The Art of Darkness

Hedwig and the Angry Link Dump

May 15th, 2015 by Cobwebs

The Enchanted Forest Chronicles – Series of YA novels about Cimorene, a princess who refuses to be proper, and her adventures amongst the dragons.

Confessions of an Idiom – Cute little animated short involving a power struggle between the skeleton in the closet confronts the elephant in the room.

When Disney Scared Us – Nerdist has a roundup of films that Disney “would rather forget.” I’ll ditto their inclusion of The Black Hole on this list; ten-year-old me is still scarred.

Cute Pet Rat Photos – Rats are second only to bats in the “underappreciated adorable mammal” category.

10 Best Southern Gothic Books – An interesting roundup.

Cruchley’s Pocket Map of London – Zoomable image of an 1849 map of London.

Welcome to Night Vale – The podcast has spawned a novel.

Scott Bisson – Artist who creates gorgeous glass creatures such as squid, anglerfish, and lizards. More pictures and prices are available in the gallery here.

Jane Eyre, Or: The Bride of Edward ‘Crazypants’ Rochester – “Suddenly, typhus!”

Junk Food Repackaged for Hipsters – Artist Dan Meth redesigned the packaging for various American junk foods to look like premium artisanal products. He did a really good job.

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6 Responses

  1. Laurie Brown Says:

    Love the artisanal junk foods, but they need some bullshit about how they are handmade from super special ingredients!

  2. xJane Says:

    1. Escape/Return to Witch Mountain was amazing!!
    2. Something Wicked This Way Comes was Disney?!
    3. Return to Oz definitely gave me nightmares. So I decided to read the book…
    4. the Black Cauldron was my jam!!

    Where is everyone getting all these adorable tiny teddy bears?!

    Well. That will be useful the next time I’m trapped in London in 1849. (You’d be surprised how often that happens…)

  3. Sisifo Says:

    I hate Twinkies, but that box is sooo pretty.

  4. Devries Says:

    The map photo brings back such memories

  5. Devries Says:

    HellRaser was also made by BonaVista an off shoot of Disney

  6. Mim Says:

    Those ratties! They are just adorable. I wonder if I can borrow Fat Charlie off my friend for a photoshoot…

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