Doesn't this supposedly whimsical and charming kids' fantasy illustration show undertones of weird horror? An obscene alien monster keeps a human female slave..... Shades of Jabba the Hutt and Slavegirl Leia!
Do we try to make amends for creating occasional incidents of reader dissatisfaction here at Weird Universe? Of course we do! For all those unamused and/or bored by the "Happy Hunter" post, here's your supplemental dose of excitement for today.
Remember the episode of The Simpsons where dolphins learned to walk on their tails and invaded the land? It's coming true, as you can see from the second picture in this post. Read the horrifying details here.
Humphrey Bogart regarded this as his biggest dog of a film. He plays a mad scientist who went to the electric chair, died, was revived with "synthetic blood," then had to subsist by draining the blood of others.
And here's the weirdest thing: almost every scene in this trailer is an outtake, not seen in the actual film! I wonder if viewers of the era felt ripped off.
I'm not sure what the impetus was for this brainstorm, but the letter writer has confessed to sticking a tiny chick into a jar through a small hole, then letting the chick grow to adult size totally within the confinement.