Yokai are fascinating creatures. But they are also part of the classical culture of Japan ranging from the modern era to the Meiji Era or any other of Japanese history.
“As I sit down and read a book about Yokai, I am intrigued by how anime often uses their classical monsters and myths for horror stories, or even non horror”
“Dracula is considered the start of the Universal Horror, though there were silent movies and lost horror movies before.”
The production was created by The Mercury Theatre On The Air in 1938, a company forged by Welles
“the opening 2 parter opens up with some construction workers who are digging a tunnel for a new subway when getting through a patch of rock they had difficulty with, a hideous ghostly horror comes through.”
“The Universal Horror series is not just important to those interested in Horror, but it’s also an important part of Film History itself. “
Here is my recipe video for Puff Candy. This recipe always reminds me of science classes and the magic of experimentation.
” Be it a tale of the lady Berenice, the infamous raven or perhaps the unfortunate fall of the House of Usher I can easily imagine Price and Rathbone taking turns to tell the spooky stories or perhaps making it into a contest.”
Soul Cakes were traditionally given out to the poor and children, who would go around doors, singing and praying for the souls of loved ones, past and present and be rewarded with these wee cakes.
“The 8th episode of the first season, we open to narration by Dr Helena Russell saying how it had been 877 days since the moon had been blasted out of the Earth’s orbit.”