Tag - morbid whimsy

Morbid Whimsy Live: A Trailer

As previously announced, I’m doing a live show June 4th in my hometown. The details are here. The show is called An Evening of Morbid Whimsy, Live. And the question on everyone’s lips is “What is Morbid Whimsy?” I...

Morbid Whimsy Live

An Evening of Morbid Whimsy, Live

You are cordially invited. I wanted to give you all, the million-plus of you being my closest and dearest friends, an invitation to the first official one-man live show I have ever done. I am performing under my stage name so that the entire...

Dark Forest by Justin White from Threadless

Threadless: Enter the Cute, Cuddly...

This week’s Threadless update gives us some fine items (even though they’re not in black). There’s the shirt that, to my mind anyway, puts Robert Anton Wilson in the role of Gandalf. There’s the shirt that is the...

Threadless Holiday Sale is On

Well, we let you know about these things when they happen–especially this time of year–because A) Threadless t-shirts make great gifts and 2) the sales tend to make your favorite shirts go out of stock in a hurry. So get a move...

Morbid Inflatable Whimsy: We’ve Hit an...

How do you know you’ve been blogging for too long? Because you see something in person you’re certain you’ve written about before: namely the really awfully morbid “inflatable sinking Titanic slide.” You take a...

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...

Threadless Update: Of Dandelions, Magical...

The Threadless sale we mentioned previously is still going on, still with tees as low as $5. And, just like they always do, they threw a slew more onto the pile this week. My personal favorite is the one above, “The Seven Ages of...

32 Days of Halloween II, Day 3: Evelyn: The...

I think you know by now that we’re big fans of morbid whimsy around here. So when looking up info on Cats & Dogs 2 director, Brad Peyton, I found he had done a short film in 2002 called “Evelyn: The Cutest Evil Dead Girl...

It’s Always Six O’Clock and Time...

It’s Always Six O’Clock is the latest exhibition from Eva and Franco Mattes. It has our favorite art movement, morbid whimsy, in the house. And it also has a delightful array of characters and toys going batshit and sabotaging...