This week, I submitted my first ever entry into a Tableau-related dataviz competition. The competition is #IronQuest and the topic had to relate to sea creatures. I contacted Sarah Bartlett, the organizer of the #IronQuest, to see if I could use a mythical sea creature. She confirmed I could, so I decided to have my […]

Have you ever wanted to go looking for the Loch Ness Monster? Or wondered what the Baba Yaga flies around in or even where to find a three-headed dog? We’ve put together 40 of the most spooky night time monsters that will give you a real fright if they chose to hide under your bed. […]

Readers: This great infographic is from Hog Island Press in Philadelphia, PA. Monsters in America: A Cryptozoological Map of the United States is possibly the first of its kind – a snapshot of American cryptozoology that brings together the Jersey Devil, Bigfoot, Mothman, Chupacabra, Shunka Warakin, Caddy, the Honey Island Swamp Monster and many more […]

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson. To honor Mr. Jackson, I thought I would share my story of when I briefly met him. Back in May 1995, I had a couple of dealer tables in the vendor area of the Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention in Los Angeles, California. On […]

Movie monsters come in all shapes and sizes, from tiny Gremlins (don’t feed them after midnight!) to the towering Godzilla. But it’s a mistake to assume that just because they might be destructive, ugly, and extraordinarily grumpy, that they are all innately evil. Many are just misunderstood. Yahoo! Movies created an infographic where they classified their […]