In Alpine countries, kids are told that good behavior will be rewarded by a visit from St. Nicholas. Bad behavior, on the other hand, could result in a visit from Krampus. At best, Krampus will swat children with a ruten branch; at worst, he'll stuff 'em in a sack and drag them... someplace. Krampus is said to be on…
Chapel of Gore & Psychosis: The Grand Guignol Theatre
Jack Hunter's Chapel of Gore & Psychosis is a history of the Grand Guignol, the Parisian theater notorious for its gory, macabre plays. The theater, which was open from 1897 to 1962, was Saw and Hostel decades ahead of schedule. At the…
Zombie Holocaust: How the Living Dead Devoured Pop Culture
Plexus Publishing, 2009
As if we needed any more proof that zombies have infiltrated the mainstream, I recently saw this crane game full of Walking Dead plush toys. The photos are real so I'll let 'em speak for themselves.