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How to Make a Hand of Glory

dead mans hand of glory

Some say that the luck a gambler can get (or fail to get) from a dead man’s hand comes from a play on words, based on the hand of glory. The dead man’s hand is supposed to be the hand of cards held by Wild Bill Hickok in his final poker game. It is generally […]

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Panel of Experts: Genre

panel of experts genre

Question: If you had to label your work, what genre tag would you put on the bulk of it? Horror and dark fiction/art seem to be the two big winners here, in terms of how we would label our work, if we had to label our work. Many of us balk at having to label, […]

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California Deathrock T-shirt

california deathrock kickstarter goth punk spiderweb shirt

Forrest Black and Amelia G just released a mock-up of the design for their California Deathrock T-shirt. A while back, we covered the Kickstarter they were doing for their California Deathrock project. The main part of the project is their forthcoming hardcover art book of deathrock portraits, but they also offered a T-shirt in the […]

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Makeup Columnist Wanted for SyFy Face Off (Paying Market)

face off

You have probably noticed that we have been gearing up to cover the new season of Face Off here at Gothic.net, including an Exclusive Interview with SyFy Face Off Season 2 Winner Rayce Bird by Gothic.net columnist extraordinaire Ed Grabianowski. Dark fashion and beauty site Gothic.Org wants in on the Face Off fun and is […]

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Interview with Grimm star star Silas Weir Mitchel

Silas Weird Mitchel as Monroe on Grimm

Silas Weir Mitchell plays Monroe on NBC’s fairy tale police procedural drama Grimm. Monroe means the titular Grimm Detective Nick Burkhardt in the course of a case and starts helping Nick come to terms with his newfound ability to both see and combat monsters. Monroe himself is Wesen (Grimm speak for supernatural critter). He is […]

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Drew Pinniger Masters Grimm Props

grimm beeware stinger

What does it take to design props for NBC’s fairytale police procedural drama Grimm? Propmaster Drew Pinniger gives us a glimpse in this video interview. He is especially proud of a Jules Verne-inspired bee stinger weapon, but it did not get a lot of air time in the actual episode it was on last season, […]

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Grimm Season 2 Trailer

David Giuntoli Grimm Season 2 Cake

NBC’s television show Grimm is a cop show. With the twist that Detective Nick Burkhardt is a Grimm. This means he can see through the fae glamour the monsters of the Pacific NW use to conceal themselves from mortal man and walk among us. Plus he has some useful super strength and that sort of […]

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Dead Man’s Hand

wild bill hickock of the dead mans hand

Black aces and eights. Wild Bill Hickok was in the middle of a hand of poker when he was shot at Nuttal & Mann’s Saloon No. 10 in Deadwood, in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory. Wild Bill Hickok was a larger-than-life legendary gunman, sometime outlaw, sometime lawman, sometime show shooter, and regular professional gambler. There […]

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Children of the In-Between Art Book

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Delightfully spooky Jodee Taylah is an award-winning artist and illustrator. With the help of Australia’s Love of Books, she has just published a book of her dark drawings. She says her work is “a blend of the fantastical and creepy loveliness” and she is “inspired by stormy days, unusual landscapes, antiques and pocket-watches”. Appealingly gothic […]

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Resident Evil Retribution (Trailer & Pics)

Resident Evil Retribution Movie Li Bing Bing and Milla Jovovich

Resident Evil Retribution. Think Global. Kill Local. In theatres September 14, 2012.

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