Express Course: Dracula

This issue, being the last one before Halloween, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Written in 1898 by an Irishman, Dracula is the classic Gothic horror story. Dracula is important for being a novel that has truly established the foundations of a new, popular genre: vampire fiction. Every vampire…

Halloween in Cork – The Nightmare Realm

The Nightmare realm returns to the Rebel County again this year with a brand new “hostel theme” experience, running from now until November 5th at Albert Quay in the docklands. This year’s event is said to be darker and more unnerving than ever, with visitors “checking in” for an experience like no other the nightmare…

Until Dawn Review

Full disclosure: I don’t watch many horror movies. I don’t deal with them very well, mostly because I’m a big scaredy-cat. So, maybe you won’t find Until Dawn quite as frightening as I did but you’ll probably still enjoy the ride. Until Dawn is set in a creepy lodge atop a snowy mountain, where a…