Is Heathers a horror film? Horror and social satire

Horror dresses our deepest social nightmares in bloody, lumbering metaphors to force us to confront them. Satire mocks and degrades the underlying social structures that support them. It seems only natural that these two impulses dovetail so often, and that comedy and horror should live together in the same body.

Theme Tuesday: Adaptations

This week on Theme Tuesday, adaptations is our theme. Finding unusual combinations of fine artists, poets and authors converted to animated shorts was the goal of this week’s search. This is only a scratch of the surface of all that’s out there, of course! Enjoy ten videos after the cut.