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History Unmasked

Did you know that beatniks actually imaged themselves after ancient Tibetan demons?

Meanwhile, that creepy guy at the back just has no style. Or eyeballs.


Thoughts on the Uncanny Lesbian on Film

Horror films are, at their core, melodramas; works that delve into the muddled waters of familial, romantic, and sexual relationships in order to showcase the horrors that lie underneath the surface of societal interactions. 1,145 more words


Mikala Dwyer and The Language of Things

“Walter Benjamin understood the true collector’s collection as a ‘magic encyclopedia’. Such a collection is animated. It acquires a life of it’s own. What is more, when objects are added to it they undergo a rebirth as they are placed in this new context.” 1,106 more words

Contemporary Art Practice

Writing the Margins from the Centre and Other Moral Geometries

This blog post is written in fulfilment of a Kickstarter reward claimed during¬†Uncanny¬†Magazine‘s Year One Kickstarter (with apologies for the delay, as the… 1,612 more words

"Hot Toddy"

In the 1931 film “Monkey Business,” comedian Groucho Marx tells actress Thelma Todd: “You’re a woman who’s been getting nothing but dirty breaks. Well, we can clean and tighten your brakes, but you’ll have to stay in the garage all night.” In 1935, Todd was found dead in her garage, apparently having fallen asleep from drinking with the car still running. 8 more words


Preview: Uncanny Season Two #5

Uncanny Season Two #5

writer: Andy Diggle
artist: Aaron Campbell
covers: Jock (a), Ben Oliver (b)
subscription cover: Aaron Campbell
Fans & retailers, order the cover of your choice! 63 more words