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Butthole Orbs and Vicious Murder: The Haunts and Horrors of Japan’s Toilet Ghosts

Mythic folk creatures built to scare the shit out of you.

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Christmas with the Colonel

For some, Christmas is time to eat cookies, candy canes, and gingerbread. For 3.6 million families in Japan, ’tis the season for Kentucky Fried Chicken.