a prolific writer in many genres. As a young man he was encouraged by his mentor H. P. Lovecraft, and was a close friend of Stanley G. Weinbaum. Besides hundreds of short stories and novels he wrote a number of television and film scripts including several for the original Star Trek. In 1959 Bloch wrote the novel Psycho which Alfred Hitchcock adapted to film a year later. He received the Hugo Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and he is a past president o ...
 
The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, serialized in 1859-1860, and first published in book form in 1860. It is considered to be to the first mystery novel, and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of ’sensation novels’….The Woman in White is also an early example of a particular type of Collins narrative in which several characters in turn take up the telling of the story. This creates a complex web in which readers are unsur ...
 
An encyclopaedia of heroic failure Join Ben Van der Velde, Barry McStay and their guests as they brandish their wooden spoons of destiny and celebrate the losers, heroic failures and spectacular mis-steps that pockmark human endeavour. If you ever want to feel better about your progress in life, take a listen and enjoy a lovely schadenfreude bubble bath. Music by Max Perryment (www.maxperryment.co.uk) Donate to us via Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/WorstFootForward
 
A podcast for movie lovers, cinephiles, geeks, nerds, film junkies and anyone else that loves to talk about all things cinema. Join Nic and Tys each week as they discuss the newest trailers, recommend movies you can watch without having to get up off your couch, and share their unqualified insights and absurd opinions on all your favourite films.
 
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We would cross oceans of time … and apparently the limits of anime for our viewers. Tonight, we continue the theme of creatures of the night, with something a little bit different. Come revel in the decadence that is Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). Romance, mystery, and horrible British accents await, just beyond …
 
Dr. Seward’s Diary and Mina Harker’s Diary, September 30th – October 1st. Air War Audiobooks’ production of Dracula will return in two weeks. Get a free trial for Audible on us and support our work – http://www.audibletrial.com/AirWar Visit us on the web – https://www.airwarmedia.com The post Dracula, by Bram Stoker (XVIII) appeared first on Air Wa…
 
We're celebrating the Internet's favorite man, Keanu Reeves, by watching him in probably his least appropriate roll: British Gentleman. Still, the weirdness of this version of the vampire world makes it a fun watch. Recommendations Anthony really likes Schitt's Creek. Alex likes The Thing, especially the head spider. Hunter is keeping it Keanu with…
 
This week we round out a month of vampire flicks with the most true attempt to retell the tale, We watched Bram Stoker's Dracula, come for the butthead hair cut, stay for Wynona Rider sucking off Gary Oldman. You heard me. Join the Patreon! There are tiers to that will help us keep doing what we are doing! (Each tier unlocks all lower tiers) For $1…
 
Join us as we drive a stake through the heart of our last #HorrifyingClassics2020 novel. patreon.com/relevanceofliterature Show Notes: www.relevanceofliterature.com/notes/dracula-by-bram-stoker-horrifying-classics — Our Show: relevanceofliterature.com Viewer survey: https://forms.gle/TBEbdb8nfMjbpmpM7 Our old (and yes, still functioning) blog: didi…
 
What if you put Yoda, a G. I. Joe, He-Man, Skeletor, a Care Bear, and more nostalgic 1980s toys into a yellow box, and sent it hurtling at you through a green void, hurled by a shadowy figure in the background that could only be The Devil? That’s the cover of a book from vintage 1980s evangelical culture, and we’re exploring turmoil in toy boxes ju…
 
Phew It's done! This is the final part of our reading of the The Turn Of The Screw novella. While, I'm pleased the job is done, the race is run and I can take a small break before focusing on Christmas ghost stories, I am somewhat sad to leave the sombre glory of Bly. The last part is full of mysteries. I discuss my take on them at the end of the P…
 
The conclusion of our three-parter on the life of Jim Thorpe covers his time as a professional athlete, and his life after the end of his athletic career – including two pieces of his story that have tragically continued long after his death. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Hey there! It's our first special bonus episode selected by our Meat Buddies where I get Ezra on the phone and chat with him about a movie he may or may not have watched. And usually, time travel. This week, a fun movie and more surprisingly, a new movie. Enjoy! And become a Meat Buddy to help select these topics by going to meatreon.com.…
 
S02E16 The Turn Of The Screw Part 7 Forgive me not saying much in these show notes. We have one last part of The Turn Of The Screw after this. I hope to get it done within a few days. Sign Up For Exclusive Bonus Episodes! Download A Free Audiobook Of My Story The Dalston Vampire Start Music: "Some Come Back" by the Heartwood Institute, Check our th…
 
Hello! This is a strange brew situation. This movie has all the fixin's of something we may like, Hugh Jackman, director of the Mummy, and interesting characters, like Abraham Van Helsing and Dracula. Then this movie shits the bed. Similarly, to us. We planned this, there was an issue with recording, so we are giving it away for free, enjoy! Check …
 
This week we call on the Honourable Member for Blackburn - that is, Times newspaper political diarist Jack Blackburn, who helps guide Barry and Ben through the hallowed halls of the the House of Commons in search of the World's Worst Parliamentarian. He brings tales of philanderers, hitmen and faked deaths, while Barry serves up some deadly turnips…
 
The baku (獏) is a Japanese mythical creature that, when invited, slips into your room at night to gobble up your nightmares. Below is an example of the Takarabune (宝船) image with the old character for baku (獏) on the sail. Tuck this under your pillow on New Year's Eve for some extra lucky dreams. You can also find me on: Twitter: https://twitter.co…
 
I’ve remastered a classic episode (originally episode #14) called “On Reading Dickens” so that those of you who will also be reading “Great Expectations” and/or “Bleak House” with us this season will be just as prepared to dive into these great masterpieces. https://www.relevanceofliterature.com/december-dickens — patreon.com/relevanceofliterature …
 
We continue with Henry James's The Turn of the Screw. His language is getting easier. I think he's given up trying to impress me and is just getting on with the story. That is all good because the story is nifty. I do think Quint and Miss Jessel are unfairly maligned. Poor old Mrs Grose. Not sure about those (pesky) kids though. I would be surprise…
 
21 Henry Street, the vegetarian restaurant where the 1916 Proclamation was signed, was later attacked by the IRA in the Civil War, owing to the politics of its owner, Jennie Wyse Power. In its day it fed suffragettes, socialists, Indian students and perhaps the occasional G Man. A future President of Ireland, and a future President of India, both f…
 
The Turn Of The Screw Part 5, being chapters 12, 13, 14 and 15. Hope you're enjoying this. I'm doing lots of recording and editing to finish it before December. I anticipate episodes falling out like apples from a barrel just before 1st December. Sign Up on Substack For Exclusive Bonus Episodes! Download A Free Audiobook Of My Story The Dalston Vam…
 
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The concept of another Spider-Man was nothing new in 2011. Yet the medium paused for a moment when Marvel introduced a young afro-latino from Brooklyn as the new Ultimate Spider-Man. Since then Miles Morales has come to shine as an example of how to properly execute a legacy character, represent both black/latino cultures in storytelling & become o…
 
LISTEN ON RADIO PUBLIC!! https://radiopublic.com/nic-tys-and-videotape-a-movie-pod-WaV5PM We don't waste our time arguing with a man who's lining up to be a hot lunch here at Nic, Tys and Videotape! With the world in various levels of lockdown, what better way to pass the time than talking about movies... the GREATEST movies. So for the foreseeable…
 
Welcome to Episode 461. This week we wander the tombstones of St. John’s Cathedral in Winnipeg. For fiction, we have one tale about the haunting of a lifetime. Coming Up Good Evening: Patreon and Merch: 00:01:06 Dark Travels: St. John’s Cathedral, Winnipeg: 00:02:53 J.A.W. McCarthy’s Every Time She Kills Him as read by Jasmine Arch: 00:14:06 Pertin…
 
Gobble gobble, folks! In this month's seasonal bonus episode we are having a very close look at our feathered friend: The turkey. Thanksgiving has just passed in the US, Christmas is coming, and so we decided to try get to know them a bit more intimately. We learn about the origin of their names, what they do with their snood and what exactly Benja…
 
If you’ve ever wanted to know what our Patreon content is like, look no further! Announcement: We will be donating all of the proceeds from the podcast between November 26th-December 31st, 2020 to the MIRA Foundation. patreon.com/relevanceofliterature mirausa.org — relevanceofliterature.comBy Mackenzie Gentz
 
Musician Mick Harvey, founding member of The Birthday Party and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds discusses his recommendation for an at home double feature. Mick's selections include two iconic and masterfully directed classics from the 50's, Touch of Evil (1958) directed by Orson Welles and Rashomon (1950) directed by Akira Kurosawa.Produced by: Eric M…
 
Happy Thanksgiving, today we celebrate the season and start bawling like a child. We watched Plains, Trains, and Automobiles, man I miss John Candy. Join the Patreon! There are tiers to that will help us keep doing what we are doing! (Each tier unlocks all lower tiers) For $1: You get the monthly newsletter that announces the upcoming movies and yo…
 
It's part two of our slog through the Vietnam War and who knew that war could be so contentious! Plus the return of Infrequently Asked Questions. Recommendations *EDITING NOTES Hunter loves the game Getting Over It about a man in a pot climbing a hill Anthony referenced Marlon Brando not learning his lines on Godfather Anthony referenced Christophe…
 
Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a bit of a stripped down episode, for reasons I’ll get into in the intro, so I’ll keep it short here in the description as well. Thank you for listening, and enjoy Edward Payson Roe’s “Three Thanksgiving Kisses!” There’s no timestamps this week, but trust me – the intro is short. 😊 Become a patron of Stories of Yore and…
 
Our first #BookUnboxing episode, with more to come in 2021 🙂 This episode was not sponsored and all of the opinions I share are my own. relevanceofliterature.com/notes patreon.com/relevanceofliterature — Our Show: relevanceofliterature.com Music: Chad Crouch Viewer survey: https://forms.gle/TBEbdb8nfMjbpmpM7 Our old (and yes, still functioning) blo…
 
The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. We complete the journey of The Time Traveler’s Wife this week and reflect upon what we have learned about relationships, longing and loss. We think about art and knowledge and the links between history and the future. Show notes: https://bit.ly/saih112420…
 
The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Audrey Niffenegger herself joins us this week to discuss her book, The Time Traveler’s Wife (2003), her work on the sequel, and her relationship to Doctor Who, Steven Moffat, and Neil Gaiman. Show notes: https://bit.ly/saih111720…
 
The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Is there true love? Is there fate? Do you have freewill? Let’s think about the big ideas together as we read one of Steve’s favorite stories, Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife (2003). Show notes: http://bit.ly/saih111020…
 
The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. Is there true love? Is there fate? Do you have freewill? Let’s think about the big ideas together as we read one of Steve’s favorite stories, Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife (2003). Then let’s write a novel together during #NaNoWriMo Show notes: http…
 
We have a new season talking about Rock Docs. We discuss our own relationship with Metallica's music and dive into the band's dynamic with their new 'therapist'. Finally, we decide where we'd record our own dream vanity project.If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys…
 
The election may be over, but we could still be heading toward a disastrous future in which only a muscley, tank-topped Channing Tatum can save us. Still, whatever the future holds, we can all agree we’ll be having a much more normal president in two months, and White House Down is a suitable, mind-numbing way […] The post The Pick: White House Dow…
 
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