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"The Supernatural Cinema of Guillermo del Toro" now available

The Supernatural Cinema of Guillermo del Toro Critical Essays Edited by John W. Morehead Foreword by Doug Jones $39.95 softcover (6 ¥ 9) Photos, notes, bibliography, index ISBN 978-0-7864-9595-5 Ebook ISBN 978-1-4766-2075-6 2015 Guillermo del Toro is one of the most prolific artists working in film. His directorial work includes Cronos (1993), Mimic (1997), The […]

The Esoteric "Nosferatu"

The May 2015 issue of Fortean Times caught my eye when I was in the bookstore on Friday. On the cover was Max Shrek made up as Count Orlok in the silent horror film classic Nosferatu as the illustration for a story by Brian Robb titled "Nosferatu: The Vampire and the Occultist." As a scholar […]

CFP for Edited Collection - Monstrous Moral Messengers: Supernatural Figures in Children’s Picture Books and Early Readings

CFP for Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers: Supernatural Figures in Children’s Picture Books and Early Readings Picture books and early readers carry all the weight of parental authority, and are essential tools in the learning process for our children. With their bright pictures, they perform their function of holding the child’s attention quite well, and […]

Call for Papers - Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion

Callf or Papers -Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion Edited by Jack Hunter(Doctoral Candidate, Dept. Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol) Overview: Over the course of four intriguing books (The Book of the Damned (1919), New Lands (1925), Lo! (1931), and Wild Talents (1932), Charles Hoy Fort meticulously collected hundreds of accounts of anomalous […]

Documentary - "Santa Muerte: The Skeleton Saint"

Andrew Chesnut has been interviewed here at TFQ previously in his work on devotion to Santa Muerte. He has recently produced this short documentary on this titled Santa Muerte: The Skeleton Saint.

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