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1. The human skeleton can gain consciousness and vibrate until all the flesh melts away. Milk only increases this possibility.

2. There’s a tiny version of you living inside a random coconut, singing about your fears until its inevitable death.

3. A penguin wearing a tuxedo is invisible to the naked eye.

4. The human-faced beetles living in your walls can eat up to 100 pounds of human organs a day.

5. If you read the word octopus three times in a row, you will transmogrify into an octopus octopus octopus.

6. Your cat is the center of the universe.

7. Night lights actually attract monsters. Sorry, kids.

8. Plants are, in fact, just extremely lazy animals.

9. The cockroaches that meld with your face while you sleep are called shadow bugs. You will have to live with them.

10. In some countries, science is considered more reliable than unscience.

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Here they are, peeps, in no particular order. I focused here on stand-alone books.

1. The Sculptor by Scott McCloud

2. Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

3. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

4. The Encyclopedia of Early Earth by Isabel Greenberg

5. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

6. Aya: Life in Yop City by Marguerite Abouet

7. Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks

8. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

9. Stitches by David Small

10. Shortcomings by Adrian Tomine

11. Uzumaki by Junji Ito

12. The Arrival by Shaun Tan

13. Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton

14. Epileptic by David B.

15.  Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller

16. Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware

17. Superman: Red Son by Mark Millar

18. Palestine by Joe Sacco

19. Watchmen by Alan Moore

20. Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle

21. Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

22. Maus by Art Spiegelman

23. Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan

24. Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

25. Jane, the Fox, and Me by Fanny Britt

Of course, I’m only scratching the surface here. What are some of your favorites?

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Here you go, peeps. These are in no particular order.

1. Pi

2. Alice

3. Rubber

4. Blue Velvet

5. Cannibal! The Musical

6. The Toxic Avenger

7. Oldboy

8. John Dies at the End

9. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

10. Big Trouble in Little China

11. Barbarella

12. Total Recall

13. Twin Peaks

14. Black Mirror

15. Comedy Bang! Bang!

16. Labyrinth

17. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

18. Life 2.0

19. Kung Fu Hustle

20. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

21. James and the Giant Peach

22. The Fifth Element

23. Portlandia

24. The Dark Crystal

25. Teeth

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This list was put together by Jeremy C. Shipp, Joshua Shipp, and Lena Coleman.

1. The Nightmare Before Christmas

2. The Fifth Element

3. Big Trouble in Little China

4. Labyrinth

5. The Dark Crystal

6. Spirited Away

7. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

8. The NeverEnding Story

9. The Fall

10. Memento

11. The Muppet Movie

12. Paprika

13. The City of Lost Children

14. Pan’s Labyrinth

happinesskatakuris15. The Happiness of the Katakuris

16. Dark City

17. Ghost in the Shell

18. Mulholland Drive

19. The Secret of Kells

20. Being John Malkovich

21. Hellboy

22. Fight Club

23. Akira

24. Redline

25. Total Recall

26. Spellbound

27. Planet of the Apes

28. Serenity

29. Dune

30. Blade Runner

31. Avatar

32. Ghostbusters

33. Beetlejuice

34. The Lord of the Rings series

35. The Lego Movie

36. Men in Black

37. Princess Mononoke

38. Ponyo

39. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

40. Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare

41. WALL-E

42. The Evil Dead series

43. Moon

44. Totoro

45. Willow

46. Tron

deadleaves47. Dead Leaves

48. Godzilla series

49. Alien(s)

50. The Wizard of Oz

51. Evangelion Movies

52. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

53. The Secret of NIMH

54. Fantasia

55. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

56. The Three Lives of Thomasina

57. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

58. Sin City

59. Captain EO

60. Raising Arizona

61. Cool World

62. Darby O’Gill and the Little People

63. Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure

64. Team America

65. Like Water for Chocolate

66. Dead Alive

67. Eraserhead

68. King Kong

69. House 2

hausu70. Hausu

71. The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

72. The Harry Potter series

73. Where the Wild Things Are

74. Little Nemo

75. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

76. Brazil

77. Adaptation

78. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

79. Who Framed Roger Rabbit

80. The Princess Bride

81. The Matrix

82. Hook

83. Mars Attacks!

84. Moulin Rouge

85. Švankmajer’s Alice

86. Metropolis

87. Flash Gordon

88. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

89. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

90. Stargate

91. Kung Fu Hustle

92. The Triplets of Belleville

93. Jurassic Park

94. Rashomon

95. The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

96. Toys

97. Dick Tracy

98. Batman

returnoz99. Return to Oz

100. Mad Max

101. The Blob

102. Gremlins

103. The Last Starfighter

104. Spawn

105. Kick-Ass

106. The Last Unicorn

107. 2001: A Space Odyssey

108. Black Swan

109. The Toxic Avenger

110. Duck Soup

111. Delicatessen

We’re just scratching the surface here. What are some of your favorite imaginative films?

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Here you go, gnomies. These are in no particular order.

1. Nightcrawler

2. You’re Next

3. Let the Right One In

4. The Babadook

5. Oldboy

6. I Saw the Devil

7. The Machinist

8. Rosemary’s Baby

9. Pontypool

10. Ju-On: the Grudge

11. The Eye 2

12. Dragon Tattoo Trilogy

13. The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari

14. The Exorcist

15. Oculus

16. Saw

17. Scream

18. A Nightmare on Elm Street

19. Ravenous

20. Hellraiser

21. The House of the Devil

22. The Host

23. Following

24. The Others

25. Blue Velvet

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1. Princess Mononoke
2. Dark Crystal
3. Memento
4. Adventures of Baron Munchausen
5. Dead Alive
6. Fight Club
7. Labyrinth
8. Robin Hood
9. Star Wars
10. Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
11. City Of Lost Children
12. The Nightmare Before Christmas
13. Psycho
14. Oldboy
15. Eraserhead

I’m tagging everyone who reads this. Post your 15 films on your blog.

Here’s my list of 20 “bad” movies that I love. These films are often entertaining in ways that the filmmakers never intended.

1. The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

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2. The Room

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3. Troll 2

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4. Hobgoblins

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5. Manos: The Hands of Fate

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6. Plan 9 from Outer Space

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7. Birdemic: Shock and Terror

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8. The Final Sacrifice

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9. Merlin’s Shop of Mystical Wonders

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10. Eegah

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11. Reefer Madness

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12. The Legend of the Titanic

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13. Cool as Ice

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14. Werewolf

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15. The Giant Spider Invasion

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16. Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

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17. The Gingerdead Man

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18. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

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19. Teen-Age Strangler

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20. Wolfman (1979)

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Honorable Mention: BiscuitHands, the Animated Musical

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What movies would you include on your “so bad they’re good” list?

Here’s my list of 20 fun horror films that I love. Not all of these movies are scary, but they’re filled with monsters and horror tropes.

1. Dead Alive

2. Trick ‘r Treat

3. Evil Dead 2

4. House 2

5. The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

6. Bio Zombie

7. Cannibal! The Musical

8. The Happiness of the Katakuris

9. Tucker & Dale vs Evil

10. Shaun of the Dead

11. Fido

12. Beetlejuice

13. The Cabin in the Woods

14. Scream

15. Gremlins

16. ParaNorman

17. Drag Me to Hell

18. The Funhouse

19. Basket Case

20. Delicatessen

What are your favorite fun horror films?

Here’s my list of 50 movies to watch on Halloween. They’re not  all scary, but they’re all slinkster cool. Oh, and when I list a movie, I’m always talking about the original (not a remake).

1. Audition

2. Dead Alive

3. Spellbound

4. The House of the Devil

5. The Omen

6. Carnival of Souls

7. Dark and Stormy Night

8. Bio Zombie

9. Eraserhead

10. The Orphanage

11. Das Experiment

12. Tetsuo 2

13. The Happiness of the Katakuris

14. Psycho

15. The Exorcist

16. Ringu

17. Shutter

18. Let the Right One In

19. The Descent

20. The City of Lost Children

21. Spirited Away

22. Pan’s Labyrinth

23. The Dark Crystal

24. The Nightmare Before Christmas

25. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

26. Garfield’s Halloween Adventure

27. Beetlejuice

28. The Host

29. Imprint

30. Ink

31. The Shining

32. Cube

33. Cannibal! The Musical

34. The Devil’s Backbone

35. May

36. Perfect Blue

37. Brazil

38. Ju-on

39. Paranormal Activity

40. Fido

41. Delicatessen

42. The Eye 2

43. The Great Yokai War

44. Gozu

45. Battle Royale

46. A Tale of Two Sisters

47. Shaun of the Dead

48. The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

49. Return to Oz

50. Troll 2

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1. Azumanga Daioh

2. Dragon Ball

3. Revolutionary Girl Utena

4. Giant Robo

5. Ah! My Goddess

6. Ranma ½

7. One Piece

8. Maison Ikkoku

9. Bleach

10. Naruto

11. Sailor Moon

12. Neon Genesis: Evangelion

13. Cowboy Bebop

14. Dragon Half

15. City Hunter

16. Crest of the Stars

17. Detective Conan

18. Don’t Leave Me Alone Daisy

19. Gakuen Alice

20. Hunter X Hunter

21. Kare Kano

22. Kodomo No Omocha

23. Marmalade Boy

24. Excel Saga

25. Strawberry Marshmallow

26. Sakura Wars

27. School Rumble

28. Serial Experiments Lain

29. Slayers

30. Tenchi Muyo!

31. Vampire Princess Miyu

32. Victorian Romance Emma

33. Yu Yu Hakusho

34. Witch Hunter Robin

35. Rurouni Kenshin

36. Fushigi Yugi

37. Cardcaptor Sakura

38. A Little Snow Fairy Sugar

39. Haunted Junction

40. Kamichu

41. FLCL

42. Trigun

43. Battle Athletes

44. Urusei Yatsura

45. Happy Lesson

46. Princess Tutu

47. Aria

48. Princess Nine

49. Blue Seed

50. Sakura Diaries

Joshua Shipp is a young (and handsome) zoologist who enjoys exploring the cultures of the world through movies, TV shows, games, music, and books.  When he’s not sitting around doing nothing, he’s sitting around doing nothing while videotaping ground squirrels getting surprised looks on their faces.  Or the squirrel equivalent of that, anyway.

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