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Monster of the Week: 10 Cloverfield Lane

This Monster of the Week is going to be a little different. Instead of talking about a monster that we’ve already identified, we’re going to play find the monster. Where is it? Well, it’s lurking… somewhere… INSIDE THE HOUSE— —the house at number ten, Cloverfield Lane. DUN DUN DUN Phew. Sorry. I got a little carried […]

Yuki-Onna hovers over a woman seated in half-shadow.

Monster of the Week: Yuki-onna

This week we’ll explore the monstrous side of Japanese folklore–the yokai. Yokai are supernatural beings of legend, some relatively harmless tricksters and others lethal. The Yuki-onna definitely falls into the second category. Yuki-onna translates literally to “snow woman,” and that’s pretty much exactly what they are. Like the winter that heralds their coming, they are […]