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This Artist’s Humongous Graffiti Spider is Horrifyingly Awesome

Attention arachnophobes: you might want to steer clear of this article (sorry about the lead image, but we have serious reporting to do here). All others: you’re in for some of the coolest, most insanely amazing monster street art you’ve ever seen. Portuguese artist Sergio Odeith has mastered the technique of painting murals that employ […]

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Watch the “Faceshopping” Video That’s Terrifying Viewers Worldwide

I can’t recall sharing a music video this deranged since Valentino Khan’s “Deep Down Low” unleashed Hentai tentacles from the eye-sockets of restaurant patrons [watch it here if you don’t mind tripping balls for a few minutes]. The latest visual project from DJ, producer and electro-pop artist SOPHIE (who co-directed with Aaron Chan), FACESHOPPING is […]

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Watch the Bizarre, Disturbing Short Film “I Am Your Grandma”

Miami-based multimedia artist Jillian Mayer has unveiled many intriguing and provocative pieces over the past decade, and her visual works have screened at Sundance, SXSW and the New York Film Festival… but arguably none of them has made a stronger impression on worldwide viewers than her surreal one-minute short “I Am Your Grandma.” Presented like […]

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This Artist Submerged a Life-Size Jason Voorhees in a Minnesota Lake [VIDEO]

There are FRIDAY THE 13TH fans, and there are FRIDAY THE 13TH super-fans… and I think it’s safe to say artist and scuba-diver Curtis Lahr falls solidly into the latter category. Over four years ago, Lahr built a full-size, lovingly detailed statue of Jason Voorhees and anchored it to the bottom of a flooded former […]

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Horror Artist Profile: Jenny Parks and Pop Culture Cats

Love cats and horror movies? Artist Jenny Parks has found a niche creating pop culture cat art. She began making a living with her fuzzy creations after drawing a line of STAR TREK cats and then expanded into everything from STAR WARS, to DR WHO, to a variety of horror properties. She currently resides in Colorado, but you can find […]

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Dia de los Muertos Meets Lowbrow: The Unique Art of David Lozeau

A few weeks ago at Phoenix Comic Con, I was walking through the aisles of art, when something caught my eye. It was a booth full of skeleton art. Some were comedic, some somber, some colorful and vibrant, and some more sinister and dark. But all skeletons were portrayed as if alive. I was mesmerized […]

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This Uncomfortably Friendly Animated Character is Seriously Creeping Out the Internet

Since we first launched this site, we’ve been proud to raise awareness for spooky, shocking and suspenseful shorts by talented filmmakers around the world — but the film HI STRANGER, created by artist-director Kirsten Lepore, may be the first short we’ve shared that doesn’t seem overtly scary. At first, anyway. Clocking in at less than […]

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Viral Photo Shows a Slenderman-Like Figure Emerging From the Clouds

It’s being described as “a Dementor from the HARRY POTTER movies” or even a god-like being, and of course the resemblance to the infamous Slenderman is unmistakable… but no matter what you want to call it, this image of a horrific airborne shape hovering in the clouds above the Mukuba Mall in Kitwe, Zambia certainly […]

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Peaches Christ: International Drag Superstar and Cult-Movie Maven

Introducing: Peaches Christ and the Children of the Popcorn! Towering at 7-foot-10 (The Heels! The Hair!), drag superstar and bon vivant Peaches Christ (think the lovechild of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Leatherface) is a fuchsia-tinged fusion of “Hagsploitation,” FASTER PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL!, VEGAS IN SPACE, and obscure VHS cult-titles condemned to blood-caked bargain bins in […]

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Meet Tattoo Artist Paul Acker: A Master of Ink Horror Realism

I’m not scared of needles. I’ve had more piercings and tattoos than I can count. For a while I looked like Jody from PULP FICTION. “The one with all that shit in her face?” Yeah, that was me. As far as tattoos are concerned, it’s something about that rush of adrenaline you get while you’re […]

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This Rollercoaster is Literally Designed to Kill You — In the Most Epic Way Possible

Death is scary. Roller coasters are scarier. So the “Euthanasia Coaster?” Terrifying. Lithuanian engineer Julijonas Urbonas designed the coaster in 2010 while a Ph.D. candidate in design interactions at the Royal College of Art in London. The idea behind the coaster was to provide an elegant, euphoric end-of-life experience for those with terminal illnesses. The […]

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R.I.P. Legendary Horror Comic Artist Jack Davis

It pains us to report that Jack Davis, one of the most beloved and award-winning artists, cartoonists and illustrators in modern history, passed away this morning at age 91. While my first exposure to Davis’s incredibly detailed, dynamic and often hilariously bizarre works came through his cover art and story illustrations for MAD Magazine (which […]

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The Pope of Trash: A Tribute to John Waters

To a misfit kid, growing up on the other side of the tracks in a single-parent family and noticeably queer in an isolated part of the (pre-decriminalization) Irish countryside — an environment akin to the purgatorial villages conjured up from the dark depths of a Patrick McCabe (THE BUTCHER BOY, BREAKFAST ON PLUTO, WINTERWOOD) novel — […]

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Why Are These Creepy Baby Heads Appearing All Over Denver?

We’ve got spooky babies all over the news lately… earlier today, we shared viral nanny-cam footage of an allegedly “possessed” toddler climbing out of his crib, and now it seems there are tiny baby-faces peeking out at passers-by all over the city of Denver. As reported by Denver Fox affiliate KDVR, the tiny pink, purple […]