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Bake: spooky chocolate chip cookies

Long story short: start with a reliable chocolate chip cookie recipe (this one has chia!), bake and decorate with sugar pears, slivered almonds, food coloring markers (I didn’t know that these were a thing, but these are a thing!) and some sculpting tools. (via Geeks Are Sexy) report this ad Muphry’s Law predicts that “if you write anything criticising editing or proofreading, there will …

Fragments of Horror – Wonderfully creepy stories that are as weird as they are original

Fragments of Horror by Junji Ito Viz Media 2015, 224 pages, 5.8 x 8.2 x 0.8 inches (hardcover) $12 Buy a copy on Amazon Fragments of Horror is a collection of eight wonderfully grotesque and creepy short stories. A seemingly bright and pretty architecture student terrorizes a family while having a bizarre relationship with their house. A boy tries to …

Sadako versus Snickers

A friend in France sent me an email one day and wrote, “You have to watch this Japanese movie ‘Ring.’ It’s very special.” Since he likes horror films as much as I do, his words carried weight. But in 1998 it wasn’t easy to find a copy, and I had to nose around a bit before finally locating a DVD on amazon.co.uk.  As you can see from …

Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" – the pop-up book edition

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” – the pop-up book edition / Boing Boing Pop-up book veterans David Pelham and Christopher Wormell have collaborated on a just-in-time-for-ween edition of Edgar Allen Poe’s magnificent torch, 1845’s The Raven. report this ad Pelham and Wormell have serious pop-up/illustrated book chops (Pelham was on the 3D Human Body team, while Wormell’s back catalog is more …