Category: Horror

To Sleep with the Angels
[Reading Challenge 2020]

To Sleep with the Angels by David Cowan and John Kuenster Ivan R. Dee, 1996 [Challenge # 47 : Nonfiction on any subject.] The 1958 Our Lady of the Angels Catholic school fire traumatized a generation of Catholic schoolchildren. To Sleep with the Angels: The Story of a Fire, by David Cowan and John Kuenster, …

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Worldbuilding Wednesday 3/11/20: Vampire Novels

Here’s the book that started the erotic vampire story trend. Released in 1994, at the height of the Splatterpunk trend, Love in Vein mixed vampires and sex in a new, explicitly adult way. Featuring fantasy and horror heavyweights like Kathe Koja, Gene Wolfe, and Charles de Lint, with an opening essay by Poppy Z. Brite …

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Well Suited for a Fetish

What was this nightmarish latched rubber bodysuit used for? Whatever it was, it’s been junked and forgotten.

Sigue Sigue

This charming picture of Russian village life turns into a nightmare when you notice the burning figure in the background.

King Death

Classic.

Go away, don’t bug me.

Artwork by Dan Hillier

Rubber

The industrialized world depended on rubber once. There was rubber everywhere. But then, one day, it came to life.

A Heart-shaped Face

Mural in Lima, Peru.  

The Suitor

Apparantly he was a cold fish. (Artwork by Randy Mora)

Turn to the Left

FASHION! Turn to the left… no, right… aw hell with it.