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11 Disturbing Cakes That Look Like Body Parts

One of the great things about Halloween is that you get the chance to eat foods that you would never consider eating otherwise, like flayed skin cheese balls, Frankenstein finger cookies, stuffed cockroaches and brain cocktails. Once you’ve had your fill of these gore-tastic treats, it might be time to satisfy your sweet tooth with [...]

10 Amazing Art-Inspired Cakes

It’s pretty hard to argue that modern cake decorators aren’t artists, especially when you look at some of their takes on games, horror movies and children’s stories. Today’s featured cake decorators have taken on the art of some of the world’s greatest painters. 1. Dali This lovely tribute to the famous surrealist not only incorporates his melting [...]

11 Game-Inspired Cakes

We’ve featured cakes based on video games before, but for those who prefer to play their games in the real world against non-virtual friends, here are 11 great tribute desserts. 1. Dungeons & Dragons Adorned with gold coins and two twenty-sided dice, this dragon would be the perfect complement to any epic D&D session. The gorgeous birthday [...]

19 Amazing Video Game Cakes

Serious gamers know just how time-consuming gaming is, often making it difficult to do anything besides working (only to buy more games) and playing the games themselves. Even so, gamers usually do still manage to have lives outside of the console; these cakes are some of the amazing creations that have been born as a [...]

What Happened to the X-Rating?

Once a pariah among concerned parents and a source of snickers among schoolchildren, the dreaded X-rating has all but vanished. What made this formerly MPAA-sanctioned rating go away? The Rating Game Hollywood has enforced an evolving system of self-regulation since the 1920s to avoid government intervention. In 1922, studio bosses answered the threat of censorship by creating [...]

10 Awesomely Geeky Birthday Cakes

Nerds love numbers, which is why 10/10/10 is a perfect time for geeky celebrations. Whether you’re honoring the day itself or actually have a birthday today, these 10 nerdy birthday cakes are a perfect way to get in the party spirit. Dungeons and Dragons Get your 20-sided dice ready because this massive cake is a feat of [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Other Jobs Held by Horror Movie Icons

I had so much fun researching yesterday’s post that I thought I’d do a related one about what your favorite horror movie icons did before and after they gave you nightmares in their murderous roles. After all, the person you think of as a terrifying-ghost-girl-crawling-out-of-a-television may also be your daughter’s favorite Disney character… 1. Doug Bradley, [...]