Morticia A. Addams (née Frump) is the fictional matriarch of “The Addams Family“, created by cartoonist Charles Addams and based on his first wife Barbara (who became the second wife of John Hersey, a colleague at The New Yorker and the author of Hiroshima).
We decided to start Halloween earlier and bring back to life the amazing horror art of 80s and 90s.
Here is the queen of scream: VAMPIRA!
The idea for the Vampira character was born in 1953 when Maila Nurmi attended choreographer Lester Horton’s annual Bal Caribe Masquerade in a costume inspired by Morticia Addams in The New Yorker cartoons of Charles Addams. Her appearance with pale white skin and tight black dress caught the attention of television producer Hunt Stromberg, Jr. (1923–86), who wanted to hire her to host horror movies on the Los Angeles television station KABC-TV, but Stromberg had no idea how to contact her. He finally got her phone number from Rudi Gernreich, later famed as the designer of the topless swimsuit. The name Vampira was the invention of Nurmi’s husband, Dean Riesner. Nurmi’s characterization was influenced by the Dragon Lady from the comic strip Terry and the Pirates and the evil queen from Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
We are people like you and we want to read about our favorite topics but we didn’t find it anywhere or found just 2 or 3 lines about a subject that you can write pages! So we though that is time to make a website where everyone can read about the “underground” things that media don’t care but you do.
Get ready to read about your favorite not-so-popular actor/actress, singer, band, cartoon, book, author, animal etc.!
Comment bellow and tell us what are your favorite things that media don’t care about!