Millennial justice

There's nothing sweeter than poetic justice, and Jamie Lauren Kelles's "Millennial Revenge Fantasy" meets and exceeds Dante for grotesque punishments that perfectly fit the crime. Read the rest

Exotic eyeball jewelry and housewares

Stefano Prima is not content to make rings and stalks sporting everyday taxidermy eyeballs -- rather, his pieces sport fanciful reptile irises, vertical goat-slits, terrifying basilisk pupils and even square pupils. Read the rest

In this elegant ritual horror, giant hornets are everywhere


I love Twine games that are able to create a strong sense of place. Despite being text-only, a beautiful typeface and atmospheric, well-selected words go beyond 'choosing your own adventure', to navigating vivid interconnected chambers. Kitty Horrorshow's strange, oddly-lovely Hornets is vivid, all right. Read the rest

Stephen King versus Maine's lying governor

Maine's Tea Party Governor Paul LePage (R) has doubled down on his lie that Stephen King left Maine to avoid paying income tax; King is a proud taxpayer who views "taxes as a way of paying back the state that has given us so much." Read the rest

Alternate universe, Star-Wars scale Cthulhu action figures

Warpo's amazing, Kickstarted alternate-universe Cthulhu action figures have been reality for some months now, but now they're objects of commerce: $20 each at Thinkgeek. Read the rest

Nightmare fuel Trix ad

1940s, before the rabbit got in on the act [Vintage Ads] Read the rest

Eutopia: horror novel about Lovecraftian racism

David Nickle's horror novel Eutopia confronts the racial overtones of Lovecraftian fiction head on, revealing a terrifying story of the American eugenics movement and the brutality underbelly of utopianism.

Noir and horror for your kindergartner

Caldecott winner Jon Klassen, is one of the most respected and beloved contemporary children's book authors and illustrators. Kids love him—and adults do, too. Read the rest

Horrifying knit goods

Brooklyn's Knitrocious creates nightmarish knit goods, such as the goat balaclava and the horror clown balaclava. Read the rest

Jews vs zombies and aliens vs sexual abuse

Lavie Tidhar writes, "Jews vs Zombies and Jews vs Aliens will be published as e-book originals on March 19th, and are currently available for pre-orders (a limited paperback will follow)." Read the rest

The Babadook - the horrror flick that's on iTunes and in your nightmares

The Babadook is a forthcoming Australian horror movie that avoids the usual production clichés in favor of a literary sense of dread.

There's no gore, no loud, startling soundtrack, and there's no serial killers hiding in the corners of this horror flick. There's just an exhausted single mother living with her difficult son. Which is why this movie is so scary. Read the rest

Charles Addams, uncredited co-creator of the Haunted Mansion

Ken Anderson, Marc Davis and the other Imagineers who created Disney's Haunted Mansion were clearly influenced by Charles "Addams Family" Addams's cartoons, but until I read this amazing post on Long Forgotten, I had no idea how much influence he exerted on them. Read the rest

Vintage Monster Valentines

In 1966, Topps issued a series of "Frankenstein Valentine Stickers" that have only improved with age. Read the rest

Disembodied facial-feature candles

London-based Uncanny Art Shop makes realistic-looking candles containing disembodied facial features, some contorted in agonized rictii: there's a male mouth, two female mouths and a pair of ears on a featureless head. Read the rest

Chest-burster Creme Egg

A seasonal Alien treat.

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