Watched Der Golem (1920) the other day to get myself in the mood for spooky season. The Golem himself seems largely played for laughs by my modern eyes but the film is a work of genius. The stylised sets, antiquated costumes and visual sorcery are spellbinding.
I must admit I was unfamiliar with Judenhut. They’re very pointy and topical for today!
How’s this for a special delivery service? A Mk IV Maxim on a quadricycle!?! It was invented in 1898 by British Inventor F. R. Simms. I could see this being a bit of fun in The Men Who Would Be Kings!
Texas man nearly dies after being bitten by severed snake head…
“…the practice of
self-mummification, a gruesome process where monks from certain
traditions prepare themselves to not decay after death through a
combination of diet and consumption of poisonous herbs and embalming
Possible origin story of living statues?
Yokai.com is an illustrated database of Japanese yokai. What are you waiting for?