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DAY TWELVE of The Dirty Dozen, 12 Days of X-mas: Horror Calendar by John J Dick

Wow. We have made it to Day 12 of our holiday celebration. There was so much horror, so much blood and guts, you might wonder what any of this has to do with Christmas. Well, to be honest, very little… but we had fun, didn’t we?

If you would like to continue this creepy fun throughout the days of 2016, please consider picking up a calendar by John J. Dick. I love the idea of a horror calendar, and this one is just plain brutal. Horrible Things 2016 is truly sick, and I mean that as praise.

All purchases can be made through John’s Paypal account. He sure would appreciate it (bless those starving artists). And these models are DYING to be hung on your wall. ūüôā

The purchase link is:




DAY EIGHT of The Dirty Dozen, 12 Days of X-mas: Gifts for the Hardcore Horror Fan

The hardcore horror junkie¬†can¬†be hard¬†to shop for, so I’ve put together a¬†list, chock full of ideas, sure to please any fans of¬†the macabre. I only wish I had posted it sooner, on Day 1¬†or 2¬†of the countdown. But there’s still time to order some of these before X-mas, and all of these items would make great BIRTHDAY gifts as well, just right for the horror fan in your life.

Luna Moon Gothic Jewelry:



Twisted Ponies:


Box Of Dread:

Box of Dread is a really cool subscription that arrives at your doorstep monthly in the form of a package filled with surprise horror swag. I’ve heard good things from people¬†who signed up. Apparently. you get a decent amount of swag¬†(posters, DVDs, action figures, etc) for the cost.

box of dread


Mogwais and Gizmos!

There are TONS of places online to purchase a mogwai for that special Gremlins lover in your life. Just remember the rules! No bright light, no baths, no munchies after the witching hour. ūüôā

Long Gone Dolls.

This shop is amazing. I’ve linked the Facebook and Etsy page, but I¬†should¬†warn you, they go extremely fast. One minute the newest doll is for sale, the next minute it’s long gone. No lie!

Visit on Facebook, or check out the Etsy shop:


And check this out! Handmade cthulhu statues! I totally need this for my writing desk!


Well, that’s all I’ve got for you today, but the world wide web has SO MANY great gifts for the horror fan, if you’re willing to search. ūüôā See you tomorrow, for Day Nine of our X-mas celebration.

DAY FIVE of The Dirty Dozen, 12 Days of X-mas: Death March Studio

It’s Day 5 of our 12 Days of X-mas bash!

I can’t afford five golden rings, but I’ve got lots more horror to spread!¬†I do love dark¬†photography, don’t you?¬†Please welcome special guest Death March Studio. If you like their work, check out their Facebook page!¬†

I’d also like to credit the models (and I hope I snagged their names correctly from the page):¬†Tara Tarpey,¬†Christina Marie, and Nick Schultz appear in these photos. Enjoy.

Death March - Tara TarpeyDeath March 1Death March 2Death March 3 - Christina Mariedeath march- nick schultzdeath march

Death March Studio. If you like their work, check out their Facebook page!

HORROR ART – dark painters


I love this quote by Leonardo da Vinci. Often¬†embracing what society considers “dark” makes for awesome artwork… and¬†today I’d like to¬†shine a¬†spotlight on my favorite horror artists! This blog will focus on dark artists who take brush to canvas in the name of all things creepy. Below you will find skilled painters¬†whose works have awed¬†and amazed the horror realm, and of course, I’ve provided links to their websites.

Please respect these artists and their work by not¬†stealing it! You’ll just get busted and look like a total loser anyway. Ha! Now on to the fun…

Jerrod Brown





Award winning Horror Artist Jerrod Brown produces everything from murals to illustrations, from monstrous portraiture to genre book covers. In addition to producing original acrylic on canvas paintings straight out of his home studio, Jerrod also sells his paintings and prints at various galleries, shows, conventions and by mail order (Over 3000 prints of his work have been sold since Oct. 2008). For more info, visit:


Stephen Cooney






Stephen Cooney has been painting for as long as he can remember. He has always loved horror and fantasy art. Human skin served as his canvas for many years as a tattoo artist, before he began painting commissioned pieces for book and magazine covers. You may recognize his work at many popular horror publishers. Although most of his work has to do with horror and fantasy, he is always willing to try new projects on different subjects. For more information, visit:


Suzzan Blac





Suzzan Blac has earned¬†SO MUCH¬†of my respect. She’s gifted at portraying the horrific¬†side of human nature in oil paint, and she’s open about the history of sexual abuse that led her down this dark path of self-expression, which takes real guts (much like the guts she paints so well). Her auto-biography, The Rebirth Of Suzzan Blac, was an incredible read and deepened my admiration for the artist. To learn more, visit:¬†


Well, that’s it. I hope you enjoyed the artwork. There are tons¬†more horror artists¬†out there waiting to be discovered. Feel free to comment with reader¬†suggestions!

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