I have an African grey parrot named Perry. He’s been part of the family for 25 years. I’ve known him my whole life. When my parents were alive, they taught him a bunch of words and phrases and he’d always make us laugh.
Lately, though, he’s been saying things we never taught him. Certainly not things we’d ever say, either. Nancy, my wife, was in the kitchen with her friends the other day when they all heard Perry squawk, “it bathes in tears and reigns beneath our feet.”
They all laughed and wondered what the hell I could’ve been watching on TV for the bird to pick up a phrase like that. They continued their lunch, but ten minutes later, Perry started again:
“It reigns beneath our feet. It reigns beneath our feet. It reigns beneath our feet.”
Then he squawked and screamed and rattled his cage so hard that he almost fell off the table. Nancy checked to see if he was okay, and he chirped and allowed her to stroke his head with her finger. He seemed no worse for wear.
That night, after I’d gotten home and Nancy had told me about Perry’s weirdness, I let him out of his cage to fly around the house. He was always well behaved and never knocked anything off shelves or shit on things we cared about. He stepped out of the cage and onto the table, but he didn’t take off. He just stood there, looking around.
5 Horror Movies By Women That You Definitely Have Time To Watch Before Halloween
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for horror lovers like myself. Though, if you’re like me then you’re looking for the scariest stories, movies, and shows to satisfy your craving for (fake!!!) horrific experiences all year round. Also if you’re like me, then you’re easily scared and don’t know why you keep doing this to yourself, but you’re not going to stop anytime soon.
For those who can relate, here’s a list of 5 horror movies made by women that you’ll definitely have time to cram into the next few days since they’re all under 30 minutes! Best of all, you can watch them online right now.
As the title implies, this is a horror comedy set after the zombie apocalypse. But it tackles an issue that hasn’t been raised yet in the mainstream zombie depictions: zombie veganism. It made me lol while I was sitting alone in my room which doesn’t always happen. The perfect short to calm yourself down with after a good scare.
This is another fun horror movie with some cheerfulness to it. This one will empower you to embrace your inner creepiness and be thankful for those around you who appreciate the paranormal. After all, it’s not your fault if you can see things that not everyone else can see.
Transitioning us more into the scary half of the list, but still with strong heartwarming elements is Cargo. The story of how a father protects his daughter during the zombie apocalypse will make you want to want to hug your loved ones tighter, you know, before they’ve turned into face-eating zombies.
This short is written and directed by Karen Gillian (aka Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy), and she stars in it, too! It’s an interesting and extremely eery perspective, especially coming from someone who knows what it’s like to be one of the “attractions” at a convention.
Warning: this movie will make you squirm. I like to go into horror films knowing as little as possible to keep myself from developing expectations. So I didn’t read the description of this one before pressing play, and I think doing that made the whole thing even more shocking. What I will say is it’s definitely the most terrifying short on this list.
Halloween is a perfect time to be creative. For Halloween enthusiasts who want to go all-out and try something more detailed and girly, you are going to love this week’s tutorial Sugar Skull makeup tutorial.
A calavera also called a “sugar skull” are made out of sugar during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration is the perfect mixture of spooky and sweet. Finish it with a flower crown and petal details will give you a feminine edge.
You can pick any colour to paint your Sugar Skull look however if you aren’t a fan of over-the-top colouring, try sticking with just one colour like blue.
Although this makeup does look extremely complicated it’s actually surprisingly straight forward. The only thing we say it takes a bit of time and patience… and a steady hand!
Mehron ParadiseAqua Black Face Paint You need this as the basis of your look.
Use any kind of colours you like! If you love this blue Sugar Skull , Try the NEW MUA Cosmetics Elysium Shadows palettethey will help create subtle blue highlights.
To create definition, fine pattern lines, basically what you draw your skulls on with. Try MUA Cosmetics Eye Define Felt Liner.
Lipstick Create a velvet-matte look with a rich pigmented MUA Cosmetics Velvet lip lacquer. The quick-dry formula glides on effortlessly to leave a gorgeous matte finish, that is smudge proof & long-lasting to ensure your pout lasts all evening long.