Masters of Horror and Children of the Night—”What music they make!”

Thoughts on Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff for the All Hallow’s season.

Prone to recognizing birthdays on social media as I do, a major part of the enterprise is finding interesting images to accompany my posts. Media is very important in the whole endeavor. The right frame can give a telescopic glimpse into an entire persona, career, and life, and it is a choice that should not be rushed or compromised. (Lotte Lenya was a recent challenge.) Time, energy, and the usable fruits of Google searches are all constituent hurdles, but all is worth it when the right picture turns up.

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