Monthly Archives: September 2013

Party like Poe (& Corman) at “Masquerade of the Red Death”

We at the DailyNightmare go ga-ga for Roger Corman‘s lush 60’s adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe‘s stories, and “Masque of the Red Death (1964)” is one of the more lurid and fantastic in the series. So imagine our DELIGHT to … Continue reading

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Creepy Art at the Ugly Mug, Ypsi and Three Corpse Circus

Gracing the lobby of the Michigan Theatre at last night’s Three Corpse Circus was a collection of creepy art. The photos here don’t do it justice but if you missed it at the screening, the work will be up all … Continue reading

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Winner of First Annual “Impy” for Short Form Cinematic Horror: “Other”

Let the joyous news be spread: “Other” by Daniel Delpurgatorio takes home the first annual “Impy,” the DailyNightmare prize for Midwest Snob Horror selected from short films screened at Three Corpse Circus. The 9″ award statue and CASH prize are … Continue reading

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Dogman Legend update

The Grand Haven Tribune posts this update about ongoing Dogman sightings. As a part-time lycanthrope myself, I take more than a passing interest in the “Dogman” legend… but I’m stuck on the NAME of the guy who wrote this article: … Continue reading

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Noshing and Hobnobbing with the Three Corpses

Tonight at Lena, in downtown Ann Arbor, the editorial board of the DailyNightmare had a serious sit-down with seven of the Corpses behind The Three Corpse Circus. Over plantain and blackberry infused liquor, we plotted the future, mused about world … Continue reading

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Bug du Jour: Battle Cricket

“When King Abimelech made war on the Martians, he based his strategy on the one liability these swollen-headed aliens possessed: their intellects. Instead of attacking supply lines as he had with the round-bellied Venusians, he targeted their libraries. The royal … Continue reading

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Bug du Jour: Lemon Pepper Spider

“The children squealed with delight to find the hairy Wolf Spider sunning itself on the barn door. They’d been ever so hungry all summer long and harvest seemed ever so far away. They trapped it under a milk pail and … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Dark Clowns

Dig this Smithsonian article that traces the dark side of Clowns. These darker, non-comedic or even anti-comedic elements have been an intrinsic part of clown lore, at least since Grimaldi (1778 – 1837) — whom the article’s author likens to … Continue reading

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Nightmare #342: Keep swimming

(Female, 30’s) In this dream I remember swimming along the shoreline near the beach. I tried to leave the water but I had fins and kept getting dragged back into it. I wanted to be back on the land but … Continue reading

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Bug du Jour: “Creepy Beetle”

“Egmont woke from a dead sleep at the sound of a heavy thump. He bolted upright in bed. His ears hungry for sound detected just the normal night sounds of summer. Yet Egmont knew in his heart that something else … Continue reading

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Motor City Haunt Club HAUNTED GARAGE SALE

‘Tis nearly the season for scary fun and the Haunted Garage Sale, Saturday, September 7, is a great place to pick up new or gently used haunting gear. Located at the Halloween Bazaar, 50 North Grosbeck in Mount Clemens, the … Continue reading

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