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Monster-Mania-Con: Something eerie for everybody

Horror fans Wes Jr. and Damian pose with two Ghostbusters cosplayers at Monster-Mania-Con. (Anthony C. Hayes) Halloween only comes once a year – unless you’re a fan of all things dark and devilish. Area horror fans found plenty to tickle […]

Ghostbuster cosplayers pose with two boys at Monster-Mania-Con in Hunt Valley, Maryland Sept 2017 credit Anthony C. Hayes

Monster-Mania-Con: Something eerie for everybody

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Horror fans Wes Jr. and Damian pose with two Ghostbusters cosplayers at Monster-Mania-Con. (Anthony C. Hayes) Halloween only comes once a year – unless you’re a fan of all things dark and devilish. Area horror fans found plenty to tickle […]

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Randy Jones: Village People Cowboy ‘still kickin’ ass’

Randy Jones at "Mr. Right" Album Release in the Meatpacking District, NYC 2016. (Mikhail Torich) When television lawman James Arness saddled up for his final episode of Gunsmoke in 1975,

David Brasington, Alex Vernon, Sarah Olmsted Thomas and Lisi Stoessel in a scene from 'H.T. Darling's Incredible Musaeum.'(Glenn Ricci)

H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum: Psychological chills at the Peale Center

David Brasington, Alex Vernon, Sarah Olmsted Thomas and Lisi Stoessel in a scene from 'H.T. Darling's Incredible Musaeum.' (Glenn Ricci) Public perception of the intrepid explorer has changed dramatically over

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive is a new documentary about the life and times of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive premieres in Baltimore

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive premiered in Baltimore last Thursday night.  The film will air nationwide next fall on the PBS series American Masters. A near-capacity crowd filled the Peabody

Edgar Allan Poe: Artillerist-poet and his explosive legacy

The young Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) had a remarkable military career of almost four years, which had a lasting effect on his later literary work. Many Poe biographers speculated about

Corvettes at Carlisle 2016: Celebrity judgeship takes Poetic turn

One of the more memorable sights at Corvettes at Carlisle 2016. (Anthony C. Hayes) If there is anything sweeter for a reporter than covering a story of special interest, it

Sinbad and the Pirate Princess: Bond beauties cross swords in new radio adventure

Caroline Munro portrayed the slave girl, Margiana, in the Ray Harryhausen film, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad. Now, brace yourselves for another thrilling voyage with the most audacious salt of

Lord Baltimore Hotel ghost hunt yields panoply of paranormal activity

The Lord Baltimore Hotel is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl with a red ball. (Anthony C. Hayes) As the raven flies, the Edgar Allan

Edgar Allan Poe and King Ludwig II portrait

In 1882 the American journalist and writer Lew Vanderpoole requested an audience of King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886), because he needed the king's help for the settlement of

Poe Toaster redux: It’s all about the money

Faux Poe ~ What's wrong with this picture? (Anthony C. Hayes) The plan recently announced by the Maryland Historical Society to “revitalize” the Poe Toaster is an appallingly bad idea. MHS,

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