This is one of my favorite days of the year. I’m playing “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” by Bauhaus on my computer right now. “Alone, in a darkened room, the count…” Oh, how this song sets a mood.
We have a special edition of Between the Covers today: an interview with Joseph Pearce on Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. His interpretation of the book and the legend is deeply conservative. Just listen.
Yesterday, for those who missed it, we featured Anne Rice, talking about Catholicism, vampires, and the flat tax.
Finally, because we’re sort of on the subject, here’s another link to my Wall Street Journal article on Dracula, published earlier this week.