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Entries from October 2011

Scary Movies for Halloween

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Scary Movies for Halloween

…still thinking on Dacre Stoker and still thinking on the season at hand, here are nine scary movies as a sample of our horror collection. Obviously we have considerably more than 9 scary movies, but 9 is a scary number right? Isn’t there some horror connotation for 9?

Dacre Stoker mentioned during his talk he particularly liked the Coppola version of Dracula.  Enjoy!

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Books About Vampires, Recommended Reading

October 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on Books About Vampires, Recommended Reading

…now that you’ve read the vampire books we have, here’s the theory behind them:

Like Vampires, read Byron!

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Vampire Fiction, Recommended Titles

October 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on Vampire Fiction, Recommended Titles

In honor of the time of year, and in honor of Dacre Stoker’s recent visit, an overview of our collection of vampire fiction:

Of course, to really know vampires one should be acquainted with the work of Lord Byron, although, that can be further work for this blog…

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Dacre Stroker News

October 25th, 2011 · Comments Off on Dacre Stroker News

Remember, remember the 5th of November. The gunpowder, treason, and plot. I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason should ever be forgot from a famous film of a slightly sinister nature…and while you remember that remember that Dacre Stoker will be signing books at the Brewer Bookstore today at 4:30, and lecturing tonight in the Winston Room at 8:00.  Great frightening fun, see you there!

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