Blog Chain: The Monster Mash

Today’s blog chain was started by Matt. He asks:

“Who is your favorite monster?”

I always liked watching scary movies, but can’t say I loved those monsters. But the monster who always creeped me out was The Rack from Buffy. That’s the dude who got Willow hooked on drugs. What freaked me out about him was that he was real as opposed to monster. Yes, he existed in some different realm, in an area that moved constantly and only those who needed the “magic” could find him, but he looked human. And, he was symbolic of a drug dealer. I always found “monsters” who could exist in our world far scarier than those like Freddy or Jason.

Want more creepy? Check out Tere’s fave monster here and tune into Shaun’s spooky pick tomorrow.


10 comments for “Blog Chain: The Monster Mash

  1. October 31, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Oooh, I had totally forgotten about that character… must be time for me to schedule a Buffy marathon.

  2. November 1, 2011 at 12:42 am

    I agree with you! and yes, I will be saying something like this too…

  3. November 1, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    I need to watch Buffy. So many great monsters I’m finding out about through this blog chain.

  4. November 2, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    LOL ditto to what Michelle said. And yes, those real monsters are the most terrifying.

  5. November 3, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    I also agree real monsters are more terrifying than made-up ones!

  6. November 4, 2011 at 9:53 am

    How did I miss your post? No idea. Oh well I’m here now, and I love your choice!

  7. November 6, 2011 at 5:46 pm

    YES. The Rack freaks me out. Just LOOK at him.

    *cries in a corner*

    Great pick!

  8. November 7, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Great choice. You are so right that real people are scarier than monsters. It’s frightening to imagine what real people do to others. It brings horror home in a real way. Nice post!

  9. November 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    Awesome answer. And I completely agree. There are people out there in this world scarier than any make-believe monster.

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