The Art of Darkness

A Link Dump Named Desire

November 4th, 2016 by Cobwebs

8 Macabre Nonfiction Books to Sink Your Teeth Into This Fall – A small selection of interesting-sounding titles.

11 Questions with Elvira – The AV Club interviews Cassandra Peterson about her new “coffin table” book.

Dead Hearts – Short film about true love between a little boy who wants to be a mortician and a blind kung fu aficionado who loves taxidermy.

Terror-Forming – Interesting article on “fear ecology.”

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge – Urban fantasy in which magic is based on booze, and a group of heroic bartenders fight monsters.

Chronicle Cremation Designs – Company which incorporates a loved one’s ashes into ceramic objects like coffee mugs. There’s an article about them here. (Hat tip to pdq)

The Nightmare Machine – Researchers are trying to teach artificial intelligences how to terrify humans. What could possibly go wrong?

I-Scream Cakes – Cakes depicting horrifyingly accurate human hearts, bloated ticks, brains (with attached spinal cord), and other appetizing things.

Vac-tastic Plastic – Vacuformed wall decorations that look like oversized vintage Halloween masks.

Pensieve Wedding Gift – This is such a creative idea.

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  1. Pixel Pixie Says:

    My thing about food is that it has to taste good. Looking gross for Halloween is great, but if it tastes bad, I’m out. Otherwise, it’s just a weird sculpture.

  2. Mim Says:

    I saw Elvira on Halloween Wars this year – had to check it was deffo her and not an interpreter. She’s ageless!

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