Tag - Edward Gorey

Strangler of the Swamp

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 18: Strangler...

It occurs to me that there are a great number of When Animals Attack genre films, so in the interests of public safety, it might be a good idea to provide a true cautionary tale for one way to avoid being devoured. This is, of course...

At Home With Ogdred Weary

Here’s something that gets right to the heart of one of our favorite subjects: morbid whimsy. In fact, Edward Gorey could rightly be considered a grandmaster of morbid whimsy. Somebody took a tour of the Edward Gorey House and filmed...

Edward Gorey’s Dracula: The Silent Film

Somebody took the Edward Gorey Dracula toy theatre and created a crude silent film of the “true story” of Dracula. Crude, yes, but very amusing. And, taken as a whole, better than the Francis Ford Coppola version. Direct link for...

The Gashlycrumb Tribbles

Shaenon Garrity has taken the Star Trek classic episode, “The Trouble With Tribbles,” and showed us what would have happened had it been adapted into illustrated book form… by Edward Gorey. This is almost a perfect morbid...