Sunday, January 31, 2010

Monster in the bathtub

It's like my mom always used to say, "Monsters love bubble-bath"!


(Via vi.sualize.us)

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Skull motorcycle helmet

This motorcycle helmet is currently out of stock, which is ok, because I currently do not own (nor do I know how to ride) a motorcycle, which means I would end up wearing it as I walk to the train each morning, and people might make fun of me, and possibly beat me up, which could hurt.


(Via Boing Boing)

Friday, January 29, 2010

Tooth tattoos

This dental lab specializes in "dental tattoos," which are actually custom hand-painted crowns. Each piece costs between $75 and $500. I'd love to see them do some spookier work. Perhaps a skull or bat. Or for that matter, they could probably do a really good Freddy Kreuger or Jason Voorhees.


(Via Boing Boing)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Roadkill toy

Wow! Gross! (Via Boing Boing)

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sick Systems

Artwork by Sick Systems

Monday, January 25, 2010

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Haunted Lesbian Sorority

This is pretty funny. First, picture a pair of guys fantasizing about the goings-on inside a sorority house. (The girls all shower together, have topless pillow fights, etc.) Now, imagine that those crazy fantasies are not only true, but the guys doing the dreaming are actually in the house watching it all go down... and they're invisible... and they're ghosts.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Hairless cat

I've gotta get me one of them hairless cats! They look great posed next to a grouping of skulls.

(Via Flickr)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

There's a witch in Central Park

Designed by English-born architect Jacob Wrey Mould in the mid-1800's, this carving can be found on the Bethesda Terrace (overlooking Bethesda Fountain) in New York's Central Park. "Mould chose representative wildlife and seasonal design motifs. There are also carvings symbolic of day: a rising sun, a crowing cock. Night is represented by a lamp and book, a bat and owl, and a witch flying over a Jack-o'-lantern."

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Headcase

What a clever way to dispose of an unwanted head. (By Sito Alvina)

Monday, January 18, 2010

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Silver Screen Spookshow

Click here to see the full collection.

Wolfman

(Via vi.sualize.us)

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Draping your house in horror

This image accompanied a 10 year old article from The Onion. I wish I could source the original photo. Was this a Halloween display the homeowners created, or did they paint that image on the tent before fumigating?

Friday, January 15, 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010

I painted my house (UPDATE)

In June I posted a different image of this skull-emblazon house. Well, I just learned who the artist is and wanted to pass the info along. He goes by Kid-Zoom and you can check out more of his work here.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Make your own shrunken head

If you've always wanted to shrink a head, but didn't own Vincent Price's cool patented system, you're in luck... Branded In the 80s will show you how.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Cartoon skeletons

Artist Hyungkoo Lee wants to show the world what cartoon characters look like underneath the feathers and fur. Here you see Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Bugs Bunny.

Monday, January 11, 2010

X-rated?

(Via Flickr)

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Monster flicker stickers

As a lenticular collector and Halloween lover, I was thrilled to discover these Universal Monster Flicker Stickers. Released in 1992, there are six different lenticulars, featuring Frankenstein, his bride, Wolfman, Mummy, Dracula and the Creature. Each one "flickers" between serious and goofy images.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Haunted Mansion display

This Haunted Mansion collector found this in-store display 20 years ago. It was part of some Disney Halloween vhs display stand. Looks great.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Google Maps Halloween





The Google Street View car hasn't come to my neighborhood yet, so every night I say a little prayer that they'll pass by while my yard is decked out for Halloween. Keep you fingers crossed for me. (Here are some folks who were lucky.)

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Bizarre book

How strange! (Via Tumblr)

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

ATYPYK products




ATYPYK, the creator of yesterday's fun Pez art, also sells some fun products. I'm particularly fond of the anatomical t-shirt, coffin-shaped mousetrap, and the swim cap decorated with a painted brain.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Pez

Pez sculptures by ATYPYK.



(Via Who Killed Bambi)

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Pooch Island

Artist Michael Pucciarelli (aka "Pooch") was "raised on a diet of Ray Harryhausen films, H. P. Lovecraft novels, comics, Walt Disney World and other Florida tourist traps. He paints images that seem to exist in a bizarre afterlife. His art is a visual cocktail of these influences—with a shot of lowbrow culture—shaken and stirred, then served up in a souvenir tiki skull on the Day of the Dead. A self-taught artist, he owes much of his painting skills to over ten years of daily tattooing and drawing."

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Dangerous baby accoutrements

Surprisingly, the Consumer Product Safety Commission still hasn't recalled these items.







(By artist Shi Jinsong, via Who Killed Bambi)

Friday, January 1, 2010

Ventriloquist puppet in trouble













That ventriloquist puppet must have done something really bad!

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