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Monsters

The Snallygaster, The Kraken and 6 Other Creatures We Wish We Didn't Know About

Posted 03.28.2014 | Weird News

When you were a kid, you thought that monsters only lived under your bed. But as we've recently reported here on The Huffington Post, people have been...

It's Alive! The Seven Alco-Monsters Lurking Inside You

Dan Miles | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Alcohol does funny things to us. This is essentially why we drink it. Many of these effects are positive; that said it is also unfortunately responsible for some near biblical lapses of judgment. This is because deep down inside all of us, in a place we don't like to talk about... there be monsters!

WATCH: Mysterious Mountain Creature Spotted

www.weather.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Some call it devil dog..some call it the goat sucker..and some believe it's an alien. ...

Why Do Gay Men Love Monsters?

Mark S. King | Posted 12.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

Here I was, in the midst of full pubescent hormonal freak out, with a body revolting against me and villainous carnal desires. I didn't just sympathize with the Alien and Pinhead and Freddy: I wanted to take them to lunch and find out how they managed to make it through the day.

America's Most Terrifying Monsters by State (Infographic)

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

This United States of Monsters infographic notes the monster that wreaks the most havoc in every state, and it could save your life. From the Jersey Devil to Bigfoot, America's crawling with cryptozoological beasts. Some are harmless, while others seek to maim, dismember and destroy.

This Is For Monsters, Not You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy

Hey guys, You might remember Glove and Boots' Johnny T's NYC tourists tips. Well, now the puppets are back to: A. Remind you that grammar is i...

Monsters and Aliens: Arizona's Alternative Culture

La Carmina | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

Did you expect Arizona to have such spooky culture?

WATCH: Lake 'Monster' Filmed In Ireland

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2013 | Weird News

Does Ireland have its own Loch Ness monster? A film crew shooting a short movie on Ireland's Lough Foyle, near County Donegal, took this video of w...

How to Survive a Plague: Insect Edition!

Tom Judson | Posted 06.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tom Judson

Maybe those demonic brooders aren't even now lurking just below the surface of the Earth, stretching their hexad limbs and blinking awake their millions of smoldering atomic eyes after their 17-year nap.

WATCH: 'Monsters Inc.' Prequel Gets New Look

Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

Mike and Sulley are headed to college in the new "Monsters University" trailer. Released Monday, the trailer shows Mike arriving at Monsters U and ...

CREEPY CRYPTOIDS: The World's 13 Scariest Monsters

www.trutv.com | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weird News

TruTV compiled a list of the 13 scariest monsters said to inhabit our world. With cryptoids like the Wendigo being frequently sighted in the forests o...

'Lady Gaga's Fans Bully Me'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Remember when Lady Gaga launched her "body revolution" campaign a few months ago, calling all fans to accept themselves and others and stop body shami...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Monsters, Inc. 3D

Dan Persons | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Once you're done unwrapping the gifts and singing the carols and observing whatever expressions of faith you feel are appropriate for the time (if any), you may want to reinforce the communal feeling with a visit to the cinema for something the whole family can enjoy.

Metamorphoses, Transformations And Other Terrors Of Impermanence

Michael Gilmour | Posted 01.29.2013 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Stories involving metamorphoses of people into new states of existence are ancient and widely represented in literature and they remain surprisingly commonplace in popular culture.

The Drive Dilemma: False Advertising at the Movies

Mark Juddery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

If cinema-goers insist on lawsuits, I can think of a few more deserving movies over the years, including a few advertisements that are plain misleading.

A Monster Mash In The Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself." -Michel Eyquem, seigneur de Montaigne (1533-1592) Seeing a monster on the ...

Why Zombies Rule

Dennis Miller | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Dennis Miller

Unlike other classic monsters, zombies are a 20th-century pop-culture phenomenon who have muscled into in the early 21st century.

The Lunar Cycle of 'Frankenstorm'

James Grundvig | Posted 12.29.2012 | New York
James Grundvig

'Frankenstorm' is an apt name for this killer storm. Not merely because it's making landfall on the eve of Halloween, but because it's a hybrid storm with many elements pushing and pulling with dark spheres of influence.

This Weekend: Folk Monster Showcase

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 12.12.2012 | Los Angeles
J.L. Sirisuk

With All Hallows' Eve quickly approaching, and L'art Pour L'art has their fall showcase entitled Folk Monster.

21 Things You'll Never See Black People Doing in Horror Movies

Orlando Jones | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

Split up to look for somebody. If you got separated from the group you deserve to die.

Unemployed Monsters: The Jobless Horseman

Frank Lesser | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy
Frank Lesser

Sure, there's an increase in employment opportunities during Halloween, but banks have already started foreclosing on the closets that monsters are living in, and most zombies can't even get hired to work at an Arby's.

PHOTOS: Rankin And Damien Hirst Present ʻMyths, Monsters And Legendsʼ

Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts

Damien Hirst has teamed up with photographer and long-time friend Rankin at Rankin Gallery LA for a new show. "Myths, Monsters And Legends" is the duo...

A Living Dead Will

Frank Lesser | Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy
Frank Lesser

In the event that I die and return as a poltergeist, my health care proxy may only exorcise my spirit if she is certain beyond all reasonable doubt that the spirit is not actually me, but is instead a demon masquerading as me in an attempt to trick my survivors.

Accepting The Monster Into Your Heart

W. Scott Poole | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
W. Scott Poole

Could monsters offer a spiritual path? By this I don't mean as allegories of evil or symbolic threats to the soul, but rather as avatars of the sacred, fit images for spiritual contemplation.

Zombies, Aliens And Monsters Infiltrate Historical Prints

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

The Etsy marketplace has something for everyone, no matter how specific your tastes; if your interests include--for example--zombies, monsters and cla...