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In honor of Halloween on Thursday, I thought it would be fun to learn about Dracula today!
So here we go!
Published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s Gothic novel “Dracula” launched an entire genre of literature and film about vampires, those sinister figures who use their supernatural powers to hunt humans and drink their blood. To create his immortal antihero, Count Dracula, Stoker certainly drew on popular Central European folktales about the nosferatu (“undead”), but he also seems to have been inspired by historical accounts of the 15th-century Romanian prince Vlad Tepes, or Vlad the Impaler. Read More History Here!
Dracula Fun Facts- 15 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Dracula!
The original Dracula wasn’t the clean cut chap that we’re used to watching on the big screen. In Stoker’s own words: “His eyebrows were very massive, almost meeting over the nose, and with bushy hair that seemed to curl in its own profusion. The mouth, so far as I could see it under the heavy moustache, was fixed and rather cruel looking, with peculiarly sharp, white teeth…” Read more fun facts here!
How To Make A Vampire Costume!
Cool Vampire Halloween Party Decor Ideas-
Vampire Halloween decor is rather easy, we recommend to make it elegant and a little bit decadent. Black and red of various colors are right what you need, you may also add deep purple, metallic touches and white for a contrast. Lay the table with a black tablecloth, red napkins or a table runner, textured black and red plates, little coffins as place card holders and candles. Candles can be deep red, purple, just red and black ones, or white ones dripping blood. Paint pumpkins with black and white and red, add bats and create a gorgeous mantel display. Create an amazing photo booth with spider webs, crosses and bloody candles. Read More Here!
7 songs. 1 theme.
That pretty much sums it up!
Each weeknight at 7:00, I play 7 songs that fit some theme. What’s the theme? Listen at 7 to find out and sing along. The funnest part is trying to guess which songs we might play that fit the theme!
Have an idea for a theme? Click Here!
Me & My Dog Jack!