Greco's Ghosts

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Horror in October Part Two: Fava Beans and a Nice Chianti

Here we are at mid-October, and The Silence of the Lambs was on TV yesterday. This is about to take a turn to the freakiest. Cannibalism is the most unthinkable … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Did You Bury Your Sardine? It’s Lent People!

Carnival, carne vale in Latin, means “farewell to meat.” We recently¬†celebrated Carnival/Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras. We engorged ourselves on greasy meats, King cakes, paczkis and other empty carbs, perhaps even a … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Horror in October Part Four: It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble…¬† The famous witches mantra in Shakespeare’s Macbeth still comes to mind when bringing up that quintessential antagonist of All Hallow’s … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

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