Muse of the Day

But I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.   -Evan Peters


Muse of the Day

It can't rain all the time.  -Eric Draven, The Crow

Strange Acoustics: The Red Shoes

Last Saturday I attended a performance of Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes, and I am still basking in the glow of the thrilling experience. If you don't live in one of the four cities the show traveled to in the US, below is a clip of Ashley Shaw and Boris Lermontov performing as Victoria Page and Sam Archer at this years Oliver... Continue Reading →

Strange Events: The Red Shoes

This past Saturday I was able to attend a performance of Matthew Borne's The Red Shoes. Widely acclaimed in the UK, it is finally making a US tour with the original award winning cast. The one exception to this is Sara Mearns, a principle dancer for the New York City Ballet, who was cast to share the... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

Horror is like a serpent: always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can't be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious.  Dario Argento

Muse of the Day

Eccentric and secret genius that he was, Bosch not only moved the heart, but scandalized it into full awareness. The sinister and monstrous things that he brought forth are the hidden creatures of our inward self-love: he externalizes the ugliness within, and so his misshapen demons have an effect beyond curiosity. We feel a hateful... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

Foolish man. You cannot turn me into a phantom because you are frightened. You do not dismiss a muse at whim.  -Sabine Strohem,  Griffin and Sabine

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