He’s Got To GO!

Filosofa's Word

Folks, it’s just not funny anymore, okay?  Oh wait … it was never funny, was it?  When lives are at stake, there can be no laughter.  When the foundations of a government is at stake, the time for laughter has passed.

On November 8th of 2016, some 62,979,879 people voted for a ‘man’ named Donald Trump.  A ‘man’ few had heard of in political circles, for he was naught but a real estate ‘mogul’ and a television entertainer.  I had heard the name, but not being a watcher of television, nor an occupier of casino stools, it was largely irrelevant to me.  Until June 2015, that is.  The vote for Trump was not the majority, but nonetheless, because of racial gerrymandering, he managed to win the electoral college and thus was inaugurated on January 20th, 2017, into the highest office of the United States government.

Since that…

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The Hammer studio’s Vampirella film that never was !

I just watched the 26 episode series ‘100 Years of Horror’ with Christopher Lee ( 1996 ). Lots of fun!

Beyond the Boundaries of Reality ...

I can totally see Caroline Munro as Vampirella in the film Hammer studio’s intended to make back in the early 80’s.

Vampire Vixen Bloggery for October Month (Days 19 & 20) by Count Alucard

Have a witch hunt of a weekend 🔥 … and do have Nightmares!

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The Gothic Horror Blogathon: The Tomb Of Ligeia(1964)

Maddy Loves Her Classic Films

gothic-horror-banner-5This is my first entry for my friend Gabriela’s latest blogathon, which is dedicated to all things Gothic Horror. Be sure to visit her site later this month to read all of the entries, I can’t wait to read them all myself. 

The history of Gothic Horror and Gothic Romance stretches all the way back to 1764, the year in which author Horace Walpole had his novel The Castle Of Otranto published, this novel is generally considered to be the first Gothic novel ever written. Many authors including Ann Radcliffe, Edgar Allen Poe, Matthew Lewis, Daphne Du Maurier, Mary Shelley, Clara Reeve, Emily and Charlotte Bronte all followed in Warpole’s footsteps penning dark and chilling Gothic tales over the coming centuries. 

The main tropes usually present in Gothic literature and films are mansions or castles which have dark secrets and mysteries waiting to be uncovered within their walls; a Byronic…

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