‘Daddy, I had a bad dream.’

You blink your eyes and pull up on your elbows. Your clock glows red in the darkness — it’s 3:23. ‘Do you want to climb into bed and tell me about it?’

‘No, Daddy.’

The oddness of the situation wakes you up more fully. You can barely make out your daughter’s pale form in the darkness of your room. ‘Why not, sweetie?’

‘Because in my dream, when I told you about the dream, the thing wearing Mommy’s skin sat up.’

For a moment, you feel paralysed; you can’t take your eyes off of your daughter. The covers behind you begin to shift.



These suit things are much freakier.


Come on - there has to be better mask technology than this. They have to making it this damn creepy on purpose.


What is this, I don’t even.


People who doubt the existence of the uncanny valley have clearly never seen one of these things.


The staring, unblinking eyes. The huge immobile lips.

It puts the lotion on its skin…


“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”-Oscar Wilde


I’d hit it!


These look like humans prepared by an alien special effects department, maybe with early Doctor Who budgets.



This is the confluence of nightmare fuel, the uncanny valley and a 50-gallon drum of Nope.


Whatever makes you happy… so long as no one gets hurt that doesn’t want it.


55-gallon. Standard size, enough Do Not Want for the broadest segment of the population.



I would have put the attribution before the quote, because I thought Rob got a new FemSkin.


Are you claiming that animated gif isn’t Rob?


The Channel4 video isn’t loading for me at all… I tried disabling AdBlock, but the flash player still doesn’t load.


You can listen to this while watching if you want. No particular reason.


Now Rob can be Alyson Hannigan.