The Art of Darkness

The Texas Link Dump Massacre

June 27th, 2014 by Cobwebs

NailSpin – Etsy store specializing in nail decals, including some neat spooky designs like vintage movie monsters and Poe. (via Spooky Moon)

Legends of Cthulhu – This Kickstarted set of retro-look Lovecraftian action figures is marvelous.

Online Papier Mache Workshops – Scott Stoll, papier mache artist extraordinaire, is offering an online course (he also teaches a meatspace class in Michigan).

White Lines on a Green Field – Fun “magical realism” short by Catherynne M. Valente. (Hat tip to Sisifo)

As You Wish – Cary Elwes has published a book about the making of The Princess Bride.

Dracula Untold – Upcoming movie exploring Dracula’s backstory.

Spider Dance – Ballet dancer Milena Sidorova “becomes” a spider.

Digital Periodicals – Hic Dragones is releasing old penny dreadfuls like Varney the Vampyre as serialized e-books.

Things to Do with Cremains – List of unusual things to do with someone’s ashes besides just sticking ’em in an urn.

Warning: Possible Goth Triggers – A Tumblr of goth wonderfulness. This one made me giggle. (via Pixel Pixie)

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  1. Pixel Pixie Says:

    Turning grandma’s remains into a ring gives a whole new meaning to “family heirloom”.

  2. xJane Says:

    He didn’t fall victim to drugs and STDs? Inconceivable! (No really, I’m glad that Cary Elwes has survived Hollywood—and I will have to read this.)

    Eh. I was with her until she stood up. I prefer this spider (at least her costume, which I can never find a photo of!!).

    Digital Periodicals is the perfect use of my ereader’s email-stuff-directly-to-me function.

    I totally want to turn my dead loved ones into diamonds. Ethical if not technically non-blood diamonds. Although those trees are intriguing.

    I love the thought of random trigger warnings. Trigger warning: hilarious! Trigger warning: food! Trigger warning: holocaust. Oh wait, that one might work.

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