Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. We offer up hopefully salutary, possibly educative, but certainly a few terrifying little items in this, the mausoleum of the malignant—an art house full of bogies, elves, pixies, bad fairies, and a few demoniac inhabitants all put together for your pleasure and titillation in what we call the Night Gallery.
Painting number one, having to do with fishermen and what they fish for—or, more specifically in this case, a fisherman and what he wasn’t fishing for. What appeared in his net one afternoon defies logic, reason, and belief, but there it was—“Lindemann’s Catch.”