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f rang kuhn stahyn

  • n  an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
  • n  the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
  • n  the fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses
News & Articles

  • ‘Young Frankenstein’ coming to Lincoln Park
    The Lincoln Park Theatre Company is once again preparing for its upcoming musical at Lincoln Park. “Young Frankenstein,” co-directed by Rick Prentice and Ron Soderstrom, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the park.
    June 13, 2013 - The Danville Commercial-News
  • Metal Musical Monster: Landless Theatre Company offers a ''prog-metal opera'' version of ''Frankenstein''
    Stage: ''That's pretty much what we do, a lot of rock operas and rock musicals, anything with a little punch to it,'' says Melissa Baughman of Landless Theatre Company. But Richard Campbell's Frankenstein , the quirky local theater company's latest production, is slightly different still -- and a lot punchier. Frankenstein ''It's a 'prog-metal opera,' which is pretty specific,'' Baughman, the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Metro Weekly
  • Slugabed on Joining Ninja Tune and Releasing a Free New EP
    Approaching production as Dr. Frankenstein would a cadaver, U.K. producer/DJ Greg Feldwick, aka Slugabed, rips apart genres only to stitch them back together. Combining elements of hip-hop, dubs...
    June 13, 2013 - SF Weekly Blogs

  • Desmond Tutu in CNN
    He has, I mean, mutated into something that is quite unbelievable,Tutu said late Tuesday. "He has really turned into a kind of Frankenstein for his people."
  • Alice Cooper in CANOE
    Cooper adds, "I'm looking forward to these concerts with Rob. It's sort of like Dracula vs. Frankenstein, we're like this generation's classic monsters. When we're not onstage frightening audiences, we'll be backstage trying to scare each other."
  • John McCain in Forbes
    My advocacy for less government is the best government,said McCain, 70. "I'm older than dirt and I have more scars than Frankenstein, but I've learned a few things on the way."

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