Hey guys, check out this promo for the drag competition Dragula. There are some suggestions of blood, gore and violence (someone staples their head around the one minute mark, so if you’re hesitant on that kind of stuff just a heads up). I think it’s pretty cool to see how these drag artists not only perform gender,… Continue reading Dragula: Gender and Monstrous Performance
https://research.asu.edu/stories/read/monsters-among-us I came across this blog post from Arizona State University, which seems similar to what we’re talking about on this one! It was posted around Halloween, and it discusses how it is not the only time of year that we are surrounded by monsters. As we finish this semester, I believe a lot of our… Continue reading Discussion of Monsters in University Lectures
Some believe that nothing is inevitable until it happens, but what they don’t know, is the inevitable is determined long before they recognize it. Ἀνάγκη, pronounced Anánki and otherwise know in English as The Inevitable, is like the monster found under the bed and in the closets of many young children. Ἀνάγκη is is your deepest fears, your… Continue reading Ἀνάγκη
I was doing a reading for another one of my classes, CS251: Intro to Visual Culture, and within the text book, Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture, Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright look at how different facets of visual culture are more significant than we give credit for. The most recent chapter focuses… Continue reading Are We all Cyborgs?
Hey guys! Came across this ranking of monsters from Hollywood movies. The list includes monsters from several popular movies that we all know and even some from movies that I personally have not heard of. Take a look at this list and let me know if you think there should be some additions or changes.… Continue reading Movie Monsters Ranked
Happy National Abductions Day… It’s American but, you know. Close enough. National Alien Abductions Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
The Angel of tricks steals souls. She goes from victim to victim, only targeting one at a time. She creates psychological trauma for her victims causing them to see hallucinations. The victim is never aware of the angel’s presence until it is too late. One day her victim will be admiring themselves in the mirror… Continue reading The Angel of Tricks