Tag: underwater

The Gill-Man in Love

Is it the human or the not-human that terrifies people in The Creature from the Black Lagoon?  Frank Wu writes about the Gill-Man, the Uncanny Valley and “the human and inhuman at war within ourselves.” (Thanks, Chuck!)

Abyssal Creatures

Fascinated by the ocean’s abyss? There’s a gallery of mysterious wonder and beauty–and even more mysterious occasional cuteness–at the website for Claire Nouvian’s new book about abyssal species. (Link updated, Oct. 2013)