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Corona, Corona

Corona, Corona

  • February 27, 2020
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Fans of Edgar Allan Poe and Hammer horror films will recall Poe’s tale The Masque of the Red Death, and the Roger Corman remake with Vincent Price as Prince Prospero.   For those who don’t, the story describes the attempts by Prospero and a bunch of panic-stricken and fairly decadent medieval nobles to escape a mysterious...

Ebola, He Come

Ebola, He Come

  • October 15, 2014
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We all have irrational fears of something.  For some of us it might be snakes, spiders or darkness.   For others it will be rats, crowds, heights or open spaces.   What makes these fears irrational is their inability to distinguish between the threat that we carry in our own minds and the reality of the...

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I’m a writer, campaigner and journalist.  My latest book is The Savage Frontier: The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination (New Press/Hurst, 2018).  The Infernal Machine is where I write on politics, history, cinema and other things that interest me.

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