Frankenstein

Culture

Nearly Every Horror Movie You Love Is Actually About World War I

In his new book, 'Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror,' historian W. Scott Poole argues the Great War gave filmmakers the visual language that make up scary movies.
Seth Ferranti
10.16.18
studies

Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs

The brains, which were from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.
Julian Morgans
5.7.18
Features

Actress: "My Saving Grace is I Always Try to Put Beauty in My Music"

On his new album 'AZD,' the British producer responds to rumors of his retirement with a complete overhaul of the way he makes music.
Anaïs Duplan
4.19.17
Stuff

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Has Way Too Many Skeletons in His Closet

We spoke with the legendary metal guitarist about his lifelong obsession of collecting horror memorabilia, from vintage toys to old school movie posters.
Giaco Furino
10.27.15
Film

'Bride of Frankenstein' Is Still Sexy and Scary

Funny and genuinely terrifying, the 'Frankenstein' sequel remains one of horror’s unlikely masterpieces.
Colin Fleming
10.26.15
Art

Dela Deso's 31 Days of Grime | Monday Insta Illustrator

Celebrate Halloween with an oozing layer of celebrity grime.
Beckett Mufson
10.19.15
Art

Drawing Robot Sketches C-3PO and a T-800 Terminator

Yeah, Patrick Tresset's 'Robot Portraits' series gets meta.
Beckett Mufson
6.26.15
Comics!

Our Top 11 Comics of 2014

Featuring Jonny Negron, Jesse Moynihan, Gilbert Hernandez, Dick Briefer, and more.
Nick Gazin
12.24.14
Stuff

Komplaint Dept. - Manson vs. Mormon, and the Brides of Frankenstein

What's the connection between the Mormon Church's founder, Joseph Smith, and the geriatric but still notorious and imprisoned Charles Manson? There are lots of them.
Bob Nickas and Alissa Bennett
12.19.14
photoshop

We Talked To The Photographer Who Mashed Siblings Into Single Genetic Portraits

Ino Zeljak shared with us his photos of family members before and after they were Photoshopped into DNA Frankenstein composites.
Zach Sokol
8.14.14
The Book Report

If You Haven't Read 'Frankenstein,' Just Watch 'Frankenhooker'

Prior to teaching <i>Frankenstein</i>, my knowledge of the plot was cobbled together from loosely interpreting Tim Burton films, the moment from the 1931 film adaptation when Dr. Frankenstein screams, “It’s alive! It’s alive!,” and a 1998 Twix...
Krystal Languell
11.11.13
The Cops Issue

Conspiracy Theorizing

Rick Ross is a monster. In fact, the conspiracy-minded blog The Black Operative alarmingly described him as hip-hop's new Frankenstein-a cross between Freeway's beard, Suge Knight's intimidation factor, and Young Jeezy's street credentials.
Macho
6.1.06