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Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula

Horror Movies for People Who Don't Like Horror Movies

Halloween is almost here, but for those of us who don't like scary movies, it can be a little tough to get in the spooky spirit. But never fear! Here are some excellent horror movies to get you ready for all sorts of tricks and treats.

The Female Brain

Welcome to Shocktober! (Thunder crashes) Today for your horrific pleasure, I bring you – THE FEMALE BRAIN! (Bwa-ha-ha)

1989 SFoB poster

Southern Festival of Books returns to NPL for 30th Anniversary

Every October, the Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word, turns our “it city” into “lit city.” With three days of thoughtful, exciting programming, this event has long been a fall-time favorite, appealing to more than just bookworms. I investigated the roots of this community-building festival using primary and secondary sources from NPL Special Collections.

The October Country

The October Country

“...that country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay.”

Green film box

Film Preservation in Metro Archives: New Equipment

It’s here! It’s here! The wait is finally over. Our new equipment has been unboxed and put together!

This is post #4 in our series documenting the Metro Archives’ Audiovisual Conservation Center’s Film Conservation Project, and boy are we pumped to share the details of our new film inspecting equipment!

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