Bitter cold. Wild animals. Running out of food. Turning into a monstrous cannibal. These are all things you need to fear when trapped in an Ontario outpost in the middle of winter. At least you do if you inhabit the world of Brian Moreland’s horror novel, “Dead of Winter.”
You’ve planned your science-fiction-, fantasy- or horror-themed vacation. You know where you’re going and when. You’ve created a list of not-to-be-missed sites to see. And, of course you’ll have your handy cell phone camera to document your trip. But what about your genre travel journal?
Ghosts are everpresent in Baltimore…and there are several tours you can take to hear ghostly tales and explore haunted Baltimore.
Do you listen to ravens… wondering if they’ll ever say “Nevermore”? Does the clicking of your clock sound just a little too much like a telltale heart? When you shop for wine, do your eyes linger over that bottle of Amontillado? Then you’re probably a genre traveler with a soft spot for the work of Edgar Allan Poe.
“An Encyclopedia of Tolkien: the History and Mythology of Middle-earth has been compiled as an easily accessible compendium for general readers” of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy tales “who are interested in the mythological, literary, historical, and philological sources that inspired the author in his creation of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands.”
Vancouver is a town that many studios and production companies call home. This makes it a genre traveler’s dream vacation spot. So the next time you find yourself there, you might want to check out these science fiction, fantasy, and horror film locations.