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The Russian Sleep Experiment of the 1940s

Watch this video first. It’s just fascinating. For people with an imagination and who tend to be gullible, you might find this experiment to be feasible. Of course, it was not.  For one thing, a gas that fully occupied an enclosed chamber would have suffocated the prisoners by significantly decreasing oxygen levels. For another, since the prisoners… Continue reading The Russian Sleep Experiment of the 1940s

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Tales from the Crypt – a Mechanical Mastery

INTRODUCING THE CRYPT KEEPER One of the all-time mind-blowing puppets on TV has to be the Crypt Keeper. Five men were responsible for his creation, all of them big-time producers and directors: Richard Donner Joel Silver Robert Zemeckis Walter Hill David Giler A 6th man, Kevin Yagher, was in charge of CK’s production. He designed Chucky… Continue reading Tales from the Crypt – a Mechanical Mastery

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Schizoid Sarah’s Strange Staircases

The Winchester Family The Winchester Family of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company ,bears the honour of the peculiar Winchester Mystery House. Initially  William Wirt Winchester and Sarah Winchester (nee Pardee), and for a short time, their daughter Annie Paradee Winchester, who died only a few weeks after her birth, lived in an elegant manor in New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah spoke four… Continue reading Schizoid Sarah’s Strange Staircases

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Dangerous Sexuality in Kids’ Fairy Tales

Seldom do we put together danger and sex in children’s stories but the history behind many folk and fairy tales often intertwines the two.  In fact, many old tales were used as a warning to young virginal girls and adults about guarding the innocence of girlhood. They were tales about morality and the implication that a deflowered… Continue reading Dangerous Sexuality in Kids’ Fairy Tales

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quoth the Raven nevermore”

a living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing the bird above his chamber door. Once upon a midnight dreary in 1845, Edgar Allan Poe wrote the Raven, knowing that the creepy superstition about blackbirds (also known as ravens, jackdaws, magpies and crows) were a suitable metaphor for his hero’s loss and despair. The poem tells of a talking… Continue reading quoth the Raven nevermore”

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Medusa Rocks – pun – My World

If ever there was a gothic fantasy character that kicked butt it has to be Medusa.  That hair and her stony stare have made her infamous. In fact, of all evil ancient Greek characters, Medusa is the most notorious and most memorable. Traditionally Medusa was a terrifying, distinctly homely creature, half-snake, half-woman, all mean. In the remake… Continue reading Medusa Rocks – pun – My World