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“…what is strange, unusual, odd and unconventional is beautiful. Life is full of the strange, and in that is beauty.” -Ron Fitzgerald

October 24, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Ron Fitzgerald: As the great magician Harry Houdini once said, “Magic is the sole science not accepted by scientists, because they can’t understand it.”  But more than that, Houdini knew, from start to finish, the allure of magic was not only in the element of  the impossible — but within the promise of […]

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Enter at Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices (A Review)

October 23, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Every Halloween produces a slew of anthologies and this season is no different. On FaceBook and Twitter, I’ve seen zombies, bloody knifes, mutilated corpses, more zombies, demonic leering creatures, and more zombies drift by. Most don’t catch my attention because they are all the same. There’s nothing that stands out. Enter At […]

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Ghosts, Ghouls, and things that go bump in the night…

October 23, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Gothic horror was a staple of the 1800’s and early 1900’s with everything from short stories and poetry to full-length novels. Master storytellers like Lovecraft, Poe, Maupassant, and Stoker haunted the literary world. Writers like Yeats even dabbled in the genre! Where did this tradition go in the modern world? Right into […]

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Interview With the Vampire… Photographer

September 3, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Renée Dawn: Photographer Renée Dawn is a photographer and visual artist to keep an eye on.  Her ability to blend a sense of timeless beauty with a touch of more modern macabre is one of the many things that elevates her photography into something truly special.  DarkMedia’s interest in supporting up and coming artists […]

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