Thrift Store Monsters

Thrift Store Monsters

If you want a creative hobby then look no farther. Have you ever wandered through the aisles of thrift store or yard sale only to see the cheap paintings from yesteryear? Artists Chris McMahon and Thyrza Segal have taken a monstrously creative twist with what they do...
Pelican Eel

Pelican Eel

“Hey, Big Mouth!” Not you, sorry. I was talking to the Pelican Eel displayed above. Yeah, that dude has got one serious set of jaws. Probably likes jawbreakers… I don’t know. Read on: The pelican eel’s most notable feature is its large...
Pyrosome

Pyrosome

A friendly little pyrosome. Or is it? If you were a monster, how would you like the name “Fire Body”?This one is named that–also the “Unicorn of the Sea!” And it’s creepy as all get out!Actually, it’s more than one monster....
Headless Men

Headless Men

Here’s an ancient monster for you! Blemmyes! Now, before you dismiss this creature into the realms of fantasy and myth, look at some of the famous people quoted as having witnessed these headless people! Could there be any truth in these reports? Various species...
The Zombie Song

The Zombie Song

Now, here is a cute/ghastly song that I stumbled upon! Cute illustrations by Maddy Ashton and really fun lyrics! HA! I’m having a hard time getting this one off of repeat. Reminds me of Susanne Vega twenty five years ago. Check out more music by the talented...
Nian

Nian

Happy New Year! Did you know that in Chinese mythology that they have a New Years Monster? Watch out kids! You better have some firecrackers to keep it at bay! According to Chinese mythology, a Nian (simplified Chinese: 年兽; traditional Chinese: 年獸; pinyin: nián shòu)...
The Yule Cat

The Yule Cat

Merry Christmas! Hope you’re at least getting some new LL Bean boots before Christmas this year, otherwise look out! The Yule Cat (Icelandic: Jólakötturinn) is a monster from Icelandic folklore, a huge and vicious cat said to lurk about the snowy countryside...