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FEATURED ARTIST: MARTY McCONNELL

Marty McConnell is an artist and mother who named her professional moniker, Dysythmic Bliss, after the mental illness Dysthymia--an affliction with which she was diagnosed at age 23. Now 46, Marty has made peace with her demons and recognizes the critical role art played in keeping her going throughout her life.

Marty takes most of her inspiration from the horror genre; she had one grandmother raise her on classic Universal Studios monsters and Vincent Price, and the other on Steven King--and later in life she discovered Poe, Lovecraft, and other Gothic horror classics, along with film director and artist Guillermo Del Toro. She likes things dark; Marty prefers the dark instead of fearing it, and finds comfort in the macabre.

This is reflected in her work, and as Marty put it "Even when I try and do something not so dark, it winds up dark anyway. So why fight it?" 

Why indeed?

 

 

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FORTEAN FEATURE: QUINN and the DAPPER APPARITION

In this latest fortean feature, we sit down with our friend Quinn, who relates her experience growing up in a haunted house.

 

Catch up on the latest news about Lake Michigan's mysterious flying humanoid.

 
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