Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues
True Stories of the Unsavory, Unwise, Unorthodox and Unusual from the magazine "Morbid Curiosity"
This quirky book is filled with tales from ordinary people -- who just happen to have eccentric, peculiar interests. Ranging from the outrageous (attending a Black Mass, fishing bodies out of San Francisco Bay, making fake snuff films) to the more "mundane" (visiting a torture museum, tracking real vampires through San Francisco), this curiously enjoyable collection of stories, complete with illustrations and informative asides, will entertain and haunt readers long after the final page is turned.
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“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
—commonly attributed to George Orwell
I grew up on a farm. As a girl, I caught snakes bare-handed and watched my dad dress slaughtered rabbits. I wasn’t allowed to get attached to the farm animals, because they were around only to appear on the dinner table. When I graduated from my small-town high school, I attended two years at the local branch of the University of Michigan. In Flint. In 1981. Between the auto industry closing factories and the crack epidemic, there were... see more
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