Halloread: Robert E. Howard’s Pigeons from Hell

December 23, 2021 Bushi 0

Howard’s one of those authors who gets me pumped, excited to read. That excitement is key these days, as I’ve tended to pick up a book, get 20-30 pages in, and lose interest. As time becomes a more valuable commodity, one necessarily becomes a lot choosier in these things. As […]

Hallowread: Carmilla Pt. 2

October 31, 2018 Bushi 1

Happy Halloween, everyone! In light of the holiday, this is the second part of my Hallowread of the Gothic vampire story Carmilla. You can read part one here.   Portrait of a Vampire Continuing on with our profile of Carmilla, particularly in the context of its influence upon Bram Stoker, […]


Hallowread: Carmilla Pt. 1

October 24, 2018 Bushi 10

Inspired by HP of Every Day Should Be Tuesday blog, for the past couple of years, I’ve done special, seasonal readings for Halloween. Two years ago was Frankenstein, and last year I explored several of Edgar Allan Poe’s shorter works. Having already read Dracula and not wanting to tackle a […]


Hallowread: Carmilla

October 1, 2018 Bushi 6

It’s become something of mine to do a little special reading for the Halloween season. Two years ago, I read and blogged about Frankenstein along with HP of the Every Day Should Be Tuesday book review blog. Last year was Poctober, a reading of some of Edgar Allen Poe’s stuff. […]