Monthly Archives: November 2012

The After Lives of Everest Climbers

We all know about tombstones used as markers as to the location of dead bodies, but the Smithsonian tells the tale of bodies themselves used as location markers. Several stories in fact. How does this make sense? In the rarefied … Continue reading

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Nightmare #324 – Midnight Snack

(Male, 40’s) A seriously twisted night of dreams. I was inside some kind of a cabin or rustic building. There were floor to ceiling picture windows that looked out on trees and a leaf- strewn lawn. I watched a good … Continue reading

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Movies: “Daycare for Special Children”

I’ve said it before but it bears repeating: I think humor mixed with horror should be in the same proportion as vermouth to vodka in a perfect martini, that is, just the barest hint. HOWEVER, this adorable profile of a … Continue reading

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Movies: British Horror Short Maker “Bloody Cuts”

Thanks to io9 for tipping me off to Bloody Cuts, a producer of high quality, short horror films. They’ve got a good handful of films created and posted so far and thematically they run the gamut from urban folk-horror to … Continue reading

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Movie – “Hominid” – Humanoid Skeletons in Creepy Crawlers

Double plus good, eh? Classy AND creepy. The character design is great even on its own as it whimiscally re-imagines the inner structures of various creatures as if they all possessed human-like skeletal structures. Then there’s the effective choice to … Continue reading

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Nightmare #323 – Kill the Cop-Baby

(Female, 30’s) My friend Mike was in trouble with the cops. I didn’t know what he’d done, but Mike told me they were going to arrest him and kill him. The cops came to get him, but they had a … Continue reading

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Community Theatre Produces “Night of the Living Dead”

Last night, Elsa, Eyegore and myself settled into the seats of a community theatre and were treated to an evening of flesh-eating ghouls. I, for one, had an ABSOLUTE BLAST! The Dearborn Heights Civic Theatre just finished their run of … Continue reading

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Movies: “Stake Land (2010)” – Gorgeous Vampire Apocalypse

“Stake Land” hit me like a hammer of wonderful. I was not expecting to love it. Any hopes I had for the end of the world soured months ago and I officially declared the apocalypse so “yesterday” However, this indie … Continue reading

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“Rot” – Stop Motion Decomposition Short

This little video gem popped up around the web (io9.com, boingboing.net, etc) but I loved it so much I just had to share it here too. Double plus good, eh? It’s the proper length, not too long, not too short. … Continue reading

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A perfect gift

If you love someone, give him a skull… to add to his skull collection. This festive token came from Courage My Love, a great vintage and clothing store in Toronto. A perfect way to say Feliz Dia de los Muertos!

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