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The Books of the Dead! muhuhuhahaha

Why do horror stories often feature mysterious relics that often have information encoded in them, such as accursed old books, runes, etc.? What kinds of anxieties is this trope meant to express? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Apr 4, 2013 - 34 answers

Acid reflex can't swallow

Acid reflex can't swallow anything. YANMD but maybe you can help me in a pinch. [more inside]
posted by bananafish on Dec 25, 2012 - 14 answers

New Old Stuff

Is there a term for the rising popularity of new things manufactured to look old, such as relic guitars, faded jeans, and worn picture frames? [more inside]
posted by relucent on Apr 15, 2009 - 34 answers

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