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The Odds of Dying

Everyone dies of something, but after slogging through the daily news, you'd think most people die from terrorism, shark attacks and gas explosions. But are these tragedies — not to mention deaths from lightning strikes, plane crashes and tsunamis — actually top killers in the United States?
posted by veedubya on Feb 10, 2016 - 47 comments

31 Horror Icons

Every day this month, the wacky graphics folks at Baboon Creation (with Motion Designer Simon Lagneau) have posted an animated gif showing an iconic horror character in a 'walk cycle' (or float or bounce, depending on the character). From Frankenstein's Monster on the 1st to Michael Jackson Zombie on the 31st, all in a cartoonish style that's more spoopy than spooky. (Day 17: the Addams Family's Cousin Itt) Still, they call it "31 Horror Days"; I can't disagree or the monsters'll get me.
posted by oneswellfoop on Oct 31, 2015 - 10 comments


"To me, I've always looked upon the stage as a much-hallowed place, a place of worship for real artists, as I said just before. That doesn't just stem from rock n roll days; to me, Judy Garland was a real artist, Al Jolson was a real artist, people like that gave their all and everything for the stage and most of them finished up dying for it as well. In my view, nobody should be allowed to stand on a stage unless they can present the total professional thing, unless they really can sing and really can play. Punk was a total anti-attitude towards music."NWOBHM: How a now-little-known nostalgic reaction to punk called the New Wave of British Heavy Metal changed the world.[much, much more inside]
posted by koeselitz on Jan 10, 2007 - 40 comments

Spooky High

A SADD campaign to fight drunk driving forgot about the costume. They also seem to have forgotten about social phobia, aka SAD.
posted by owhydididoit on Oct 26, 2006 - 29 comments

Friends and family help a dying boy celebrate Halloween a bit early.

Friends and family help a dying boy celebrate Halloween a bit early. His costume? The Grim Reaper.
posted by o2b on Sep 3, 2002 - 39 comments

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