An informal assembly of things relating to Horror and the Gothic. Horror and Gothic components reside in many places, as the boundaries dividing one category from another are incredibly porous. This blog meanders through the traces of Horror and the Gothic as found anywhere in Art, Culture, History and Nature.

Enjoy. If you have questions, feel free to ask. Let's have a conversation about the darker things.

19th April 2014

Photoset reblogged from Existential Accidents with 1 note

existentialaccidents:

http://existentialcomics.com/comic/24

Tagged: Existential ComicsComicsExistentialismPhilosophyExistenceDark HumorGallows HumorHorrorViolenceWarSniper

19th April 2014

Photo reblogged from the x-files with 192 notes

Tagged: The X-FilesAgent MulderFox MulderDavid DuchovnyWalter SkinnerMitch PileggiTVTelevision1990sCrimeSci-FiScience FictionMysteryHorrorAmerican Gothic

19th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Dark City with 143 notes


Violet and Daisy Hilton share all their thrills - “Freaks” (1932)

Violet and Daisy Hilton share all their thrills - “Freaks” (1932)

Tagged: FreaksSiamese TwinsTod BrowningViolet HiltonDaisy HiltonViolet and Daisy HiltonHorrorHorror MoviesHorror FilmFilmMoviesClassic HorrorClassical Horror19321930s30s Horror

19th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Fool's Paradise with 90 notes

Tagged: Depeche ModeBlack and WhitePopPop MusicDark PopAlan WilderAndy FletcherMartin GoreDavid GahanMusic80s Music1980s

Source: question-of-depeche

19th April 2014

Photoset reblogged from Damsel Lover with 201 notes

damsellover:

Vintage Easter…..Damn these things are scary….

Tagged: EasterEaster BunnyChildrenKidsTerrorHorrorCostumePhotography

18th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Damsel Lover with 16 notes

damsellover:

Awesome moody shot of Peter Lorre.

damsellover:

Awesome moody shot of Peter Lorre.

Tagged: Peter LorreBlack and WhiteActorPhotographyBlack and White Photography

18th April 2014

Photoset reblogged from Damsel Lover with 783 notes

Debbie Harry and Iggy Pop, by Chris Stein, ca 1977

Tagged: Debbie HarryDeborah HarryIggy PopChris SteinBlack and WhitePunkPost-Punk19771970sMusicSunglassesBlack and White Photography

Source: madnessisfreedom

18th April 2014

Photo reblogged from slicing up eyeballs with 67 notes

slicingeyeballs:

Exactly 25 years ago today, PIXIES unleashed “Doolittle.” Still got our original cassette.

slicingeyeballs:

Exactly 25 years ago today, PIXIES unleashed “Doolittle.” Still got our original cassette.

Tagged: PixiesDoolittleCassetteCassette TapeSlicing Up EyeballsMusicRock Music19891980s

17th April 2014

Photo reblogged from desire devotion discipline with 14 notes

Tagged: High-Functioning FleshEBMAlbum coverAlbum ArtCover ArtMusicEPElectronic Body MusicElectronic MusicIndustrial Music20142010s

17th April 2014

Photoset reblogged from LIFEBLOOD TV with 28 notes

lifebloodtv:

Test shots from yesterday’s shoot with High-Functioning Flesh.

Excited to produce the final product.

Tagged: High-Functioning FleshPhotographyBlack and WhiteEBMElectronic Body MusicMusicTest Shots

17th April 2014

Photo reblogged from desire devotion discipline with 38 notes

flesh-hierarchy:

A Unity of Miseries 
A Misery of Unities

flesh-hierarchy:

A Unity of Miseries

A Misery of Unities

Tagged: High-Functioning FleshA Unity of Miseries A Misery of UnitiesEBMElectronic Body MusicElectronic MusicMusic

17th April 2014

Photoset reblogged from Monster Man with 3,181 notes

Daisy Earles - “Freaks” (1932)

Tagged: FreaksDaisy EarlesTod Browning19321930sHorrorHorror FilmHorror MoviesMoviesFilmBlack and WhiteBlack and White MoviesBlack and White FilmClassic HorrorClassical Horror

Source: the-dark-city

17th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Constant Shallowness Leads to Evil with 10 notes

speakingparts:

MARTHA [1974 Rainer Werner Fassbinder]thanx to filmstillcatalogue

speakingparts:

MARTHA [1974 Rainer Werner Fassbinder]

thanx to filmstillcatalogue

Tagged: MarthaMargit CarstensenRainer Werner FassbinderFilmMoviesGerman FilmGerman MoviesNew German Cinema19741970sAnxietyFearParanoiaViolence Against WomenDomestic ViolenceFemale Oppression

17th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Constant Shallowness Leads to Evil with 14 notes

speakingparts:

'So certainly, if we can tell evil stories to make people sick, we can also tell good myths that make them well.'Rainer Werner FassbinderStill: MARTHA [1974]

speakingparts:

'So certainly, if we can tell evil stories to make people sick, we can also tell good myths that make them well.'

Rainer Werner Fassbinder


Still: MARTHA [1974]

Tagged: MarthaMargit Carstensenkarlheinz böhmRainer Werner FassbinderFilmMoviesGerman FilmGerman CinemaNew German Cinema19741970sFearAnxietyParanoiaEvilMythDomestic ViolenceViolence Against WomenFemale Oppression

17th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Psychic Apologies with 24 notes

Tagged: Angst vor der AngstFear of FearRainer Werner FassbinderRecord PlayerFilmMoviesGerman FilmGerman MoviesNew German Cinema19751970sMusicParanoiaAnxietyFear