Archive of ‘this that and the other thing’ category

this, that, and the other thing {xxxiv}

medium-Stanislawa-P.-emission-and-resorption-of-an-ectoplasmic-substance-through-the-mouth-1913 SÉANCE: Spiritualist Ritual and the Search for Ectoplasm by Shannon Taggart

uploads%2F2017%2F2%2F21%2Fbergandhoeg_15 A glimpse into two Norwegian photographers’private gender-bending experiments

This Is What Victorian Ladies Smelled Like
Horrors Beyond Belief! Should You Be Reading Emily Carroll’s Horror Comics?
Wildly Inaccurate Myths About Spiders (Plus the Truth)
Dystopian dreams: how feminist science fiction predicted the future
In the Land of Giants: Communing with some of the biggest trees on Earth.
On The Heartbreaking Difficulty Of Getting Rid Of Books
Seven ‘wyrd’ TV programmes from 1977 – a golden harvest of folk horror
Your Favorite All-Female Super Teams!
Felter Skelter: Weird & Wonderful Artists Who Work With Felt
Men Grin and Women Scream: A New Analysis of Gendered Words in Fiction
Scary Stories Tribute Art Exhibit Is Beautifully Terrifying
Bad Books For Bad People Episode 8: Prince Lestat in the Realms of Atlantis
Fleeting Beauties Of Spring
What’s That Smell? Rare Books and Artifacts From a 1906 Library
15 Historical Women They Should Have Taught You About In School

this, that, and the other thing {xxxiii}

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INVISIBLE OREGON: a study of light across time and space from Sam Forencich on Vimeo.

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Bluebeard & the Final Girl: Feminist Retellings of Perrault’s Classic

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Remembering the Morbid Anatomy Museum

The Snake Women of Kazuo Umezu

The 1940s Horror Movie That Embraced Lesbianism and Satanism

Museums Shared Their Creepiest Possessions On Twitter And They’re Kind OfTerrifying

Listen to the Sweet, Soft Warble Common Ravens Sing to Their Partners

Unearthly Laments: Two Records with which to refract time through the prism of sound.

9 Pretty Baby Names Inspired By Real British Witches

Suicides, Psychokillers, and the Question of Audience; The violence of girlhood in contemporary fiction

Haunting a Tiny House with Lady Delaney

Nagoro: Japan’s Strange Village of Dolls

Dracula’s Lost Icelandic Sister Text

How Dana Scully Inspired a Generation of Women

The Forbidden Desire of “Lover’s Eyes”

The Mysteries of the First-Ever Map of the North Pole

Bad Books For Bad People Episode 6: Alraune – The Ultimate Femme Fatale

this, that, and the other thing {xxix}

winchester770The New Room Found At Winchester Mystery House In San Jose

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How to Incorporate Human Remains Into Your Dinner Party

Shunsho_The-Actors-Ichikawa-Danjuro-as-Skeleton-Spirit-of-Renegade-Monk-Seigen-965x1024Goblins, Ghosts, and Ghouls in Japanese Prints

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The Best 13 Witch House Artists For Your Halloween Party Playlist

11 Hidden Spots to Enter the Underworld

31 Days Of Feminist Horror Films: So, You’re a Woman Who Loves Horror Films

Fear You Can Hear: 31 of the Scariest Old Time Radio Episodes

We Salted Nannie: A True Southern Ghost Story

A Belief in Ghosts: Poetry And The Shared Imagination

40 Scariest Books Of The Past 200 Years

Wicked Witches Of The Left: A Brief History

8 Horror Movie Characters Who Could Teach You A Thing Or Two About Style

† Halloween from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab: A Mini Review

The Spooky Vegan: Spirit Halloween 2016 Costumes I Would Actually Wear

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The 31 Best Electronic Horror Movie Soundtracks of All Time

this, that, and the other thing {xxvii}

hildurcoverWitchcraft and Hypnagogia in Hildur Yeoman’s World of Fashion

kate-bush-beach-ball-porpoiseKate Bush: A Crash Course for the Non-Believer

KristenLiuWong_REALLIFEThe Scrying Game: Makeup and skincare vlogs are handy magic mirrors for the anxious

Villainess-MaleficentIn Defense of Villainesses

downloadMothertonguetied: The Fantasy of Belonging.  Sonya Vatomsky on memory and language and losing parts of yourself and being seen for what you’ve become. There’s probably a Russian word for all of those things; Sonya might whisper it to us and seal it with a black-lipped kiss.

OdfY1muiBad Books For Bad People Tenebrous Kate and Jack Guignol cover the weirdest, kinkiest, and most outrageous fiction they can unearth.

composite2_custom-652635bbff5d18f123788817b3b7a4e0ea99cc54-s1300-c85When Your Dream House Is A Dollhouse, No Space Is Too Small

enhanced-24351-1445610547-1222 Medieval Satans Who Are Just Having A Really Bad Day

The horror of female adolescence – and how to write about it

Magic Rites Between the Eclipses

Examining Psychological Horror in the Silent Hill Franchise

Friday’s Child is Satan’s Child: a review of some semi-forgotten horror pulp

How Victorians Encoded Messages in Bouquets (they used flowers a lot like we use emoji)

“Mysticore” is the new norm: Inside the trend that’s casting its spell over the culture

7 Things You Don’t Know About Moths, But Should

A Brief History of the Tumblr Witch

Gossip As An Act Of Resistance

Celebrating female Victorian writers

Sex With A Fairy, Tea With A Ghost: Interview With Kelly Link

Zoe Quinn’s next game is a Chuck Tingle FMV dating simulator

How To Support Black Women Sci-Fi Authors and Filmmakers

this, that, & the other thing {xxiv}

molly-crabapple-geek-love-katherine-dunn-body-image-1463256483-size_1000 Why Katherine Dunn’s ‘Geek Love’ Was a Bible to Weird Kids Like Me

untitled-1-of-1Christ Consciousness, part I in Ellen Rogers’ Gnosis series, reflections on art & spirituality.

redasblood_full Red as Blood and White as Bone by Theodora Goss

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Witchcraft, Satanism, and the Male Gaze: The Paranoid Sexual Politics of Belladonna of Sadness

1217.w529.h352Park Chan-Wook’s The Handmaiden: A Korean Gothic Lesbian Revenge Thriller 

Follow the breadcrumbs: why fairytales are magic for modern fiction
10 strange novels of the British countryside
The Best Witch Cinema You Haven’t Seen
Riding With the Witch: Anxiety & Archetypes in Sleep Paralysis
The Haunting World of Jewish Female Demons and Spirits
Why we must burn her at once, via The Toast
How 2 Sisters and 1 Murder Inspired 500 Songs
How poetry helps us understand mental illness
Astronomers crack the secret of this gorgeous poem by Sappho
Google’s AI is writing eerie post-modern poetry
6 Sinister Podcasts to Scratch Your Eerie Itch

this, that, & the other thing {xxiii}

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Witch Series, Camille Chew

The new-to-me art of Camille Chew; a fanciful take on modern witches

 

A poster for Häxen. (Image: Cornell University Library)

A poster for Häxen. (Image: Cornell University Library,

Take a Peek at the World’s Greatest Witchcraft Movie Poster Collection

 


I’m absolutely enthralled with this beautiful, grotesque trailer.
Are you as excited for Tale of Tales as I am?

Forces that we cannot contain: The cosmic horror of the nuclear age

Why The Fly is possibly the very best body-horror film ever made

This Perfume Smells Like the Apocalypse: artists capture the heady scent of the end times

10 of the most disturbing folk songs in history

The H Word: The Monstrous Intimacy of Poetry in Horror

Is the Hum, a mysterious noise heard around the world, science or mass delusion?

Sorcery and Sex Appeal: Kristen Korvette Discusses Slutist’s Legacy of the Witch Festival

Anohni Finds Hope in Hopelessness: The iconoclastic artist on her politically-minded new album

The Gnostic World of Antti-Jussi Annila’s Sauna

The Dark Tales of the World’s Most Epic Sleep Talker

this, that, & the other thing {xxii}


Kulning: The haunting, beautiful Swedish herding call that’s also a song

 

800px-Old_Winnetka_Log_CabinTypes of American Folk Magic From New Orleans to the Ozarks

 

here-is-the-scariest-urban-legend-from-every-state_1The Scariest Urban Legend From Every State

 

whatisawitch_456x608-456x600 (1)“What Is A Witch” an illuminated manifesto on witchcraft by Pam Grossman & Tin Can Forest

 

gothic-to-goth-4“Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy”

 

Medusa-Delville-LThe Flowers of Evil: Satanic Feminists of Bohemian Paris

 

Poison-catsNoxious Dollops and Opium Tonics: Poisonous Victorian Home Remedies

 

MourningPortrait1 (1)Michael Berkowitz Mourning Portraits

 

girl-who-stood-on-grave-e1458051452386The Monster in the Mirror: On Horror, Disability, and Loving Both at Once

 

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Great Moments In Historical Sluttery: Aphra Behn, The Mysterious Exploits of Agent 160

This, that, and the other thing {xxi}

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Shirley Jackson

Literary Witches – A New Comic by Katy Horan and Taisia Kitaiskaia

 

Sand Magnified by Yanping Wang

Sand Magnified by Yanping Wang

Sand grains magnified 110-250 times reveal each grain is unique.

 

MapsBailey Henderson Sculpts Mythological Sea Monsters from Medieval Maps

 

margaine-1The Belle Epoque Body-con Dress that was too Sexy for Paris

 

wrinkleHow does A Wrinkle in Time look on a map?

 

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Utterly enchanted by the works of Nightjar Illustration, aka Adam Burke

 

 

 

 

Simpsons Search Engine Matches the Perfect Screencap To a Quote

Chelsea Wolfe performs on NPR’s tiny desk concert

MCSWEENEY’S ALTERNATIVES TO RESTING BITCH FACE

Dark Crystal coming to POP! Funko!

Gravitational Waves Detected, Confirming Einstein’s Theory

AND LASTLY…!
There are still Occult Activity Books & Deluxe Activity Book packs available! Be certain to grab your copy before they have all disappeared!

 

This, that, and the other thing (xix)

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‘Penny Dreadful’ Costume Designer Gabriella Pescucci on Her Dreadfully Delicious Designs [h/t Jack]

 

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Dissecting the Dream of the 1890s: My Skype Date With Those Curious Neo-Victorians [h/t Tanya]

 

janellesuffolk007Live by the sword, die by the sword: haunting new photos and words from Ellen Rogers

 

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Sex, Death, and the Psychedelic Madness of Jean Rollin

 

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Siren undergoing leg reconstruction; Saint Wanderer’s Hospital series from Katie Eleanor

 

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Trash Twins Sarah Horrocks and Katy Skellie talk to us about female vampirism in the films of Jess Franco and Jean Rollin

 …For your ears….

 

 

 

…and a few tidbits to get you into the holiday spirit..

The Yule Scents are live at Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab!

Contemporary artists tackle that old baddie, Krampus

Wicked Krampus-inspired fragrances for an authentic smelling Krampusnacht celebration.

The John Waters Guide to Holiday Party Etiquette

NOMI NOËL: GET YOUR HOLIDAY JOLLIES WITH ’SANTA KLAUS NOMI’

Dead Good Gifts, at Death & The Maiden

Gift Guide for Weird Girls at Wolf N Whisky

Goth Gifts for the Darkly Inclined at The Spooky Vegan

And probably my favorite holiday gift list maker of all, Eaumg, has started her series of guides for 2015, starting with A Gift Guide for Niblings & Teens and a Gift Guide for Natural Beauties.

This, that, and the other thing (xviii)

Claudia is a wee porcelain doll born in 1944 who loves whiskey and dancing. I love peeking in on her sweet adventures

 

Where did 20 years go? Sigh. The dark, wounded magic of Boys for Pele.

 

 

Great Northern Knitting Pattern Book Inspired by Twin Peaks

 

 

Artists from Poster Posse pay tribute to Crimson Peak

 

 

Witch Please: Why Witches are feminist icons. A fascinating chat with Pam Grossman and Kristin Korvette, certain to be of interest to both witches and the witch-adjacent.

 

 

10 of the scariest ongoing horror comics you should be reading right now

 

 

I could stare at this eerie photo of dancer Martha Graham forever.

 

 

…and then I can stare at this stark, haunting painting by Finnish artist, Väinö Rouvinen

 

 

Ethereal folk and dreamy psychedelic songs from The Left Outsides

12 Horror icons reading scary stories that you can listen to right now

Free Love and Frankenstein, The Remarkable Life of Mary Shelley

The Surprising – and kind of boring – truth about FLORIDA MAN 

Lapham’s Quarterly Fashion 2015 is a thoroughly excellent read (h/t Carisa)

Dressing Lady Gaga for American Horror Story – Are you watching this? I was going to pass but I feel myself getting pulled in again by The Countess’ striking, glamorous outfits…

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