love after death

October 7, 2009

Haunted by Love

Haunting fascinates us as a culture. While we are not focused on death as keenly as say the ancient Egyptians, I could argue that modern American culture is very focused on the supernatural aspects of death as it relates to specters, haunting, poltergeists and more. We want to know, unquestioningly, that something is on the other side of death. That death is not ‘the end’. Consider for a moment in the The Mummy starring Arnold Vosloo, Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Vosloo’s Imhotep suffered a hideous fate as he battled death to restore his lover to life. He used the […]