Author Archives: Jefferson Robbins

Before Me

First draft chapter from a novel-in-progress. Setting: Suburban southern Illinois, summer, 1991. Narrator: Sixteen-year-old boy. Before me, my mother and dad were really new at this. Today they make it seem relatively easy. I wasn’t around so I always forget … Continue reading

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Baron Frankenstein’s Christmas Donation

It’s time to tally up sales of my e-book The Curse of Frankenstein: A Dissection. Hey, look at that, we sold 16 downloads in three months! That’s … well, that’s no Cum For Bigfoot, I’ll say that much. But I’m … Continue reading

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A Book Trailer That’s Also A Video

Chapter 5 of The Curse of Frankenstein: A Dissection spins off into its own video essay, just in time for Halloween. There’s something here for horror film fans as well as lovers of fine art — keeping in mind that … Continue reading

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By Its Cover: Ron Evans, Artist

Ron Evans has a ridiculous number of notches in his artistic belt. He created the comic strip Edgar Rue, about a suicide victim who finds himself taking the form of a skull and spinal column afloat in an absurdist afterlife. … Continue reading

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EXCERPT: “The Features Are Not Important.”

(The Curse of Frankenstein [1957] spends a lot of time ruminating about physiognomy. From Chapter 5 of my new e-book The Curse of Frankenstein: A Dissection, available for Kindle.) Victor inspects an eyeball pinched in a forceps, using a magnifying … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN: A DISSECTION on Kindle now

It’s here. Click that link to sample and download The Curse of Frankenstein: A Dissection to your Kindle device, for US$2.99. What is this e-book? It’s a scene-by-scene assessment of the 1957 thriller that launched Hammer Films’ legacy of full-color … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN: A DISSECTION (The Book)

I’d like you to buy my book. Also, I’d like you to help some kids you’ve never met. The Curse of Frankenstein: A Dissection is my e-monograph on the 1957 Hammer Films picture, exploring the themes of queer sexuality in … Continue reading

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