Category Archives: New York City

Church cemetery

As a kid I watched the Gothic soap opera Dark Shadows daily and, like many, was obsessed with Barnabas Collins, the resident Gentleman Vampire. In this video, actor Jonathan Frid, known for his role as Barnabas Collins, narrates verse in … Continue reading

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What the Hell Am I Doing Here?

Shortly before Halloween 2017, I took a little bit of video in midtown Manhattan near Macy’s and Herald Square, right on the border of Koreatown.  It was a crowded rush-hour time of day on a Friday. I set the short … Continue reading

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Following Lovecraft

On a narrow tree-lined street in Brooklyn, at a residential corner a block away from a main thoroughfare, is a building where famed American writer of horror fiction H.P. Lovecraft resided for a short time in the mid-1920s.  This was … Continue reading

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Visions of Christmas

I’ve put together a couple of videos set to pretty holiday music and tossed them up on YouTube: here (an old-fashioned Perry Como take on a familiar tune set amidst a display at a doughnut shop) and… here (another visit … Continue reading

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Oculus at the World Trade Center

I’ve been absent for a couple of months but will be posting again soon. Stay tuned. In the meantime, a video:  The World Trade Center has been rebuilt (and continues to be), and it is now a massive transportation hub … Continue reading

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Morgan Library video montage

Addendum to last week’s post about the Morgan Library:  I’ve created a short video, now uploaded to the YouTube channel. View it here.  

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A voyage through time

Blood red walls.  Long, deep crimson curtains draped from high above. Vintage portraits of subjects in severe poses. Black alabaster statues of Grecian figures. Spot-lit corners. Sounds like it could be a Gothic castle in the hinterlands of eastern Europe. … Continue reading

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