Eaten Alive: Underwater Creatures And THE ABYSS

“Hello darkness, my old friend.”


Eaten Alive! Marlene Clark's Black Femme Monsters

A tribute to the late star of GANJA & HESS.


Eaten Alive! The Deep Dark Woods In THE EVIL DEAD & YELLOWJACKETS

Watch out for the trees!


Eaten Alive! The Not-So Itsy Bitsy Spider in TARANTULA!

With a new crop of spider horror hatching soon, we revisit the '55 classic.


Be(ware) The Swallowing: BONES AND ALL

To eat or not to eat, that is the question

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: GREMLINS

Chaos, camp, and queer liberation.


Be(ware) The Swallowing: Homoerotic Cannibalism in YELLOWJACKETS

Do I want to fuck you, be you, or eat you?

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: Trypophobia

Exploring the fear of holes.

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: Cults In SOCIETY And THE SACRAMENT

Approaching the cult as a devouring entity.

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: Vagina Dentata in JAWS & TEETH

Stay out if you don’t want to get bit.

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: Cats In THE BLACK CAT And CAT PEOPLE

“In her hats are many bats, for spending all her dough on cats.”


Be(ware) The Swallowing: Goo Is Gonna Get You In The Blob And The Stuff

The sticky history of slime horror.


Be(ware) The Swallowing: Hungry Homes In THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE And HOUSE

Not all homes are haunted — some are hungry.

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: Werewolves In THE BEAST MUST DIE And GINGER SNAPS

The shift in the pathology of werewolf transformation (and appetite) through the ages.

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Be(ware) The Swallowing: Devouring Children And Fear Of The Future

Ravenous children in IT’S ALIVE, GOOD MANNERS, and BRIDE BEFORE YOU.