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Reading this, it dawns on me that there are variou...

2009-03-22T14:36:00.000-05:00

Reading this, it dawns on me that there are various definitions of the compound word "set-up".

This had a great set-up! The idea of the Shakespeare ingredients, blah, blah, blah, was pretty damn neat. But this story was also a set-up, in that this pretty unique beginning then petered into something rather more standard. Still, I like the standards around here.

Since we know the Macbeth potion works, here's a list of things they obviously must have stocked in the corner biological supply cold storage back in the fifties (minus those ingredients already listed in the story):

Poisoned entrails, month-old toad venom, charmed pot, a scale off a dragon, the tooth of a wolf, the mummified remains of a witch, the mouth and gullet of a shark which has been eaten by something else, hemlock root harvested in the dark, the liver of a specific human racial stereotype, the gall bladder of a goat, pieces of yew wood cut during an eclipse, the nose of a specific human racial stereotype, the lips of a specific human racial stereotype, the finger of a baby who was strangled in a ditch right after being delivered by an impure woman, and the intestines of a tiger. Bon appétit!



I love a good witch tale and this was a really goo...

2009-03-22T00:13:00.000-05:00

I love a good witch tale and this was a really good one, its not every witch story that actually has them flying on traditional broomsticks! Thanks, and good luck to you sir with the Rondo Award!



@Pappy: Silly, I'm the one with the voodoo dol...

2009-03-21T23:00:00.000-05:00

@Pappy: Silly, I'm the one with the voodoo dolls. *takes pins out* Good boy. ;)

Thank you, Kars, for the superspecial pre-Code witchy goodness! I feel so loved. <3



AS MENTIONED YOU ALREADY GOT MY VOTE KARS!! GREAT ...

2009-03-21T11:47:00.000-05:00

AS MENTIONED YOU ALREADY GOT MY VOTE KARS!! GREAT STORY TODAY, I LIEK THESE ACG TALES, THEY'RE PERFECT ON A SATURDAY MORNING.


AND IT IS COOL TO SEE EMBYS PICTURES FULL SIZE, I WAS CURIOUS ABOUT THEM IN THE THUMBNAILS. COOL !!!!



OK, OK! So I'll vote for you awready! Just take th...

2009-03-21T11:20:00.000-05:00

OK, OK! So I'll vote for you awready! Just take the pins out of the goddam doll. They hurt!



Aha. So now we know Shakespeare's secret: he sold ...

2009-03-21T11:18:00.000-05:00

Aha. So now we know Shakespeare's secret: he sold his soul to Satan!

Would that things could be so easy outside of a horror comic.



Don't forget you have until midnight tonight to vo...

2009-03-21T08:20:00.000-05:00

Don't forget you have until midnight tonight to vote for THOIA in the SEVENTH Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards: Catagory #15: The Horrors of it All for "Best Horror Blog." Click the image at the top of the blog for all the details and cast your vote now--and thanks again for everyone's support!



A dopey enough tale, but that ending is great. A ...

2009-03-21T06:38:00.000-05:00

A dopey enough tale, but that ending is great. A hero who is actually tempted to give in to evil.