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Cream of the Cool

The dead aren't buried in wooden boxes anymore. They may have one to serve as their final bed, but in most places, the dead are buried in cement. If their families can afford it, the cement is itself poured into the dirt, protecting the casket and corpse from the worms while also preventing the only beneficial function of a corpse from being completed. In other places, the bodies are slid into concrete walls with plaques at the foot of the compartments, telling passers by who…

In keeping with the tradition of unusually horrific Pokedex entries, I present to you Yamask, a ghost-type Pokemon and number 562 in the Pokedex. Yamask is a shadow spirit looking critter that carries around a mask of a human face, and its red eyes have the smaller red circle below which give it the impression of crying. Its secondary type is the "Spirit Pokemon," and at level 34 it evolves into Cofagrigus.

The reason Yamask carries a mask around is because…

Litwick is a ghost-fire type Pokemon that debuted in the 5th Generation Pokemon Black & White games, and is #607 in the Pokedex. It is shaped like a candle with a face and a purple flame. It is the cutest dang soul-sucking Pokemon in the whole game, and my BFF's favorite Pokemon.

Oh, the soul-sucking? Well, Pokemon games have a history of hiding absolutely horrifying backstories in the Pokedex entries of otherwise adorable Pokemon,…

Preparation:

Breeder-raised Bulbasaurs are available wherever Pokemon are sold and are fairly easy to get with a little pocket change, and a hope and a dream. However, since the best Bulbasaurs are the sun-fed, free range variety, you may wish to gather up your pokeballs and go exploring some tall grass.

Now that you’ve successfully caught a wild Bulbasaur, you might very well want to know how to prepare it, what dishes to put it, how to properly present it. As is usually the case…