Spider Bunny

December 1, 2020
Spider Bunny

Carlton Mellick III, the godfather of bizarro fiction, is backwith a tribute to the unintentionally terrifying children'scommercials of the '70s and '80s.Only Petey remembers the Fruit Fun cereal commercials of the1980s. He remembers how warped and disturbing they were. Heremembers the lumpy-shaped cartoon children sitting around abreakfast table, eating puffy pink cereal brought to them by thedistortedly animated mascot, Berry Bunny. The characters werecreepier than the Sesame Street Humpty Dumpty, freakier than Mr.Noseybonk from the old BBC show Jigsaw. They used to givehim nightmares as a child. Nightmares where Berry Bunny would reachout of the television and grab him, pulling him into her cerealbowl to be eaten by the demented cartoon children.When Petey brings up Fruit Fun to his friends, none of them haveany idea what he's talking about. They've never heard of the cerealor seen the commercials before. And they're not the only ones.Nobody has ever heard of it. There's not even any information aboutFruit Fun on google or wikipedia. At first, Petey thinks he's goingcrazy. He wonders if all of those commercials were real or justfalse memories. But then he starts seeing them again. Berry Bunnyappears on his television, promoting Fruit Fun cereal in hersqueaky unsettling voice. And the next thing Petey knows, he andhis friends are sucked into the cereal commercial and forced tosurvive in a surreal world populated by cartoon characters madeflesh.From the cult author of Cuddly Holocaust, Cannibalsof Candyland, and I Knocked Up Satan's Daughter,comes an absurd horror tale that pulls you in and never letsgo.