Posts tagged "monsters"
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Monster in my Pocket

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Monster in my Pocket

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.

Our Monsters, Ourselves

A review of W. Scott Poole's Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting (Baylor University Press, 2011). By S. Brent Plate My first monster was a repeating nightmare of a headless man named "Johan" who lived in our hallway closet on Mayfield Street, San Bernardino, CA. I was about eight years...