Tag: Edward Gorey

Creepy Reads: The Envious Siblings and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair

Creepy Reads: The Envious Siblings and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair

Synopsis Inspired by the dark imagination of Edward Gorey, Envious Siblings is a twisted and hauntingly funny debut. Comics artist Landis Blair interweaves absurdist horror and humor into brief, rhyming vignettes at once transgressive and hilarious. In Blair’s surreal universe, a lost child watches as bewhiskered monsters gobble up her fellow train passengers; a band of kids … Continue reading Creepy Reads: The Envious Siblings and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair

Coming Attractions: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Coming Attractions: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

According to Deadline, Eli Roth is set to direct and Jack Black is set to star in a film adaptation of the John Bellairs novel The House with a Clock in Its Walls, based on a script by Supernatural creator Eric Kripke. And I wouldn't be a fangirl if I didn't have strong opinions about a movie that hasn't … Continue reading Coming Attractions: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night

I spend most of my time here talking about horror movies, but I love horror literature as well. Growing up, I was a voracious reader, and my reading habits unsurprisingly tended toward the macabre. I have a short list of books I want to recommend to you, most of which were childhood favorites of mine. … Continue reading Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night