Friday, April 4, 2014

The Letter D: Don't go out after....


The letter D....so many options here...but I have decided to go with:

So serious and upright
Dark Humor

Some may think the popularity of dark humor was made available with the onset of silent films.  Vampires, Ed Wood, etc.  But Dark Humor is a long established media.

Here are samples of dark humor:


Dark humor and curious history
These are worth some giggles out there.  
More dark humor in Victorian times

20 comments:

  1. Proving people had a sense of humor even back then!

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  2. "Hey, honey, when I said I wanted your head on my lap..." Oh, my, you made me laugh out loud this morning, Susan!

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  3. Gosh....people actually found humour in that?

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  4. What about Lizzie Borden? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizzie_Borden)
    You forgot about her, right? Oh, well.

    Blessings and Bear hugs!

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  5. I love dark humor - dark humor is better than no humor at all :)

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  6. I didn't know they had dark humor like that in Victorian times!

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  7. haha dark humor can sure be fun. Heads up!

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  8. Wow it shows we are not very different no matter how much time passes.

    Brandon Ax: Writer's Storm

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  9. I wonder what we'll see under Trick or Photography. Or Ingenious.
    This was fun.

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  10. I'm all for dark humor, admittedly though, my 7 year old son came over as I pulled up this post, and he says the pictures are just scary. Oops. Dark humor is definitely only for adults.

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  11. Now they really can put their heads together

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  12. Much of my humour lives on the dark side - so I loved these. Thank you.

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  13. Wow! I had no idea people were doing things like that when photography was so young. The couple with the man holding his wife's head... I bet they were a hoot!

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  14. How funny, I didn't know they were so much into headless figures.

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  15. I love these!! Dark humor is my favorite and I can't get enough of the Addams Family and similarly themed shows and books.

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  16. Ha ha. Great post, Susan. That last pic, the smiling face of the dead woman, is creepy, as it should be. Dark humor is always good.

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  17. You went headless, Susan. What can we look forward to as you go down the alphabet?

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  18. Hi human, Susan,

    Thought I'd head over to your site. Love dark humour and I wont put my neck on the line.

    Penny, the pawsitive host of the Alphabark Challenge, 2014!

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  19. Rather a good way to check the back of your head, to be sure your hair is sitting properly.

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Go ahead...it won' t hurt...I'd love to hear what you think!