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Scary Sketches to Glimpse in the Dark

Nearly three decades ago, folklorist Alvin Schwartz published Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the first of three horror anthologies that would go on to become the single most challenged book series of the 1990s. But most of the backlash was against not the stories themselves (which were fairly tame), but rather the illustrations of artist Stephen Gammell. His bizarre, grotesque, nightmarish black-and-white inkscapes suffused every page with an eerie, unsettling menace. Sadly, the series has since been re-issued with new illustrations by Brett Helquist, of A Series of Unfortunate Events fame. Luckily for fans of Gammell's dark vision, copies of the old artwork abound online, including in these three image galleries: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones. Interested in revisiting the stories themselves? Then don't miss the virtual re-enactments of YouTube user MoonRaven09, or the dramatic readings of fellow YouTuber daMeatHook.
posted by Rhaomi on Oct 29, 2010 - 48 comments

Unintentional or Hyper-Aware Marketing?

Why The Hills’ [new] Opening Credits Are Both Creepy and Cruel
For more can-this-really-be-an-accident marketing: This promo for the final season as compared to this earlier use of the same song.
posted by The Esteemed Doctor Bunsen Honeydew on May 21, 2010 - 70 comments

I was much happier before I knew these existed

EEEK! (YouTube) [more]
posted by madamjujujive on Jul 31, 2006 - 79 comments

Share Fun Times With Someone Special

My Twinn: The one-of-a-kind doll created to look like the special child in your life.™
posted by fungible on Jul 29, 2005 - 18 comments

Yikes.

Scariest mug shot ever. So says the Smoking Gun. And hell, they should know.
posted by CunningLinguist on Jun 25, 2003 - 78 comments

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