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Tails from the Crypt: Animal Ghosts with Paul Koudounaris

Wednesday night, come hear Dr. Paul Koudounaris speak on two of his favorite topics, cats and the occult. Along with a slideshow, he will recount tales of “… the ghost of a bratty talking mongoose that pelts you with stones…a … Continue reading

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Dark Harbor Opens Today at the Queen Mary, Get Ready for Fun, Fright, Music and Some ‘Spirited’ Drinking

It’s Halloween time again—–the time that the spirits come out to haunt the Queen Mary in Long Beach. And there are plenty of spirits, since the Queen Mary is known to be haunted. In fact, Cabin B340 is off limits … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Monstrous Bodies”

“Monstrous Bodies,” subtitled “Feminine Power in Young Adult Horror Fiction”, is an academic work by June Pulliam, published by McFarland. When I first saw the cover, I immediately thought of the “Ginger Snaps” movie trilogy, because the first movie, especially, is … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Help For The Haunted”

Help For The Haunted by John Searles begins with the murder of Rose and Sylvester Mason in a church, partially witnessed by their daughter Sylvie who was sitting outside in the car. The three of them had set out for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Girl Who Would Speak For The Dead

The Girl Who Would Speak For The Dead, by Paul Elwork, is told in an absorbing, dreamy style, by a sympathetic narrator, but there are threads left hanging at the end that make it feel incomplete. First of all, don’t … Continue reading

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