Monthly Archives: August 2008

Movies: Slick Claymation Zombies

Stop motion animation of any kind is a labor of love. Sure, computers have made some aspects slightly less tedious but the technique still involves taking hundreds of pictures and moving figures thousands of times. So even on a merely … Continue reading

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Nightmare #176 – The Stone Vampires

“… We’d rush over and would discover a mutilated corpse…” Continue reading

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Nightmare #175 – Creatures in the Basement

“…My buddy and I go down to the basement and Gramma locks us in.” Continue reading

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Nightmare #174 – Co-worker’s Dogs

“That just makes ’em angry.” Continue reading

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Nightmare #173 – Scheming Aliens and a Giant Monster

“…Each one of the fleet of alien spaceships had carried a different part of this huge monster…” Continue reading

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Papercraft – Slick Vampires and Monster Portraits

I thought my eyes were wrung out and weary of smooth, digital illustration but perhaps I was only irritated that so much of it fixates on happy-puppy subject matter. Check out these pieces by Etsy.com artist Goobeetsa. The Medusa is … Continue reading

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Real Fear – “I’m Not Dead Yet!”

This cheery little news bit from the BBC reports that persons in at least FIVE British hospitals have been wrongly certified as dead. We’re not talking about Victorian England; one of these cases dates from 1996. I’m tempted to make … Continue reading

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Nightmare #172 – The Interrupted Murder

(Male, 40’s) This nightmare made me sick to my stomach when I was in the dream, when I woke from it and again now when I’m trying to write it down. It’s the worst nightmare I’ve had maybe ever. It … Continue reading

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