Category: Horror

Soft Dissection

Artist Sabine Feliciano’s fabric rendition of a biology lesson.

Give me a call.

Alfred Hitchcock in a publicity shot for Dial M for Murder, 1950  

COVID-19

Are you wearing yours?

Medusa’s Playhouse

“Pay me a visit,” Medusa said. “We’ll get stoned together.”

Hand of Glory

The Hand of Glory, made from the preserved hand of a man hanged for murder, was a potent magical item. Coated in the deceased’s body fat, with a wick made of his hair, it was said to unlock all doors.  

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.