As I reach my thousandth episode, Cousin Barnabas wisely advised me to enjoy the trip. Quite right! http://www.collinsporthistoricalsociety.com/2012/07/end-of-dark-shadows-cautioary-tale.html My thoughts in exchange…. Dear Cousin Barnabas, Your cautionary concern warms me to no end. Although I […]
(Years ago, when I read Angelique's Descent, it got me thinking about the kind of “master narrative” I'd have cooked up to tie together elements of the backstory. I present this without any real tinkering. […]
So, on December 15, 1967, we saw Dark Shadows Episode 385, in which Trask arrives to interrogate Vicky. On that same day, an hour or so after that episode aired, the Silver Bridge collapsed, taking […]
He was an Elemental. There aren’t enough words to capture the impact of this loss. He wrote the first “real book” I ever read. And probably the best.
As I mentioned earlier, my mother had no idea that DARK SHADOWS had been filmed in the Sixties. I found this out only years after the show’s syndication in Louisville had expired. I was […]
They held the news for a while. He died on my birthday. A meaningless fact that feels very sad, anyway.
More reason to soldier on.
For years, I’ve been collecting DS on VHS and DVD. I’ve seen all of it at one time or another, but much of that was in syndication, and so “one time or another” goes back […]