Monthly Archives: March 2013

PREQUEL TO A LEGEND: BATES MOTEL

The much discussed Bates Motel debuted on March 19, 2013. A&E’s excursion into the twisted world of a Psycho in the making, I was one of the 4.6 million viewers that watched. The show takes us back to the beginning … Continue reading

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CURTIS HARRINGTON: NIGHT TIDE — A CULT LEGEND

I think one of the de rigueur components of being a LEGEND is to have a loyal following. Curtis Harrington definitely fits into that category. A sort of underground legend that came above ground to make movies, he represents the … Continue reading

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SUSAN J. MCLEOD: THE MUMMY‒IT COMES TO LIFE!!

My favorite monster? Hm, let’s see. I’m a long-time student of Egyptology, and I wrote a novel called Soul and Shadow about a modern-day psychic and the spirit of a female mummy. So I guess the obvious answer is—Frankenstein! No, … Continue reading

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MY NOMINATION FOR LEGENDARY MONSTER/CREEP: NORMAN BATES

With so many fantastic choices out there, narrowing the options down to one wasn’t easy, but here it is. Norman Bates is my selection for so many reasons. To truly understand why requires us to take a trip down that … Continue reading

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THE LEGEND BEGINS: MY FAVORITE MONSTER — REGINA PUCKETT

When asked to write a blog on the subject of who was my favorite monster, my first thought was to write about Dracula. I love a good story with a blood-sucking vampire as the villain, but the more I thought … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR THE EXORCIST DEEMED “TOO FRIGHTENING”

I think that the musical score for films is definitely a reason for a character to become a legend. Strains of the theme for Halloween are right now running through my head, as is Tubular Bells. It complemented The Exorcist … Continue reading

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