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Killer Link Dumps From Outer Space

March 3rd, 2017 by Cobwebs

The Widow’s Jar – Amazingly detailed automaton by Thomas Kuntz. Slightly NSFW. (via Poopisan)

I Love Bat Cookies – Adorable bat-themed cookies, with some proceeds going to help bat conservation.

Vlad – This made me laugh entirely too hard.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Merchandise – To celebrate the upcoming 20th(!!!) anniversary of Buffy, YahooTV has a look at some clothing and other merch. (Oh god I feel old.)

Aethiocarenus burmanicus – This Cretaceous insect is described by Gizmodo as “Quite Possibly the Ugliest Bug Ever Found Trapped in Amber.” I think it looks more like it was drawn by Edward Gorey.

The Tea Dragon Society – A sweet, serene little webcomic about tea dragons. (Which makes sense in context I swear.)

Each night Father fills me with dread – I don’t know where this poem/illustration is from, but I dig it.

Felted Anatomical Specimens – Artist Lana Crooks makes amazingly-detailed anatomical specimens out of silk and wool. (Hat tip to pdq)

Pojo’s Pure Vermont Soap – They sell “normal” soap like goat milk and honey…and also Garlic & Holy Water Vampire Repelling Soap, Silver & Holy Water Werewolf Repelling Soap, zombie-themed SOAPOCALYPSE and some other weird stuff. The vampire soap comes with a money-back guarantee if you’re attacked by a vampire, so there’s that.

The Big Scary Show – Podcast for fans of the “big three ‘H’s (Halloween, Horror, and Haunted Houses).”

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7 Responses

  1. KG Says:

    Wow, some amazing automatons by Thomas Kuntz. Check out “The Alchemyst’s Clocktower”

  2. Saint Vladislav Says:

    I’m not 100% sure, but the ‘Each night Father fills me with dread’ looks similar to some other illustrations I’ve seen from either Edward Gorey’s “Amphigorey” or “The Listing Attic”.

  3. Devries Says:

    Just wait till Vlad learns to roast them on a stick. That will change history

  4. Devries Says:

    Zombie scented Soap and Bath Salts are NOT a good combination
    Especially in Florida

  5. Devries Says:

    Daddy there is a giant spider under my bed.
    We know Jenny, We promised you to him. Good night now dear.

  6. Devries Says:

    I found and interesting and rather cute vicious Cretaceous creature, neither shrimp nor insect. It had 4 segmented eyes and no mouth parts,. It fed by viciously impailing its prey with sharp harpoom like structures in all eights of it’s legs and pumping in a highly nerotoxic venum laced with strong digestine enzimes and sucking out the liquified tissues through it’s feet. It was a sea dwelling ambush killer. Ill see if i can find it

  7. Mim Says:

    Garlic soap? NEVER GET A DATE AGAIN!

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