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We’re Building Our Own MONSTER SQUADs On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they discuss all the latest horrors! First up, in books, Rob recommends SLASH OF THE TITANS: THE ROAD TO FREDDY VS JASON and Lois Duncan’s original I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER. Movie wise, Elric revisited THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER and UNCLE […]

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The Banning of NOSFERATU: When Dracula Sued Count Orlock

In 1916 during the first World War, a young producer named Albin Grau was serving in Serbia. Stationed in a rural region, he heard local farmers telling stories about supposedly real vampires. Amused by the lore, Grau decided that after the war was over he was going to make a vampire film. Within a few […]

SHOCK WAVES Episode 25 Part 1: DRACULA, THE PURGE & Listener Questions Answered!

In Part 1 of episode 25, the whole gang consisting of Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry gather to discuss the latest horrors! Ryan reports back from New Orleans over Halloween weekend, and tells us about the House Of Shock haunted house! Elric watched THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, a double bill of […]

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The Controversial Count Chocula Box That Was Pulled From Shelves!

This year marks the 45th anniversary of General Mills’ Monster Cereals, which first hit store shelves way back in October of 1971. As all breakfast historians know, Count Chocula and Franken Berry were the first two cereals to be introduced as part of the line, and they were something of a ground-breaking novelty at the […]

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This is Exactly How Long it Takes a Vampire to Suck You Dry

While science has yet to conclusively prove the existence of vampires, some of the greatest minds in the field have spent some time looking into the matter… including a recent study by physics students at the University of Leicester in the UK. Testing the principles of fluid dynamics, the students decided to calculate how long […]

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Take a Look at the Real Life Dracula’s Castle!

Welcome to Bran Castle! This cheery abode is the actual inspiration for the castle that Bram Stoker used in his legendary novel DRACULA. Situated in Romania on the Transylvanian border, Stoker was deeply effected by the castle’s vast corridors, dark dungeon, and gothic towers so much so that he made it the home of the […]

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From Page to Screen: Bram Stoker’s DRACULA — Five Key Differences

On May 26, 1897 Irish theatrical business manager Abraham “Bram” Stoker gave the world its most eternal literary character: Count Dracula. Since the time of its publication, the book, much like the Bible (which, coincidentally, also features the story of an eternal character), has never been out of print. Although not a bestseller upon release, […]