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New England Man Spends Halloween with a Family of Skeletons

By ChauntonOctober 28, 2014
J.W. Ocker is a blogger of oddities and an award-winning author of travelogues. Every fall he dedicates several weeks of his blog (Odd Things I've Seen) to a daily Halloween extravaganza that for the last couple years has included photo series of Ocker enjoying the holidays More  →
New England Man Spends Halloween With a Family of Skeletons

The Top 12 Obscure Horror Movies You Can Watch on Netflix Instant

By ChauntonOctober 6, 2014
One of the troubles with being a die-hard horror fan is that, while there are tons of horror movies made every year, most of them are kind of crap. That means you spend a lot of time sifting through the dross to find those rare gems. Well don't say we never did nuthin' for More  →
The Top 12 Obscure Horror Movies You Can Watch on Netflix Instant

We Rank the 10 Scariest Movie Monsters

By ChauntonOctober 6, 2014
All right folks, here are the rules-- 1) these monsters have to be from generally well-known movies (we picked from the 100 highest grossing horror movies), 2) we excluded anyone that falls in the psychopath-with-a-knife genre, to be a monster on this list you have to be sup More  →
We Rank the 10 Scariest Movie Monsters
DNA Proves Jack the Ripper's Identity! (And Three Reasons We Aren't So Sure.)

DNA Proves Jack the Ripper's Identity! (And Three Reasons We Aren't So Sure.)

By ChauntonSeptember 10, 2014
It may have come across your news-feed that the identity of the 19th century serial killer “Jack the Ripper” has been established with DNA evidence. Who was the culprit? It was Aaron Kosminski, a Polish-born immigrant who had been a suspect at the time of ... More  →
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Mindhut's Guide to New Geeky Shows This Fall

By ChauntonSeptember 5, 2014
The season of new television fare is upon us again. Some of these shows will be gone in weeks, and others may become a new generation’s X-Files or Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Here is you scorecard for the geeks shows premiering this year. More  →
Mindhut's Guide to New Geeky Shows This Fall
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Mindhut's Guide to Geektastic Returning Shows

By ChauntonSeptember 4, 2014
The return of fall means getting to see old friends again. We aren’t talking about actual humans, obviously—we mean our old favorite television buddies. Here’s a rundown on the geeky genre shows that have managed to hang on for another season that we're actually lookin More  →
Mindhut's Guide to Geektastic Returning Shows

Women in Comics: Wonder Woman isn't a Feminist?

By ChauntonJuly 17, 2014
Recently, DC artist David Finch made some comments about drawing for the upcoming run of Wonder Woman. He included a mention of feminism that has the internet in a (relatively small and civil) uproar. Here is what he said: "I think she's a beautiful, strong ... More  →
Women in Comics: Wonder Woman isn't a Feminist?
Making the Book that Never Was: Fan-made Necronomicons

Making the Book that Never Was: Fan-made Necronomicons

By ChauntonJuly 1, 2014
When H.P. Lovecraft first penned the word "Necronomicon" in 1922, there's no way he could have known the kind of life it would go on to have in popular culture. We present here a collection of hand-made versions of the sinister tome from the imaginations of some of the inter More  →

Top 10 Worst Slums Throughout History

By ChauntonJune 18, 2014
Since the development of complex society there have always been poor people, but slums are a relatively new phenomenon. The product of a complex mixture of population growth, urbanization, globalization, and rampant profiteering, slums essentially exist only where there is a More  →
Top 10 Worst Slums Throughout History