Gary Gabelich
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Gary Gabelich

One of my childhood heroes was Gary Gabelich and I always wanted to know more about him.  So, I decided to finally get around to this project and to post the results of my research. Gary Gabelich was born on August 29, 1940 in San Pedro, California although he was of Croatian descent.  He began … Continue reading

In Search of Transylvania’s Vlad Dracula: The Dracula Tour
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In Search of Transylvania’s Vlad Dracula: The Dracula Tour

Fifteenth-century Wallachian prince Vlad Tepes is all too often credited with being Dracula, the vampire-count featured in the classic Gothic horror story Dracula (1897) written by Anglo-Irish novelist Bram Stoker. The association of these two unholy figures – one historical, the other fictitious – is nothing more than a product of popular imagination though. But … Continue reading