Tag: Lon Chaney

Tenebrae Factae Sunt

The mighty Fritts organ at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Columbus, Ohio. It may seem odd to look forward to Good Friday with eager anticipation, yet I confess that this is precisely what I have done for the last several years, ever since my brother and I attended our first Office of Tenebrae at St…

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You’ll Die Laughing…Or Not

What was it about these trading cards that made them so irresistible? I grew up calling them Monster Cards, although that is merely a generic description.  Collectors often refer to them as You’ll Die Laughing cards.  That is also incorrect.  For many years, the proper name for this bizarre series eluded me, as I had discarded the colorful..

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