552. Monsters Like Growing in Stature, and also, in Monsterness

552. Monsters Like Growing in Stature, and also, in Monsterness

“Through their trials and tribulations, cheerfulness and heartaches, they had remained beautiful to each other. Although their youth and innocence had slightly faded, it was silently known among them they were no longer little ghouls. They were now little monsters.”   —Quoted from Chapter 49 of Louisa May Alcott’s Little…

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Halloween Week 2018: Stretch Your Celebrations with these Spooky Fun Holidays

Monsters get restless in the days before Halloween! We’re not very patient creatures, after all. Over the years, we monsters have developed* a series of Halloween Week holidays to help us get into the spooky spirit while letting us create mayhem well before our neighbors are prepared. So, grab your cape,…

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551. Monsters Like Animating the Cold, Lifeless Fingers of V.C. Andrews

551. Monsters Like Animating the Cold, Lifeless Fingers of V.C. Andrews

Andrews, author of the 1979 horror bestseller Flowers in the Attic died in 1986. Yet, she has written dozens and dozens of books since she started pushing up daisies. How? If we monsters told you our secret, we’d have to kill you. . . . . too.

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550. Monsters Like Sports

550. Monsters Like Sports

Humans are lazy. They say they like sports. Maybe they even do—a little. I see mortals at the bars, wearing their team jerseys and t-shirts. After the game, they go home and take them off. What? If you really loved your sport, your merchandise would be worn all the time.…

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This is Halloween! This is Halloween!: An SML Monster News Roundup

What October Brings: A Lovecraftian Celebration of Halloween

In many ways, we enjoy the weeks leading up to Halloween more than the day itself. The decorations. The planning. The antici…. And most of all, we love all the wonderfully horrific and macabre projects everyone is working on! A host of new horror films are being debuted at festivals…

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549. Monsters Like Eisenhower-era Punishments

549. Monsters Like Eisenhower-era Punishments

Monsters like the good old days, when there were no rules and children were there to be terrorized. Some of you remember when it was quite acceptable for teachers to make students stand in the corner. But then came all those new guidelines requiring us to be civil to youngsters.…

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548. Monster Like Shiny Accessories

548. Monster Like Shiny Accessories

The best hair. The freshest nails. The tightest skin. We monsters take our looks very seriously. You know this—you’ve read all of our posts about fashion (see here and here). But nothing brings the ensemble together like the perfect piece of bling! You ever find the right jewelry, but you…

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