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The Real Monsters

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Ending child poverty in the world's largest economy should be a no-brainer. Children cannot afford the burden of poverty. And our nation cannot afford the costly economic and moral burden of child poverty.

5 Illinois Monster Stories That Will Make You Want to Check Under the Bed

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.30.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Believe it or not, Illinois is rife with reported sightings of monsters ranging from ferocious creatures hiding beneath murky waters to towering humanoid-like beasts seen wandering the woods and river valleys in remote and rural parts of the state.

7 Truly Terrifying American Monsters (NEW BOOK)

Linda S. Godfrey | Posted 10.28.2014 | Books
Linda S. Godfrey

Eeek!

5 Scary Monster Myths From Around The World

The Active Times | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

You don't even have to look too far. The United States has several versions of Sasquatch, including the Ohio Grassman and the Florida Skunk Ape, not to mention its fair share of lake monsters in the mold of Nessie.

Edge of Tomorrow

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Day after day. Over and over again. He can see his demise. But no on else can see theirs. Until....

From Small Monsters Bigger Ones Grow: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Godzilla

Dan Persons | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Happily, I was well pleased with Godzilla. Not staggered, no, but grateful that director Gareth Edwards managed to pay homage to the history of the franchise while adding some crucial elements to the exercise.

Godzilla vs. Godot

Peter W. Wood | Posted 06.25.2014 | Education
Peter W. Wood

Godot, of course, was no monster, but Godzilla and Godot have more in common than a first syllable. They are the two opposing faces of despair: a god that is pure wrath and a god that never shows up. Both emanate from the devastation of World War II.

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.