Approach The Water’s Edge to Find the Woe Bone

Preface: Water's Edge has some intense scenes and is age restriction. Viewer Discretion is Advised. The other one is more tame and just illustrations. So watch what you're comfortable with. Water's Edge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPH_3b_icf4&has_verified=1 Directored By - Lena Tsodykovskaya I'm sorry, I don't market myself as being family friendly, am I? I don't fucking know. But … Continue reading Approach The Water’s Edge to Find the Woe Bone

Spooky Shorts of the Boxleitner Brothers

Welcome back to another spook, this time something a little different. Usually it's just one spooky short, or a collection centered around a common theme or element. This time the underlying work all share the same author. Here are some of the delightfully spooky works of the Boxleitner Brothers a YouTube channel of more than … Continue reading Spooky Shorts of the Boxleitner Brothers

Alexia – A Facebook Horror

Fair Warning, even I find this one very creepy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sV8UnfFmD-Y&t=11s Directed by Andrés Borghi Just a glimpse of the thumbnail while give you the pretty clear impression that this horror short has been highly touted. I'm not here to disagree with that consensus. This is one of few shorts that held me in nail-biting suspense, … Continue reading Alexia – A Facebook Horror

A Spooky Movie for Cats? – What is Scaredy Cat?

When I first stumbled upon a YouTube ad for 'Scaredy Cat, I was perplexed. A movie for cats.....what does that mean? Well apparently Temptations "Not to be confused with The Temptations" has an answer for you. So grab a furry friend and let's see who's a big old Scaredy Cat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WULOpreo36o&t=53s I somehow feel more … Continue reading A Spooky Movie for Cats? – What is Scaredy Cat?

Become Friends With ‘Wendy’ (ALTER) – 31 Spooks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9GlIfJ_2Dg This one does kind of feel like a Halloween special. A neglected and impoverished Wendy creates a world filled with her whimsical imagination. What a world that is until insecurity and anxiety begin to loom. Wendy might be a witch with an over-active mind or this is just a deep set departure from reality … Continue reading Become Friends With ‘Wendy’ (ALTER) – 31 Spooks

“All of My Enimes” The Super Market Monster – 31 Spooks

I have covered a lot of unusual stories for October, but this might just be the most unusualist. Is this just a thinly veiled excuse to share a video I found amusing ............................................................................................................................................................................... Maybe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDI0d8E3tZk I miss the world of Creepy/Crappy Pastas, not the best written stories, but a fun time of an abundance of … Continue reading “All of My Enimes” The Super Market Monster – 31 Spooks

The Sandman – 31 Spooks

Haven't we already done sleeping theme spook....yes. You're very observant hypothetical reader. Allow me to explain. I was chatting with my residential sleep expert, The Moyatorium and the conversation went where it usually goes... moon children and castration anxiety. Of course this was in the context of E.T.A. Hoffman's short story depiction "The Sandman" and … Continue reading The Sandman – 31 Spooks

The Professor’s Teddy Bear – 31 Spooks

Read the story: Click here or listen to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpMfxNT9VOw What a strangely original tale! Really the only thing I can compare it to is that one episode of The Twilight Zone with that demonic superkid. You know this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxTMbIxEj-E It's hard to get a full grasp of this one. This "child" displays … Continue reading The Professor’s Teddy Bear – 31 Spooks

Arachnophobia Crypt Shorts – 31 Spooks

Fair warning, if you have an intense fear of spiders maybe skip this one. Oh those itsy-bitsy creepy crawlies are certainly enough to send shivers down spine. Whether it's due to superstition, the daunting exoskeleton form, or the potential dangers of poising that spiders have become a common and well known fear. Are you brave … Continue reading Arachnophobia Crypt Shorts – 31 Spooks

Imagine A World – The Demon Salesman of Fleet Street

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CI6w5A0kCs Directed By: Joanna Tsanis Hi! Glad you liked the story 🙂 I'm from Canada and this film was heavily inspired by the oligopolistic nightmare that is Canada’s telecommunication and internet providers . Many Canadians I know feel frustrated and hopeless with their internet plans - almost like they’re been forced into buying them. So … Continue reading Imagine A World – The Demon Salesman of Fleet Street

Get Spooked by Jack London’s ‘Moon Face’ – 31 Spooks

Preface: Pet owners be warned.... this gets ugly. Read this public domain tale here thanks to the Gutenberg library. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD6Z53r943g Whether it was directly influential or just strikingly parallel the tale reads like an American modernized version of the Cask of Amontillado. An unreliable narrator bares an extreme hatred for a obliviously jovial character which … Continue reading Get Spooked by Jack London’s ‘Moon Face’ – 31 Spooks

The Hitchhiker – Spooky Radio Play

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swzh0K9pyrU Click here if you'd like to listen to the remaster of Orson Welles reading Hitchhiking is a lost art, and that's probably for the better. Now you can't even go out in public without the slight fear that one such stranger could be potential dangerous. Horror has suffered in the battle of increasing common … Continue reading The Hitchhiker – Spooky Radio Play

Human Form (ALTER) – 31 Spooks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddc8hfRbChk "Body Ritual among the Nacirema" meets Eyes Without a Face in this skin crawling depiction body modification and beauty standards. Might I add that the new season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians looks great. This one is just unsettling and I think that makes the message all the more effective. The masks are … Continue reading Human Form (ALTER) – 31 Spooks

Bubnoff and The Devil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e3no_sZ458 One of the most intriguing setups is that of a Faustian bargain. Making deals with the devil and what consequences it make bring. What happens when this Russian with a literal Napoléon complex makes such a deal? Ivan Turgenev, the Russian realist writer actually indulges in quite a humorous depiction of the devil. Some … Continue reading Bubnoff and The Devil

Infinity Train Season 3 – Every Episode Reviewed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3soghKb1_qg Can we just appreciate The Infinity Train Soundtrack, it perfectly captures the mood of the show Infinity Season 3 was the riskiest and most ambitious season of Infinity Train yet. I expected it to kind of hit a bump in the tracks. It was certainly the biggest deviation from the formula and is a … Continue reading Infinity Train Season 3 – Every Episode Reviewed

Birdie (ALTER) – 31 Spooks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMnxVo5I2z4 Directed and Written By Shelly Lauman Ah yes, I remember Fox Searchlight. Actually surprised to learn that despite the Disney Acquisition Fox searchlight is still running distribution independent of Disney interference. A lot of horror revolves around monsters and creatures. Tales of the supernatural or odd phenomenon. Sometimes you got to take a step … Continue reading Birdie (ALTER) – 31 Spooks

The Specialty of the House (BBC RADIO SPECIAL)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhF1FKOm9p8 Ah well they say there is a great fear of the unknown, and what's a bigger unknown then how the sausage gets made. The world of fine dining is certainly a peculiar one. This however, turns that up a notch presenting some bizarre culinary fight club establishment. I have no qualms with BBC Radio … Continue reading The Specialty of the House (BBC RADIO SPECIAL)

‘Childer’ Got Me Bewildered – 31 Spooks of October

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRCK3umiKQQ Beware, beware the childer come. Into the forest, and you become one. Have you ever wonder what it would be like if Wes Anderson and Ari Aster made a horror flick together. I mean I'm gonna ignore the fact that this role is suited for a great Toni Collette performance and say that this … Continue reading ‘Childer’ Got Me Bewildered – 31 Spooks of October

Make Me a Sandwich – 31 Spooks of October

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfGEdmZyVyY Glad to see Shoenice is doing well. What an uncomfortable conundrum. This man is obviously a human trash can and should be served 20 sandwiches at a time. It's a good use of older actors, it's a nice rarity given that most shorts are done by young folks. The sound design of hearing that … Continue reading Make Me a Sandwich – 31 Spooks of October

Under the Silver Lake (Part 1)

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. But what exactly fosters fear? Unexplained creatures of the night, devious psychos lurking invading our quaint neighborhoods? What about ignorance, an ignorance that fosters paranoia? What if what we should fear is what we find in ourselves? Our own ineptitude, imperfections, and ill-conceived notions about … Continue reading Under the Silver Lake (Part 1)