Chucky Was a Wussy
November 17, 2003 8:24 PM   Subscribe

What is it about dolls? Sometimes they just seem so very VERY creepy!
posted by willnot (10 comments total)
posted by quonsar at 8:30 PM on November 17, 2003

good christ, here's to a crappy night's sleep. yikes.
posted by whatnot at 8:58 PM on November 17, 2003

This was ickily disturbing.

Other weird doll things include: (1) Druisilla on Buffy, who was girly enough to have dolls but twisted enough to tie them up and gag them; (2) that Hole video for Doll Parts; (3) film featuring "erotic" underwear dance with, and/or seemingly directed at, a clown doll. What *is* it about dolls?
posted by onlyconnect at 9:22 PM on November 17, 2003

you wanna talk creepy dolls? these dolls aren't trying to be creepy, I don't think. They freek me out so much that I keep a bookmark to this page right at the top of my list.
posted by palegirl at 9:28 PM on November 17, 2003

Very, ceepy.
posted by Tenuki at 9:51 PM on November 17, 2003

My aunt's soft sculpture dolls aren't creepy, but she can render - from memory - an eery likeness of someone she has met decades ago. The dolls are built from the endoskeleton on up, and can be positioned by means of a control box built into the back of the head.
posted by troutfishing at 10:08 PM on November 17, 2003


Could it be that you've stepped into the Uncanny Valley?
posted by dgaicun at 11:05 PM on November 17, 2003

Why do you hate America?
posted by iamck at 1:39 AM on November 18, 2003

Man, all these links are sick. But in a good way.
posted by orange swan at 5:57 AM on November 18, 2003

Those are great, palegirl (but not particularly creepy...I don't seem much affected by dolls, clowns, etc.).
posted by rushmc at 6:51 AM on November 18, 2003

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