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    Hallowatch 2016: Report #6

    The shadow of Halloween surrounds us…cartoonish monsters have crawled from their cardboard crypts to haunt the cereal aisles and sugary sweet rot of every flavor has taken over store shelves like a horde of candy-coated corpses. Oh yes, there will be Ecto-Cooler. Smile boils and ghouls…the season of the witch is upon us! From now […]

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    Monday Morning Videomania #159

    We’re finally in Halloween territory this week with three horror-related picks conjured straight from the dark side of the interwebs…well, okay, maybe just the slightly dingy ones. ENJOY! Land of the Heads Land of the Heads, by Claude Barras & Cédric Louis, is one of those films that I stumbled across on complete accident. A […]

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    Fan Art Friday: Artwork Inspired by ‘Halloween III’

    This week’s edition of Fan Art Friday deserves a special shout-out to contributor John MacLeod and artist Rich Woodall, who teamed up to provide the catalyst for this post—a mashup of our own Strange Kids Club cast (Strange Kid, Orwell, Lando, and Bronarr) and John Carpenter’s Halloween III: Season of the Witch. After receiving such […]

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    Disney Pays Tribute to HAUNTED MANSION in New TV Idents

    The Haunted Mansion has long been one of Disney’s greatest gifts to Halloween and horror fans alike. For newcomers, the Haunted Mansion was a “dark ride” originally conceived as a theme park attraction back in 1969. Home to “999 happy haunts”—including the infamous Hatbox Ghost, Madame Leota and the Hitchhiking Ghosts—the mansion used an array […]

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    arieScope Pictures Carves Up Some Halloween Hijinks

    It’s hard to believe that Adam Green and the crew at arieScope Pictures have actually been doing these Halloween shorts for 18 years now—that’s longer than most relationships, or periods of employment, for some of us! And yet, here we are. This year’s short, DON’T DO IT, stars Chase Williamson (John Dies at the End) […]

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    BEN COOPER COSTUMES is Coming Back from the Dead!

    After becoming one of the hallmarks of Halloween over five decades, from the late 1930s to the late 1980s, the Ben Cooper, Inc. has established a dedicated community of fans and diehard collectors—many of whom still fondly remember the company’s silk-screened costumes and plastic masks. Sadly, the company fell into quiet obscurity after being acquired […]

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    Hallowatch 2016: Report #5

    The shadow of Halloween surrounds us…cartoonish monsters have crawled from their cardboard crypts to haunt the cereal aisles and sugary sweet rot of every flavor has taken over store shelves like a horde of candy-coated corpses. Oh yes, there will be Ecto-Cooler. Smile boils and ghouls…the season of the witch is upon us! From now […]

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