Tweet Frankenstein , by Universal and starring Boris Karloff turns 80 this year! Universal released a special 75th anniversary DVD – I wonder if they plan to do the same for the 80th anniversary.

Tweet Sony Pictures is planning a modern day version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This could be really good or really bad. Matthew Tomlach will be producing and the screenplay was written by Craig Fernandez. The film is scheduled to be released in 2013.

Tweet Happy Holidays from Mary Shelley and Frankenstein.

Tweet This list, from Mental Floss, is from a couple of years ago but it contains a wealth of information about Frankenstein in popular culture.

Tweet ThinkGeek has a Mary Shelley and Frankenstein t-shirt for sale in men’s and women’s styles. This is definitely going on my holiday wishlist. I don’t think I’ve seen a Mary Shelley t-shirt before. Her creation, Frankenstein’s monster, seems to be the one with his face plastered all over.

Tweet Open Book Audio recently released a Classics Collection version of Frankenstein, which is read by Matt Armstrong. They are giving away two copies of it and you have until May 17th to enter. This contest, however, is only open to Twitter users, although if you don’t have an account, you can quickly create a […]

Tweet Well, call me clueless. I didn’t even know such a book existed and it’s been out for almost 7 years. I guess that’s what happens when you abandon your research for a decade. I would love to add to my Mary Shelley and Frankenstein collection but it’s bit pricey. Maybe it’s something to save […]

Tweet Frankenstein is such a pervasive cultural icon that stencils of the monster are even used in graffiti. It’s interesting, however, that most people think the monster is called Frankenstein until they see the 1931 film or read the book. Susan Tyler Hitchcock has written a book about the cultural history of Frankenstein, which delves […]

Tweet This Cracked article is from a year ago but I only discovered it this last week. Since it’s Cracked, you have to have a good sense of humor when reading the article 6 Writers Who Accidentally Crapped Out Masterpieces. Mary Shelley is listed as #2 and is the only woman on the list. From […]

Tweet There are a number of Frankenstein related papercrafts available online. The patterns can be downloaded as pdf’s and instructions are included. Macula has a blockhead Frankenstein papercraft model available. Halloween Burg Frankenstein, a German site, offers a realistic Frankenstein mask and One Sheet’s Not Enough has the pattern for another blockhead Frankenstein model. Frankenpaper […]