More than 40 years before True Blood
made angst-ridden vampires the hot new thing, there was a wicked little afternoon soap called Dark Shadows
. At its center was
Barnabas Collins, a brooding bloodsucker played with equal parts torment and relish by Jonathan Frid
, and if you were an offbeat kid in the late 1960s there's a good chance you raced home from school to watch it. Tim Burton
, the acclaimed director, was one of those ...