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Ep. 2: Skin-Wearers

In today’s episode, Jack and J.J. explore skin-wearing, both literal and figurative.  We start with Ed Gein and clothing made from human skin.  Then we move on to flayed Aztec deities and the peculiar war-tokens on the ancient Scythians.   254 more words

Podcasts

Getting closer to Mondriaan.....

I should start by saying that love was my main reason to move from England to the Netherlands back in the 1990s. But having said that, there were other reasons I was enthusiastic to travel over the North Sea and experience life here. 316 more words

Filmes inspirados em Serial Killers: Psicose

Ok, muita gente já sabe que esse clássico suuuuper conhecido do Hitchcock foi inspirado em um assassino real, Ed Gein, mas quem foi ele, você sabe? 508 more words

Cinema

Deranged (1974)

Up until Chuck Parello’s 2000 film “Ed Gein” (a.k.a. “In the Light of the Moon”), this 1974 trash-fest, “Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile”, was the most factual cinematic depiction of Gein’s life and crimes. 502 more words

Horror

Meet the real Psycho

MEET Ed Gein, the true monster behind Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, and the Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Warning as some content of this article may disturb some readers. 10 more words

Feature

Back to the ham... or skin.

The texture and appearance of the ham reminds me of human skin (a gruesome realisation), after this thought I was prompted to look into Ed Gein’s 50’s murders, grave-robbing and of course the numerous crimes involving bone and flesh keepsakes. 557 more words

The Butcher

By Brianne Barkley

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My stomach soured the first time he walked through the door, a foreign smell trailing behind him. He would scuttle into the darkest corner, which was nearly pitch black in that dreary old bar, and would sit facing the whole room. 272 more words

Creative Writing