Last Thursday, my good friend, vintage movie expert, bomb writer, and teratologist Orrin Grey inducted me into the wiles of the Hammer Frankenstein films. I’ve never seen them, and so what a better way to celebrate #Frankenstein200 than live-tweeting the experience. It was loads of fun, and we storified the experience here. In addition to …
June 15, 2016
This came up pretty sudden within the past hour, but the #Frankenstein200 Facebook page went live, and to celebrate Mary’s waking dream at 8 pm EST (2 am in Geneva), they’re having a WANDERING SPIRITS giveaway. You must be in the US and a member of the page (just give it a like) to participate.
Details and the page can be found here: Frankenstein200 Giveaway
Although Frankenstein was published in 1818, fans are getting a head start on celebrating the novel’s bicentennial starting this week. On June 16-18, 1816, in Geneva, Switzerland, three days of terrible thunder storms caused a crew of young poets and libertines–Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Dr. John Polidori, Claire Claremont, and Mary Shelley–to seek shelter in …