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Prague - 14 pictures to appreciate Prague's true architectural beauties

Prague - 14 pictures to appreciate Prague's true architectural beauties | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with much depth in history and culture. Lik
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10 Notorious Gateways And Portals That Might Whisk You To Hell | Top 10 Lists

10 Notorious Gateways And Portals That Might Whisk You To Hell | Top 10 Lists | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Creepy Marcus Lowth March 16, 2016 Whether in ancient mythology,
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Why are film-makers so fascinated by Frankenstein?

Why are film-makers so fascinated by Frankenstein? | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
For more than a century, directors have tried to capture the essence of Mary Shelley’s monstrous creation. As Oliver Pfeiffer finds, the results have been mixed.

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Dissections Horror E-Zine

Dissections Horror E-Zine | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Dissections is a new international horror and dark fantasy e-journal that provides a rich opportunity for academics, critics and creative writers and artists to publish alongside each other. We welcome essays on 20th and 21st century horror and dark fantasy, including film, fiction and images. We also publish some short creative fiction, poetry and artwork. Dissections is peer-reviewed and ‘published’ twice yearly.

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’Paranormal activity’ captured in hotel

’Paranormal activity’ captured in hotel | Dark Arts | Scoop.it

A VISITOR has captured chilling footage on his phone after witnessing paranormal activity during his stay in a hotel.

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Book Review: The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History

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Book Review: The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History by Stephen Jones, with a foreword by Neil Gaiman. Applause Books. Released September 1st , 2015.

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Why Can’t Ghosts Let Go of the Victorian Era?

Why Can’t Ghosts Let Go of the Victorian Era? | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
When you search for ghost costumes online, you’ll find three major categories. The first is a simple white, flowing gown-type costume: your classic white...

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Jap Herron: A Novel written from the Ouija Board (1917)

Jap Herron: A Novel written from the Ouija Board (1917) | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Jap Herron, the novel written, supposedly, by a deceased Mark Twain from beyond the grave, dictated via the medium of a Ouija board.

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Death Becomes Him: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

Death Becomes Him: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
“I never feel the limitations of my talent so keenly as I do when writing short fiction,” confesses Stephen King in the introduction to The Bazaar of Bad Dreams—an unusually introspecti…

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Bram Stoker: Dracula – an audio guide

In this audio guide, listen to Roger Luckhurst, editor of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”, discuss this most famous of all vampire stories. He explores different ways of ‘approaching Dracula’, Victorian attit

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An Interview With Bram Stoker

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Dracula was published in the UK by Archibald Constable and Co. on May 26th, 1897. Just over one month later, the following interview with Bram Stoker was published in the July 1st edition of The British Weekly. The interview was conducted by Jane Stoddard under the pen name “Lorna”.


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ITV's "Jekyll and Hyde" Gets Complaints For Being Too Scary -

ITV's "Jekyll and Hyde" Gets Complaints For Being Too Scary - | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Complaints have been pouring in that ITV's "Jekyll and Hyde" is too scary and should be moved to a different time slot.

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Prague Astronomical Clock at the old Town Square - Joy della Vita Travelblog

Prague Astronomical Clock at the old Town Square - Joy della Vita Travelblog | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Prague Astronomical Clock at the old Town Square - Joy della Vita Travelblog
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Faith Veneva on Instagram: “#night shadows and #citylights at #charlesbridge #prague #europe #gothic #travel”

Faith Veneva on Instagram: “#night shadows and #citylights at #charlesbridge #prague #europe #gothic #travel” | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
“#night shadows and #citylights at #charlesbridge #prague #europe #gothic #travel”
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Two of the weirdest ebooks you can download for free: The Voynich Manuscript and Codex Seraphinianus - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond

Two of the weirdest ebooks you can download for free: The Voynich Manuscript and Codex Seraphinianus - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Connoisseurs of esoteric books – and who isn’t when you can get them for free? – should be delighted by this double treasure. The Voynich Manuscript and Codex Seraphinianus are two of the most bizarre, mysterious, and visually ravishing arcane tomes around. And the Holybooks website has both of them in (admittedly huge) PDFs, for free download. The Voynich Manuscript, held at Yale University, is one of the most baffling enigmas in the history of cryptography. Written in the early 15th century in a completely unknown script, it has defied successive efforts to unscramble its text. Its 240 pages and herbal, astronomical, and other illustrations, however, are delights in themselves

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The ghost that haunts American literature: The genius & the repugnance of H.P. Lovecraft

The ghost that haunts American literature: The genius & the repugnance of H.P. Lovecraft | Dark Arts | Scoop.it

How can we square the giant accomplishments of a brilliant horror writer with the virulent racism that informed him

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Henry Mercer's work of Gothic fiction, 'November Night Tales,' republished; available at Mercer Museum, Fonthill in Doylestown - Entertainment - BucksLocalNews.com

Henry Mercer's work of Gothic fiction, 'November Night Tales,' republished; available at Mercer Museum, Fonthill in Doylestown - Entertainment - BucksLocalNews.com | Dark Arts | Scoop.it

Bucks Local News, The Good Life, Entertainment section is your source for the latest Lower Bucks County and Pennsylvania music, movies, tv, celebrity gossip, arts, dance and theater coverage, dining news and reviews.

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Victorian tea and tea leaf readings

An ancient divination method, tea leaf readings attempt to tell a person's fortune by interpreting patterns in tea leaves left in a cup.
On Dec. 5, Karri Ann will host two Victorian Tea & Tea Leaf Readings in St.

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Why Can’t Ghosts Let Go of the Victorian Era?

Why Can’t Ghosts Let Go of the Victorian Era? | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
When you search for ghost costumes online, you’ll find three major categories. The first is a simple white, flowing gown-type costume: your classic white...

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Is it Grimdark, or is it Horror?

Is it Grimdark, or is it Horror? | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
This isn’t the first time I’ve discussed the grimdark. I keep worrying the subject, like a bad hangnail. Part of it is because whenever a discussion arises about grimdark, I am asked to…

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The Gothic Subject

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Here at Dark Arts, we're very proud to announce that volume 1, issue 1 of the journal is now live. Individual papers can be accessed from the top bar, or using the links below: Editor's Introductio...

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Bram Stoker Created a Horror Classic from the Anxieties of his Age

Bram Stoker Created a Horror Classic from the Anxieties of his Age | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Bram Stoker’s interest in the macabre seems to have been with him from his youth. While at Trinity College, Dublin, he became a member of the University’s Philosophical Society, and the first paper…

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Witness the Beauty of "The Art of Horror" -

Witness the Beauty of "The Art of Horror" - | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
"The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History" is a new book with over 500 stunning images that celebrate the genre.

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