Hello fellow Pokemon Trainers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more crazy entries. Now, let’s begin!
Boarnograf (The Corruption Pokemon) #384 Dark/Ground Type Ability: Guts (Increases Attack by 50% if inflicted with a status condition) Genderless Appearance: A fearsome-looking beast that resembles a giant, red boar. Doesn’t evolve. Is the Legendary counterpart of Griffawork. Ht: 11’6” Wt: 1000.9 lbs Base Stats: HP: 130, Attack: 160, Defense: 125, Sp. Atk: 85, Sp. Def: 95, Speed: 105 Base Stat Total: 700 (Insanely good stats. The highest base stats of all Ground and Dark Types. Also, it has the highest Attack stat of all Pokemon). Immune to Psychic and Electric. Weak to Fairy, Ice, Grass, Bug, Fighting, and Water.
Entry: A champion of an ancient civilization, it conquered many rival nations until it imploded from its own corruption.
Praunch (The Prawn Pokemon) #099 Water/Fighting Type Possible Abilities: Swift Swim (Speed is doubled in the rain) or Technician (Boosts 60 power or less moves by 50%) Evolves into Karawn at Level 23 and Mabster at Level 40 Appearance: A prawn with a fist for a tail. Gender Ratio: 50/50 Base Stats: HP: 30, Attack: 70, Defense: 70, Sp. Atk: 40, Sp. Def: 25, Speed: 60 Base Stat Total: 295 (Not bad Attack and Defense Stats) Ht: 1’04” Wt: 4.4 lbs Weak to Flying, Grass, Electric, Fairy, and Psychic.
Entry: Praunch usually dives to the seafloor where it can break rock formations with its tail to find food.
Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and my Art Gallery is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some great works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!
Centro Tree by Larry Carlson Archival pigment print on metallic paper
This is a fantastic work by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. It’s an outdoor scene with a very colorful and trippy sky. The background is also filled with fiery trees, psychedelic mushrooms, and multi-headed creatures. We also have a mysterious lake that’s covered in mandalas. In conclusion, this is uniquely awesome work that still fascinates me to this day.
The Clearing by Rene Magritte 1944 oil on canvas
This is a beautiful work by “Master Surrealist”, Rene Magritte. It’s another outdoor piece with many gorgeous colors. It appears to be the middle of the day, and the sky is a milky blue. There’s also various birds surrounding the area, and, for some reason, a large baguette. It almost looks like the remains of a picnic, and this bizarre object brings the humor of the work together. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.
Konbanwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more fascinating yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!
Hinoenma are incredibly dangerous creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as absolutely gorgeous women, but don’t be fooled, they want your blood! These monsters use their beautiful looks to obliterate men. They first suck out the male’s lifeblood and virility, and this causes them to become weak and poor. Upon death, the monstrous yokai swiftly moves onto its next victim.
Nogitsune are lupine spirits of Japanese mythology. Unlike Kitsune, these yokai are mighty tricksters, and love to possess humans.
Hello everyone, and welcome to a brand new topic! Strange cinema has always intrigued me, and I have finally decided to give it the significance it deserves. Every two weeks, I will be discussing some new strange films. Now, let’s go on a strangely epic adventure!
Freaks (1932) Unrated Directed by: Tod Browning Written by: Clarence Aaron Robbins, Leon Gordon, and Willis Goldbeck. Starring: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, and Olga Baclanova. Genres: Horror, Drama 64 mins Black and White
This highly controversial film ended Tod Browning’s career. The movie starred actual freakshow performers, and people thought it was extremely hard to watch because of it. It’s the story of a beautiful trapeze artist named Cleopatra. She falls in love with a little person, but is really just after his inheritance. During a dinner party, she becomes intoxicated and verbally attacks the freaks. They respond by horrifically mutilating her body. She becomes a freak, and her new appearance is terrifying. If I ever watch this film, I will review it in its entirety.
Street Trash (1987) Unrated (Probably R) for Blood and Gore, Strong Language, Offensive Humor, Gross-out Humor, Sex, Alcohol Consumption, and Disturbing Scenes Directed by: James M. Muro Written by: Roy Frumkes Starring: Mike Lackey, Vic Noto, and Bill Chepil Genres: Comedy, Horror Run Time: 91 minutes Color
This ultra-bizarre film, along with The Stuff, The Fly, Terrordome, and The Incredible Melting Manstarted the sub genre of Body Horror known as Melting Movies. The story is about a liquor store owner that finds a strange case of alcohol known as Viper. He ends up selling the booze to hobos for $1, and calamity ensues! The hobos begin to melt quite graphically with tons of CGI gore and sound effects. Seems like a stupidly fun film that I definitely want to watch someday.
Parental Advisory! These books may discuss some controversial themes. You have been warned!
Hello everyone, and welcome to a brand new post! I’ve wanted to discuss this topic for a very long time, and I thought that today would be a good place to start. Throughout the years, I’ve read some absolutely bizarre books. When I discovered “Bizarro Fiction” for the first time, it was like a match made in heaven! This genre is insane, and covers some of the most mind-blowing stories I’ve ever read. I see it as the “Abstract Art of Literature”. It has different meanings depending on who reads them, and isn’t afraid to touch on some offensive subjects. If this post makes you interested in this wonderful genre, then I’ve done my part. Now, let’s dive into the amazing world of Bizarro Fiction!
John Dies At The End by David Wong 2009 Genres: Bizarro Fiction, Horror, Humor, Science Fiction 464 Pages Age Rating: 17+ (Strong Language, Gore, Violence, Disturbing Imagery, Drug Usage)
I’ve talked about this book multiple times in the past, and I still love it to death. The story is about two college kids that fight the paranormal occurrences in their undisclosed town. It also has to do with an absolutely insane drug known as “Soy Sauce”. The book was made into an equally awesome film, and spawned two sequel novels which are just as crazy. Unlike most Bizarro Fiction books, this one can be found at local bookstores and libraries. I highly recommend checking this book out, and would love to hear what you think of it in the comments’ section below.
Zombies and Shit by Carlton Mellick III October 17th, 2010 Genres: Bizarro Fiction, Horror, Survival, Punk, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Fantasy 312 Pages Age Rating: 17+ (Gore, Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Shocking Imagery, Cultural Issues)
What is there to say about Carlton Mellick III? He easily is one of the godfathers of Bizarro Fiction. His crazy look and explosively intriguing books make him standout in the crowd of literature. I first discovered him when I was researching books that were similar to the one mentioned above. The crazy artwork alone pulled me into the rabbit hole, and there I stayed. This particular novel is one of his coolest and most fascinating. It literally is what would have happened if you were to put Battle Royale, Mad Max, and Dawn of the Dead into a blender. If you like survival novels, you will adore this book. It is equally humorous and tragic with an excellent blend of hardcore punk. The twenty different characters are also very unique, and the story has many ridiculous plot twists throughout. Once again, I highly recommend picking up this book because it is one hell of a unique ride. (Zombies and Shit can be purchased on Amazon for $13)
The main picture on this post is of the “Godfather of Bizarro Fiction” himself, Carlton Mellick III.
Hello fellow Pokemon Trainers! It’s time for us to take a look at some more crazy entries. I hope you guys are ready to be confused and astonished. Now, let’s begin!
Slugbud (The Buddy Pokemon) #372 Water/Poison Type Possible Abilities: Hydration (Heals status effects in the rain) or Sap Sipper (Absorbs Grass-Type moves and converts them into an Attack boost) Evolves into Slughug at Level 30 and Slugfugg at Level 48 Female Only Appearance: A cute fusion of Goomy and Mudkip Ht: 1’04” Wt: 13.2 lbs Base Stats: HP: 55 Attack: 60 Defense: 65 Sp. Atk: 35 Sp. Def: 45 Speed: 20 Base Stat Total: 280 (Pretty decent for a first evolution) Weak to Electric, Ground, and Psychic
Entry: This Pokemon is your best buddy. It’ll stick by you through tough times to comfort you.
Uwotto (The Xeno Pokemon) #228 Psychic/Steel Type Possible Abilities: Compound Eyes (Increases accuracy of moves by 30%) or Intimidate (Lowers foe’s attack) Appearance: An awesome Xenomorph encased in pure metal. Gender Ratio 50/50 Evolves from Ayylamo holding a metal coat Base Stats: HP: 80 Attack: 110 Defense: 105 Sp.Atk: 90 Sp.Def: 100 Speed: 80 Base Stat Total: 565 (Great stats and has the greatest base stat total of all non-legendary Psychic Pokemon) Immune to Poison and Weak to Ground, Ghost, Fire, and Dark.
Entry: U fuckin wot m8 swear down on me grandmum I will wreck ye swear down.
Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and my Gallery is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome paintings. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!
Rainbow Acid by Larry Carlson Archival print on paper
This is a very fascinating work by “Master Surrealist”, Larry Carlson. It is a mixture of detailed Realism and Carlson’s signature Surrealism. The painting is of two female figures with strange hairstyles. The leftmost woman has long, brown hair with flowers on each side, while the rightmost figure has black hair fashioned like a geisha. They also appear to be nude, and do not have any facial features. Instead of a face, the girls have a dark black void that seems to suck up anything that comes to close to it. There are also rainbow lasers shooting out of both face holes, giving the piece an eerie feeling. I really enjoy the work, and would love to hear what you guys think of it in the comments’ section below.
Undiscovered Genius by Jean-Michel Basquiat Part of The Daros Suite of Thirty-two Drawings 1982-83 Acrylic, oil paintstick, pastel, crayon, charcoal, and pencil on paper.
This is a wonderful work by “Amazing Artist”, Basquiat. As expected by the artist, the piece is truly unique, and has many fascinating qualities. It is covered with Basquait’s signature motifs like repeated words, abstract faces, and pseudo-realistic objects. The painting appears to take place in Mississippi during the first half of the 1900’s. We see a depiction of a slave ship, as well as the words “Africa” and “Black Country. There’s also a very detailed picture of an African American musician near the painting’s center. It’s a very unique work, and I’d love to hear your opinions on it in the comments’ section below.