Tag: monsters

Medieval beasts are transformed into piñatas!

Roberto Benavidez transforms beasts from Medieval illuminated manuscripts–in particular the Luttrell Psalter–into sweet, sweet piñatas. So many cool critters in this gallery! “’I have always admired and gravitated towards old painting techniques,’ Benavidez says of his piñatas. ‘The oddness of the creatures and people, the odd perspective—they were […]

I’m with the Werewolves

When I was a kid, I loved monsters. I dressed up as a monster or an alien (i.e., stealth monster) every Halloween. I watched monsters movies on weekends and tokusatsu shows or whatever featured monsters after school. I loved kaiju and the monsters on Sesame Street and The Muppet […]

“Star Virgin”

Friend of the Gutter, Todd Stadtman reviews Star Virgin (1988) at Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! “I approached Star Virgin expecting lightweight Japanese erotica, but what I got was something altogether more charming. What it was instead was a frenetic procession of goofy rubber monsters, robots, fun miniature […]