Category:
Horror

Pussy Katnip

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Gaze upon the horrific, accursed thing that is Pussy Katnip, and tremble in fear.

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And what the hell is going on with these "doggy style" pals of hers?

I am unable to learn anything about the genius of "Len Short," her creator. If any WU-vie can help, please do not hesitate.

Original comic here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Sep 26, 2013 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Dreams and Nightmares, Freaks, Oddities, Quirks of Nature, Horror, Comics, 1940s

The Finishing Line

A horror classic from 1977, made as a British Public Information film to warn kids not to play on railway tracks.

Posted By: Alex - Thu Aug 29, 2013 - Comments (7)
Category: Horror, 1970s

The Brainiac



If you enjoy the trailer for this 1962 Mexican horror film involving brain-eating, watch the full version below.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Aug 10, 2013 - Comments (2)
Category: Horror, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Movies, 1960s

The Herriges Horror

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. Human nature, good or evil, is invariant.

Read the whole story here, in a small book from 1870.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jun 19, 2013 - Comments (2)
Category: Crime, Family, Horror, Nineteenth Century

Batbaby

Posted By: Paul - Fri Apr 12, 2013 - Comments (5)
Category: Animals, Death, Horror, Humor, Parody, Music, Fictional Monsters

Captain Kronos



The Captain's "flesh-colored" tights often make him appear bare-legged in a tunic miniskirt, especially in that scene when he's on horseback.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Jan 20, 2013 - Comments (2)
Category: Horror, Movies, Superstition, 1970s, Fictional Monsters

Frog Stores

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This lurid, almost Lovecraftian corporate icon could be found in the year 1950 in Chuck Shepherd's own Florida stomping grounds. Proof that even 60-some years ago, the F-State was weird.

This link will take you close to the original ad, but you will have to scroll right for another page or so.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Jul 29, 2012 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Products, Retailing, Horror, 1950s

Vegeterrible

Vegeterrible from The Animation Workshop on Vimeo.



That's a mighty big fridge interior.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Jul 20, 2012 - Comments (5)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Horror, Vegetables, Cartoons

The Master’s Voice

The Master's Voice from Guilherme Marcondes on Vimeo.



Posted By: Paul - Sat Jun 30, 2012 - Comments (5)
Category: Horror, Movies, Surrealism, Science Fiction

Whitby Goths



A more recent report and video here.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Apr 30, 2012 - Comments (2)
Category: Fashion, Horror, Literature, Subcultures, Europe

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