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Monsters Part 5: Godzilla

[Originally posted on SciFi4Me] In our quest to make real-life monsters, we so far have made a vampire, a zombie, and Frankenstein’s monster. The natural next choice to be listed along with these is, of course, Gojira! (That’s Godzilla for all

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Monsters Part 4: Frankenstein’s Monster

[Originally posted on SciFi4Me] In ancient Greek mythology, Prometheus created human beings by forming them out of clay. Although the first known writings about Prometheus were from about the 5th century B.C.E., the idea that the Titan created humans came in

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Monsters Part 3: The Zombie

[Originally posted on SciFi4Me] Many people fear zombies. Not only are there manuals, kits, and other supplies offered to prepare for a zombie apocalypse, some government emergency management agencies are preparing for the same. With the appearance of skin-eating microbes and

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Monsters Part 2: The Vampire

[Originally posted on SciFi4Me] If I were to ask what one of the most common characters in horror films was, what would you say? Yes, the screaming girl, but that’s not what I’m looking for. Or the obligatory “dumb cop”. No,

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Monsters Part 1: What Is A Monster?

[Originally posted on SciFi4Me] What exactly constitutes a monster? From childhood, we often learn to fear monsters, even if we don’t know exactly what they are. Do they live under our beds and in our closets? Do they stalk graveyards looking

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