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September 1, 2008

Too Close For Comfort

Filed under: Uncategorized — jstreed1476 @ 6:44 am

By way of Plep–still one of my favorite blogs–I came across this collection of Japanese “Ghost Scrolls.”

All of them are creepy in the extreme. Exhibit A.

My favorite/least favorite scary things are those that are almost, or formerly, or made to seem, human. Creatures in which we recognize a kind of near-humanity. A strange likeness is more frightening than the utterly alien. (See Nazgul, zombies, etc.)

1 Comment »

  1. oo. the creepiest part is the baby

    Comment by Sean Meade — September 1, 2008 @ 3:51 pm

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