Animals Archives - Margolin & Lawrence
April 11, 2021
wise owl sees it all

The Wise Owl Sees It All

In a laboratory at Johns Hopkins run by Shreesh Mysore thirty wise and innocent barn owls have not been able to speak for themselves but have been “held captive and tortured” and subsequently killed in “brutal brain experiments”. 
February 24, 2021
Bela Lagosi in Dracula (1931)

Vampires: Sex, Death, & Suck ‘n’ Blood

Vampires – immortal, seductive, pale, garlic hating blood suckers who transform into bats… night stalking monsters that prey on our deepest fears, dwelling in the margin between life and death.
February 13, 2021
sweetie dog

Meet Sweetie: Our Valentine Sweetheart

Sweetie is a very special guest featured in today's column. She is a member of the Dark Matters founding family and quite beloved by all 2 and 4 legged creatures and possibly no legged creatures - as in those that swim in tanks. 
February 11, 2021
bigfoot

Where are the Wild Things?

The film shows a large, hairy, bipedal creature walking across the riverbank before turning towards the camera, in frame 352 - the iconic image of Bigfoot. However, the story of Bigfoot didn’t start there. Legend of the creature has existed for years across cultures and continents.
January 29, 2021
pets are people too

Pets are People, Too

"Every year in the United States, approximately 733,000 shelter animals are euthanized (approximately 40% dogs and 60% cats)."  This is good news. If you can believe it.