Interview: Author Dr. Bob Curran (Man-Made Monsters)

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Dr. Bob Curran (author) Man-Made Monsters: A field guide to Golems, Patchwork Soldiers, Homunculi, and other created creatures. 1. Were there real events that inspired to story of Frankenstein? The best-known of all the Man-Made Monsters is probably Frankenstein, mainly due to Mary Shelley’s famous novel. This is a being created out of the remnants of the dead and brought to a semblance of life by electrical current. However, we have to remember that Frankenstein … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Werewolf Handbook – Author Robert Curran

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The Werewolf Handbook: An Essential Guide to Werewolves and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them Werewolves are almost becoming as popular as vampires.  I think we owe all to that Twilight thing and the illusion of the 2 species fighting over a hot chick. But really these critters have been with us since before I can remember. It seems now that there is just more books being produced about them. If you happened to pick up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biblio Vampiro – Author Robert Curran

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Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them In my opinion one of the coolest things that I’ve seen with the increase in vampire visibility the last few years is the emergence of even cooler looking books published. Content aside, the publishers really go all out with all the visual treats and this edition titled “Biblio Vampiro” is no exception. Sporting a stylized cover reminiscent of old looking diaries, the … Continue reading

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