Tag: Horror

The THING!

Oopsie!

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.

Turn to the Left

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

Santa’s Strange Appetite

HO-HO-HO  no.

Rat Dance

Even rats like to dance.

Skeleton Dreams

What do skeletons dream about when Halloween has passed? A Night on Bald Mountain parade of damned souls and evil witches, of course!  

Worldbuilding Wednesday 10/30/19: Witches!

Witches are a staple of fantasy and horror fiction. In their broad definition, they mean any kind of magic-using female. But for this list I’m going to use a more narrow definition: the Halloween type of witch, evil, cackling, out to do no good. The kind that brews potions in a big black cauldron and …

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