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...
The Land that Time Forgot

The Land that Time Forgot

If you’re looking for a classic (b-movie) to watch sometime soon, then look no further! Filled to the brim with good monsters, good mayhem, and good cheese (the acting, folks)! Watch the movie trailer here! Spoilers ahead. But really, telling you the plot to...
Gargoyles

Gargoyles

If you’ve ever looked up high on the sides of an old gothic building you might have caught a glimpse of a wonderful set of monsters! Gargoyles! You’ll never guess what their name means. Read on, dear reader, read on: In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved...
Monster Creepy

Monster Creepy

So it’s past Halloween and you’re stuck in the mid-winter “Where are all the monsters?” blues. If you’re looking for a fun collection of creepy monster artwork pin no further. Of course, you may follow the board. Golly, you should know by...
Cheval Mallet

Cheval Mallet

The cheval mallet (from France) is a horse that will whisk you away and make you disappear forever! Hmm, depending if you have lots of chores still to do, that could be a good or bad thing. The Cheval Mallet (or Malet, meaning Mallet Horse) describes a fabulous and...