Modern Horror Films & The Dark History: Know Better, Be Better

By the time I was nine years old, my Father had procured an impressive collection of VHS tapes (around 500, I believe). His collection grew slowly and frugally having collected many of the tapes from garage sales, through clever trades, and store sales: the collection was his hobby and joy. Now, of course, it’s important […]

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But, Why? Etymology Edition: “As Mad as a Hatter”

“As Mad as a Hatter.” Have you heard this phrase? Though the EXACT phrase isn’t actually used in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, we know The Hatter’s character as quite mad! It’s beleived that The Hatter’s character was inspired by the mercury poisoning hat makers often suffered from in the 17th, 18th, and 19th […]

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