On VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN

First let me tell you what VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN isn't: a "bromance," as so many reviewers have been fond of dismissively branding this unique angle on Mary Shelley's familiar mythology. It IS a grand, beautifully exhibited story about bold science, uncompromising obsession, rebirth, religious hypocrisy, and ultimately, a love letter to…

Why Horror?

“Why would you read a murder magazine?” The words of a co-worker to me after he and I settled into our seats on a packed plane to Los Angeles en route to NAMM. The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show is a bi-annual music instrument industry trade event where…