Archive for the ‘Monsters’ Category

Eaten Alive
This Early 12th Century Carved Stone Capital From a Column of the Notre-Dame de Montermoyen in Bourges, France (On Display at the Worcester Art Museum) Depicts Human Beings Being Devoured Alive by Various Monsters and Beasts Including Two Very Hungry Lions (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 13, 2015)

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This Humongous Head of a Sinister Clown Served as a Backdrop for the Dia de los Muertos Halloween Costume Contest Held Last Year at 11th Annual Market of the Living Dead @ SoWa on Harrison Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 23, 2015)

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A Metallic Bust of a Lycanthrope (Better Known as a Werewolf) Seen on Display at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 30, 2019)

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The Visage of a Monstrous Green Man (a Face Consisting of or Surrounded by Foliage) Juts Out From the Facade of the Burnside Building Located on Main Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 4, 2018)

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This Menacing Alien Creature Sculpted From Scrap Pieces of Metal Is Just One of Many Such Fantastical Sculptures to Be Found at Herb Mackey’s Metal Sculpture Yard in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 25, 2018)

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The Giant Head of Frankenstein’s Monster (Carved out of a Wooden Log) Hangs From Chains on the Side of the Worcester Trading Post on Chandler Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 1,  2016)

Halloween Is the Most Terrifying Season of the Year When the Front Yard of an Ordinary House in a Quiet Neighborhood (Like This One on Undisclosed Street in Worcester, Massachusetts)
Might Be Suddenly Inexplicably Transformed….

Scary Cemetery

Haunted Angels
Into an Ancient Haunted Burial Ground….

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Strewn With Human Skulls….

RIP Tombstone
And Decomposing Corpses….

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With the Dead Rising From Their Graves….

Grim Reaper & angel

Hooded spectres
And Visitations From Black Hooded Spectres….

Demon Playgrounds
Or a Playground for the Possessed….

Posessed Doll

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With Demonic Dolls….

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And a Skeletal Tyke Riding His Trike…

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While His Parents Scramble onto the Roof!  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 29, 2014)


An Egyptian Mummy Emerges from a Wooden Casket on the Front Lawn of a Home on Mason Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 18, 2015)

Dover Demon (4)From My Previous Posts, You May Be Under the Impression That the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine Is Filled With Just Exhibits on Sasquatch, But to Dispell That Notion, Here Is Their Display on the Mysterious Dover Demon (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 21, 2019)

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Guy-Olivier Deveau’s “Rising from the Abyss”, This Year’s First Place Winner at the Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition, Appears to Have Crawled From Mankind’s Most Terrifying Erotic  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 12 , 2016)