Monthly Archives: June 2007

Nightmare # 70 – The Crime Scene

…”What have I gotten myself into now?”… Continue reading

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Our Fears – Zombie Nation (1)

We’re afraid of zombies. Or at least peculiarly fascinated with them at the moment. Continue reading

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How to: Spurt Blood

 The website Instructibles features step by step instructions on doing and building all sorts of practical things. But imagine my rapture and bliss when the other day instructions appeared for something both blissfully impractical as well as somewhat nightmare-related.  Follow … Continue reading

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“Evil Dead: The Musical”

Mrs. Gnome and I treked to Toronto last weekend to see “Evil Dead: The Musical.” We had the best seats in the house — centre, just barely behind the “Splatter Zone” — though not far enough to keep us entirely … Continue reading

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Nightmare #69 – Unexpected Embalming

She was treating me like I was dead. Continue reading

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Nightmare #68 – Errands

…I don’t usually have leave that kind of stuff around on the floor… Continue reading

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Other Haunts – “Dismal World” of Real Life Horror

When vampires and werewolves seem a bit stale and tame, check out the catalog of real world horrors at Dismal World.com. Particularly striking is the “Must See” area and in particular “Unforgettable Photos.” There are also competently written essays about … Continue reading

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Other Haunts – The Troubled Tales and Toys of Deanna Molinaro

…Artist Deanna Molinaro dreams up slightly troubling bedtime tales and publishes them both on her website in .pdf format as well as in limited edition hardcopies…. Continue reading

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Other Haunts – Bones Beneath the Funnies

…The artist Michael Paulus has used standard anatomical proportions to sketch out the skeletons that are implied by various classic cartoon characters…. Continue reading

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Nightmare #67 – Protestant Trespass & Stigmata

…Most of the sleeping bags seemed empty but the room was also filled with that hushed sound of slow breathing, like all around us, people were sleeping… Continue reading

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Movie Review – “A Tale of Two Sisters”

…Not a traditional horror film by American standards, the film nonetheless conjures an impressive sense of imminent and inexplicable danger as well as effectively melancholy mood… Continue reading

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Nightmare #66 – Floating, floating

…But we each knew that if we looked out onto the horizon we’d go crazy thinking how far away it was, about how slim our chances of survival were. … Continue reading

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Nightmare #65 – Daylight Ghosts?

…But I saw a shadow — or something — walk in front of a window. .. Continue reading

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Nightmare #63 – Flame-thrower and the Zombie Parade

…But then it occurs to me that some of the folks who are joining our parade don’t look much like survivors. They look more like zombies…. Continue reading

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