Pazuzu Today marks the anniversary of the death of Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (1916-2004) Actress of radio, stage, film and television, Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge was titled “the world’s greatest living radio actress” by none other than the mighty Orson Welles. She began her career as a radio actor during the 1930s while also performing on Broadway and continued through …Continue reading →
Howard Phillips “H. P.” Lovecraft August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937)
H.P. Lovecraft the American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre.
Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) would be 101 years old today Monday 26th May 2014. To celebrate the event Dark Arts Horror Radio presents a non-stop 24 hour Horror Fest of Classic ghost stories, tales of terror and supernatural suspense by Masters of the genre including Algernoon Blackwood, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Sheridan Le …Continue reading →
Today marks the 700th anniversary of the execution of Jacques de Molay, Grand Master of the Knights Templar. For many historians this day marks the unofficial end of the Templars, the military monastic order that for about two hundred years defended Jerusalem and the Holy Land for Roman Catholics. Dominic Selwood, the resident historian at The Telegraph, has penned a …Continue reading →