Halloween Special

First, a few words of introduction.  The original edition of my Ranto page happened to include a passing reference to Hammer Horror movies (as a natural context for the imperative of the verb “to live”), which I was surprised to discover attracted a stream of complaints from Esperantists.  What were they being so touchy about?  Well, it didn't take me long to deduce the HIDEOUS SECRET they were so desperate to suppress… [images hyperlinked for the convenience of low‐end browsers]

[BORED BY HIS DAY JOB] [DR LAZARUS LEADS A DOUBLE LIFE, BUILDING HIS…] [LINGUA FRANKENSTEIN!] [HIS CREATION GOES ON THE RAMPAGE…] [NEXT WEEK'S DOUBLE FEATURE]

To avoid any charges that this page presents a somehow jaundiced view of matters, I suppose I'd better set the record straight by including some historical footnotes.