Horror historian David J. Skal has argued that the early Universal horror films were, in part, a response to the trauma experienced as a result of World War I. In The Monster Show: A Cultural History of Horror, Skal wrote: A good deal of this book has dealt with the long shadow of war reflected [...]
I extend a very merry Christmas and happy holidays to all the readers of TheoFantastique. I hope you have a fantastic and monstrous holiday season that meets your greatest expectations. And may 2010 bring us better things than the challenges of 2009.
I would like to wish a warm Thanksgiving to all of the readers of TheoFantastique. I thought the disturbing picture accompanying this post depicting a twist on a classic Norman Rockwell painting of a family enjoying Thanksgiving transformed into a zombie gathering enjoying a giant brain was somehow appropriate for this blog on this day. [...]