Vlad The Impaler – A Short History

On July 8, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Vlad the Impaler is a household name throughout Europe and beyond. He has become synonymous with the vicious and the blood thirsty. But despite his infamy, I really didn’t know much about him, other...

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Beautiful Pictures Of Eskimos From 1879

On July 6, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Eskimos, or Inuits as they prefer to be known are a group that developed in Alaska around 4,000 years ago. Braving the harshest of conditions, and despite all odds, managing to thrive. Although...

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Réunion Island – A French Gem In The Indian Ocean

On July 5, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Something that always gives me great pleasure is getting visits on my site from countries I’ve never heard of, and recently I got a visit from Réunion Island. I’d not come across Réunion so I had a look at it....

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Surprisingly Racist And Sexist Vintage Adverts

On June 29, 2013 by Lazer Horse

We all know that opinions change over time, but it’s only when you look back a few decades that you can see how fast they have changed. Racism has not dissipated entirely of...

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Brother Jack McDuff - Hot Barbeque

Brother Jack McDuff – The Perfect Accompaniment To Burgers

On June 8, 2013 by Lazer Horse

“Brother” Jack McDuff was an American jazz organist and organ trio bandleader who was big throughout the hard bop and soul jazz era of the 1960s, often performing with an organ trio. He wrote the track below so that you don’t have to worry when you’re...

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Old Horror Film Posters & Theatrical Trailers Part 2

On June 6, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome back to the second installment of classic old horror film posters and theatrical trailers. If you missed part one of this B-Movie horror train, CLICK HERE or forever hold your peace. I’ve got...

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Old Horror Films - Retro Film Posters - How To Make A Monster

Old Horror Film Posters & Theatrical Trailers Part 1

On June 4, 2013 by Lazer Horse

For your perusal today, I bring you a selection of old horror film posters and their theatrical trailers. I love the tone and swagger of old horror flicks, they promise to be the...

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Unicorns - Old Pictures - Ulisse Aldrovandi - 1658

Human Unicorn & Unicorn Believers

On May 19, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Are unicorns real? Well, no. They used to be considered real by scientists of the time though. Naturalists have made some errors over the years, for instance, when Greek sailors found an elephant skull...

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Victorian Freak Show Posters - Babil & Bijou - Giant Amazon Queen

Victorian Freak Shows: Us But On A Bad Day

On May 18, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Initially I was just going to do a short post where I banged up some old fashioned posters from Victorian freak shows for us all to enjoy. But the characters all looked so...

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Zdzisław Beksiński - Dark eyes

Zdzisław Beksiński: Terrifying Visions Of Hell By Murdered Polish Painter

On May 12, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Zdzisław Beksiński was an incredibly talented Polish artist who depicted bleak and depressing, sci-fi scenes. Sadly, his life was cut short by a tragic murder. Here we examine some of his best work...

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