Well, the second great work is finished. It took a lot more energy than I thought, because I wanted to find as much meaning and completeness in Quentin’s story as I could. That meant inventing […]
“We forget how rare a life of love can be. You’re not the only one who’s had so little hope. It’s a thing one learns to live with… if we have to.” — Dr. Julia […]
“I no longer know what is right or wrong. I only know what is necessary.” Dr. Julia Hoffman, ep 560
The show arguably has an edge. Barnabas and Julia have just demanded that Willie get dead bodies or be confined to a mental institution. And they’re the heroes! And welcome back, Joe Haskell! Out of the hospital!
Not only does Vicky come back, but Julia changes her hair and Barnabas makes a big deal about it.
This is a revised version of an essay I wrote a few days ago. Before watching all of the show in such a short time, savoring the oeuvre of Grayson Hall in Dark Shadows wasn’t […]
On the collinsporthistoricalsociety.com interview, someone pondered my decision to start new viewers so late into the series. This was a better platform for me to respond. The website that hosts Cousin Barnabas, which may be […]
So, my friend who was scared by the dream sequence with the hair-in-the-face Julia Hoffman? Also scared as a kid by the episode where Julia is trapped in a mausoleum with a bleeding headstone. (The […]
I am a wreck. So much is resolved. So much is set up for the future. So much tragedy. Legitimate, Greek-level tragedy. So much is said… and so much exists in what is unsaid. Poetic. […]
Last night, a friend and fellow Shadowsologist was talking about a particularly scary episode from her memory featuring the image of Julia attempting to hypnotize someone… while having her hair pulled down in front of […]