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Friday, April 30, 2010

Was Shakespeare's Ghost Writer ... Shakespeare?

My introduction to the Shakespeare authorship question was Joseph Sobran's 1997 book, Alias Shakespeare. I don't remember much about the book now - except one of the proposed candidates was Christopher Marlowe, who I remembered as the "great reckoning in a little room" guy from The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull - but I still keep an eye open when stories and theories appear.

Including this April 26 article from CNN:

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Praise for John Bellairs: Hero

Bellairs fan Paul Magrs shares some thoughts about his new hero - and welcome to the world of all things Bellairsian!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

2010 Edward Gorey House Exhibition

The theme of the 2010 exhibition at the Edward Gorey House in Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts is Gorey-illustrated works by other authors. Goreyana blog author Irwin Terry writes he lent a few pieces of original artwork for display [also]:

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Top 10 Favorite Villains

As we prepare for the tenth anniversary of Bellairsia, we’re using our reasonably-new Twitter feed to share some memorable moments and commentary in the form of Top Ten lists.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Ultimate Goose Chase: 30 years without a "Clue"

A few years ago we were revising the Bellairsia website, which meant scanning and creating new images from the television adaptations of The House with a Clock in its Walls and The Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn (we had clearer versions of the programs which meant we could create clearer images for the site). No, the programs are not great and the routine of updating the pictures was not an enjoyable task, either. Still, in watching the programs and examining the pictures we realized there were some exterior shots of the characters in front of houses and parks and a cemetery, among other places.