Dracula (1931) Analysis, Part 6

A heatwave moved right into town last week/she came from the island of Martinique/the can can she dances will make you fry/the can can is really the reason why/we’re having a heat wave/a tropical heatwave/the temperature’s rising/it isn’t surprising…

Okay, that had nothing to do with Dracula (1931) or Dr. Abraham van Helsing. It does, however, have everything to do with the fact that it’s finally hot enough to continue writing in this Godzilla-forsaken place!

So join me under the cut for the most famous doctor in all of vampire-dom!

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The Problem With Dracula, Or How To Incorporate The World’s Most Famous Vampire Into Your Mythos

Good day everybody! I realize that I’ve been on hiatus for a while, but I’m back! And this time, I want to take you on a small behind the scenes look at some of the development of The Standard Tech Case.

Specifically, I want to talk about Dracula. The novel. The myth. The legend. The book with probably the worst adaptations ever made, or at least the largest number of bad adaptations ever made. And how I struggled to incorporate it into my Shadowed Universe.

Join me under the cut!

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