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Bryan Alexander
Vermont
I research, teach, and help build programs about cyberculture.
Interests: web 2.0, gaming, cyberculture, gothic, intellectual property, wikis, writing, blogging, social software, multimedia narrative, project management
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While you wait for the next Great Clown Panic of 2016 story, consider this bit of fearsome New Jersey clown history: The giant clown’s slyly sinister grin and blood-red tipped index finger have earned it the nickname the "Evil Clown... Continue reading
Posted 55 minutes ago at Infocult: Uncanny Informatics
Nothing so far, Selki. Draculablog road trip!
Toggle Commented 5 hours ago on Chapter 15 at Dracula Blogged
DR. SEWARD'S DIARY 28 September.--It is wonderful what a good night's sleep will do for one. Yesterday I was almost willing to accept Van Helsing's monstrous ideas, but now they seem to start out lurid before me as outrages on... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Dracula Blogged
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The Great Clown Panic of 2016 spread even further across the American South, making appearances in the state of Tennessee. Tennessee police issued this warning against clowns via Twitter: THP says watch for clowns trying to lure children in to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Infocult: Uncanny Informatics
NOTE LEFT BY VAN HELSING IN HIS PORTMANTEAU, BERKELEY HOTEL DIRECTED TO JOHN SEWARD, M. D. (Not Delivered) 27 September "Friend John, I write this in case anything should happen. I go alone to watch in that churchyard. It pleases... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dracula Blogged
27 September.--It was two o'clock before we found a suitable opportunity for our attempt. The funeral held at noon was all completed, and the last stragglers of the mourners had taken themselves lazily away, when, looking carefully from behind a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dracula Blogged
Fascinating. Let me look into it.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Chapter 15 at Dracula Blogged
CHAPTER 15. DR. SEWARD'S DIARY-cont. For a while sheer anger mastered me. It was as if he had during her life struck Lucy on the face. I smote the table hard and rose up as I said to him, "Dr.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dracula Blogged
DR. SEWARD'S DIARY 26 September.--Truly there is no such thing as finality. Not a week since I said "Finis," and yet here I am starting fresh again, or rather going on with the record. Until this afternoon I had no... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dracula Blogged
JONATHAN HARKER'S JOURNAL 26 September.--I thought never to write in this diary again, but the time has come. When I got home last night Mina had supper ready, and when we had supped she told me of Van Helsing's visit,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dracula Blogged
Indeed. Van Helsing is such a mad scientist.
A Belgian sex company has come up with a new use for facial recognition technology. They'd like you to find your own digital porn doppelganger. “A lot of people watching porn have someone in mind and try to fulfill this... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Infocult: Uncanny Informatics
LETTER, MRS. HARKER TO VAN HELSING 25 September, 6:30 P.M." "My dear Dr. Van Helsing, A thousand thanks for your kind letter, which has taken a great weight off my mind. And yet, if it be true, what terrible things... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dracula Blogged
LETTER (by hand), VAN HELSING TO MRS. HARKER 25 September, 6 o'clock "Dear Madam Mina, I have read your husband's so wonderful diary. You may sleep without doubt. Strange and terrible as it is, it is true! I will pledge... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dracula Blogged
MINA HARKER'S JOURNAL 25 September.--I cannot help feeling terribly excited as the time draws near for the visit of Dr. Van Helsing, for somehow I expect that it will throw some light upon Jonathan's sad experience, and as he attended... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dracula Blogged
TELEGRAM, MRS. HARKER TO VAN HELSING 25 September.--Come today by quarter past ten train if you can catch it. Can see you any time you call. "WILHELMINA HARKER" Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dracula Blogged
THE WESTMINSTER GAZETTE, 25 SEPTEMBER EXTRA SPECIAL THE HAMPSTEAD HORROR ANOTHER CHILD INJURED THE "BLOOFER LADY" We have just received intelligence that another child, missed last night, was only discovered late in the morning under a furze bush at the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dracula Blogged
THE WESTMINSTER GAZETTE, 25 SEPTEMBER A HAMPSTEAD MYSTERY The neighborhood of Hampstead is just at present exercised with a series of events which seem to run on lines parallel to those of what was known to the writers of headlines... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dracula Blogged
LETTER, VAN HELSING TO MRS. HARKER 24 September (Confidence) "Dear Madam, I pray you to pardon my writing, in that I am so far friend as that I sent to you sad news of Miss Lucy Westenra's death. By the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Dracula Blogged
24 September.--I hadn't the heart to write last night, that terrible record of Jonathan's upset me so. Poor dear! How he must have suffered, whether it be true or only imagination. I wonder if there is any truth in it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Dracula Blogged
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Kentucky police arrested a young man for dressing up as a clown. The 2016 Clown Panic continues: Police in Middlesboro say an officer spotted someone dressed as a clown crouched down in a wooded area in Bell County early Friday... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Infocult: Uncanny Informatics
CHAPTER 14. MINA HARKER'S JOURNAL 23 September.--Jonathan is better after a bad night. I am so glad that he has plenty of work to do, for that keeps his mind off the terrible things, and oh, I am rejoiced that... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dracula Blogged
The Great Clown Panic of '16 has reached another state. Police in one Kentucky town have issued a statement, on Facebook, appropriately: Ladies and gentlemen please take note of the following as we have had several "clown complaints." With the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Infocult: Uncanny Informatics
DR. SEWARD'S DIARY-CONT. 22 September.--It is all over. Arthur has gone back to Ring, and has taken Quincey Morris with him. What a fine fellow is Quincey! I believe in my heart of hearts that he suffered as much about... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Dracula Blogged
MINA HARKER'S JOURNAL 22 September.--In the train to Exeter. Jonathan sleeping. It seems only yesterday that the last entry was made, and yet how much between then, in Whitby and all the world before me, Jonathan away and no news... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Dracula Blogged