Globe & Mail: Talk About Byronic!
Crowley nests three stories within Lord Byron's Novel. At the core of the book is the deciphered manuscript itself. While The Evening Land avoids a slavish recreation of Byron's prose style, the picaresque story of the young Lord Sane convincingly evokes the Gothic horrors and romances that arose from the summer at Villa Diodati, on Lake Geneva, during which Byron, Shelley, Mary Shelley and Dr. John Polidori took turns telling one another ghost stories. The Evening Land is a fitting companion to Shelley's Frankenstein and Polidori's The Vampyre, which were published after that summer ... (more)
Fangoria: Two New Horror Anthologies Debut
Debbie Rochon tells VAMPYRE TALES in a new anthology for Wicked Dreams Entertainment and Allied Horror. Rochon (see her in person at the FANGORIA Weekend of Horrors, September 24-25; go here for tix) plays Countess Plasma alongside crazed servant Phlegm (WOLFSBAYNE’s Jim O’Rear, pictured above with Rochon). The duo deal with disgruntled Transylvanian villagers (including Amber Newman of LUST FOR FRANKENSTEIN) while spinning their creepy stories ... (more)
The Providence Journal: After midnight -- Our kids' new vampire lifestyle
Shakespeare called sleep "nature's soft nurse" and "chief nourisher in life's feast," but try telling that to today's high-school and college students, who have embraced the night with a vengeance ... (more)