| Sep 2, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Hundreds of vampire enthusiasts will sail Alaska's fabled Inside Passage in a summer 2012 cruise tailored to their interests that combines gazing at glaciers with a late-night costume ball, organizers said on Thursday.
The "Vamps at Sea" cruise is...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:29 PM
It has been a long time since a booksale has taken place at the Mesa Verde Library. But next weekend you will have the opportunity to make great buys on great books.
The sale at the library, 2969 Mesa Verde Drive, Costa Mesa, will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 10:23 PM
October isn’t complete without its trademark holiday Halloween. Throughout the month, plastic ghosts, cardboard vampires, and toy devils appear in windows and grocery stores around town. This October, Experience Music Project (EMP) is hosting an...
| Oct 29, 2011
Saturday, 1:30pm 2nd Annual Voices of the Macabre Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana (714) 567 3600 www.bowers.org Santa Ana's Bowers Museum becomes the Boo-wers Mausoleum this Halloween weekend, where excerpts from Bram Stoker's Dracula,...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:58 PM
1. Top Ten Most Dangerous Cities
According to Yahoo!, 2 of our neighboring cities are the most dangerous in the whole country. Let me break it down for you.
The most dangerous city in the U.S. is Flint, MI. Violent crimes increased in all category'...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Plenty of vampires haunt TV these days, but viewers will soon get two versions of the original Dracula.
NBC said Tuesday that it has ordered a 10-episode "Dracula" series, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the bloodsucker. That news follows Starz network's...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade.
But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Sink your teeth into this lit
Vampire folklore dates back 3,000 years, with the oldest myths coming out of Mesopotamia, though cultures from ancient Egypt to China had stories of creatures...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 10:39 AM
"Maus" by Art Spiegelman
Merely recalling the title tears my guts out. Art Speigelman’s Holocaust narrative “Maus” justly won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Drawn with intensity, the graphic text depicts anthropomorphized mice —...
| Oct 25, 2009
The Vampire Archives
The Most Complete Volume
of Vampire Tales Ever Published
Edited and with an Introduction
by Otto Penzler
Vintage: 1034 pp., $25 paper
"You have heard, no doubt, of the appalling superstition that prevails in Upper and Lower...
| Oct 25, 2009
Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt
Dutton: 424 pp., $26.95
The ending of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" (1897) has long troubled readers. Professor Abraham Van Helsing, the Dutch expert on the supernatural, repeatedly admonishes his band of...
| Mar 23, 2009
When Michael Holroyd takes on a subject, you know his sweep will be wide. This is not to say that he forfeits depth -- far from it -- but rather that he puts things in the fullest possible context. His groundbreaking biography of Lytton Strachey more than...