Everything Pop Culture Got Wrong About Dracula

Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931) A few months ago, I was mostly unaware of the entire plot of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula. Of course, I had acquired some basic knowledge through pop culture and was convinced I’d know what was going to happen. As it turns out, I was wrong. Somewhere around the beginningContinue reading “Everything Pop Culture Got Wrong About Dracula”

The Benefits of Romanticisation

Kat, etching by Marcel Schellekens (Ann’s Art Gallery) Like nearly everyone, there are periods in my life where feeling happy seems like the hardest thing in the world to me. When I’m lucky, these only last a few days or hours instead of weeks or months. No matter how long they actually last, what alwaysContinue reading “The Benefits of Romanticisation”