Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Morticia is the wife of Gomez Addams and mother of Wednesday Addams, Pugsley Addams and Pubert Addams. The family also includes Grandmama Addams (Morticia’s mother-in-law), Fester Addams (brother-in-law), and an older sister named, Ophelia Frump. The Addams Family originally came from a cartoon strip that appeared in the New Yorker. Morticia’s name is derived from “mors mortis”, the Latin word for “death”, and perhaps a wink to morticians. Morticia gives us beauty and love tips..she famously turns on Gomez, by speaking in French and applies baking powder instead of face makeup. So, all my morbid mavens, try them out…if you dare! 😉

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