Horror Is Universal: “House of Dracula” (1945)

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to 1945. World War 2 is over, the Cold War is just beginning, America is entering a long period of economic prosperity, and we have another monster crossover movie. You may recall how I found House of Frankenstein to be rather lacking in the "crossover" aspect of its main gimmick. And … Continue reading Horror Is Universal: “House of Dracula” (1945)

Short Story: “The Unknown Occupant”

The inspiration for this story came when I happened across a picture showing the grave of famed Swiss artist H.R. Giger. Giger, who passed away in 2014, had a distinct and horrifying visual style that popularized the idea of “biomechanical” art, i.e. images of machinery combined with organic material. You probably know his name thanks … Continue reading Short Story: “The Unknown Occupant”