Friday, August 22, 2014

Coffee Table Books

The Devil in Design: The Krampus Postcards

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The Devil in Design is a fascinating, full-color compendium of extremely rare, late 19th and early 20th-century Krampus postcards. This is a fascinating collection of vintage Christmas cards for misbehaved children.

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Whereas Saint Nicholas would reward children who had been good all year with treats, those that had been disobedient were paid a visit by…

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Old vs. New: Horror Movie Posters Face-Off #6

Old vs. New: Horror Movie Posters Face-Off #6

A horror movie remake, means only one thing, and that is BUSINESS. There have been some great horror remakes made over the years, but for the majority, they are nothing but a pale imitation of the original. But what about their poster art? Which one do you prefer?

The Blob

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Silent Night

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House of Wax

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Toolbox Murders

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The Fog

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Animated Short – “Crooked Rot” (2008)

This video by David Firth was an experiment in stop motion photography and the result is a spine-tingling mess of mannequins, pig heads, scratchy footage and rubber hands.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Skull Illusions by Tom French

Skull Illusions by Tom French

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Born in 1982, Tom French grew up in Newcastle Upon Tyne, North East England. His works are predominantly figurative. He carefully combines detailed photorealism with strong elements of abstraction and surrealism, focusing on the reflection of the conscious and subconscious mind.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Short Horror – “Vessel”

The story focuses on Liberty Airlines’ Flight 298 and its passengers. Shortly after takeoff, the passengers encounter an otherworldly force and are thrown into a fight for their lives!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Surreal Vision of Roberto Kusterle

The Surreal Vision of Roberto Kusterle

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Roberto Kusterlewas born in Gorizia (Italy). At the end of the 80’s, his interest in photography begins, focusing in a research of the human representation in connection with nature around it. The images of the themes tackled tell us about a unique time where separations between dreams, reality, Men and animal melt down and uprise into a form of tight cohabitation thus transforming vital energy…

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Monday, August 11, 2014

The Worst Book Titles Ever #3

The Worst Book Titles Ever #3

We have been told not to judge a book by its cover, but sometimes we just look back at a book cover and wonder what on earth were they thinking???

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Coffee Table Books

The Book of Joe: The Art of Joe Coleman

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Visionary apocalyptic painter Joe Coleman explores in excruciating detail his fascination with the junctions between saint and sinner, sacred and profane, holy and horrifying, as shown in this book’s full-color plates.
An impressive 224-page 10.5”x12” art catalog with essays by Asia Argento, Jack Sargeant, Anthony Haden-Guest, and Rebecca Leib.

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Coming Soon…

Housebound In Theaters October 17th, 2014 Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Terrifying Children’s Books

Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffman (1985)

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Struwwelpeter, or Shock-headed Peter was written by a psychiatrist named Heinrich Hoffman for his three-year-old son when Hoffman decided that most of the books available for that age range were too sentimental. The book comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous…

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