Monthly Archives: October 2006

Happy Halloween From The Darkside!

Happy Halloween! This year’s Halloween Countdown ends, oddly, with a review of my favorite episode of Tales From The Darkside. Such a great show, and it gave me just the kind of last-minute spirit zapping I needed. I know most … Continue reading

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Halloween Madness.

So, the sad face emoticon in the previous entry was the short version of saying “sorry about not updating.” A longer version comes in the form of the second annual Halloween Countdown article detailing It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist Toyzzz.

Continuing on with my “toys that have nothing to do with Halloween but kind of do” series, here’s a look back at some of the smaller toys from the Mad Scientist collection. You know the one. The one fronted by … Continue reading

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Scare Glow & Sally.

The Halloween Countdown welcomes Scare Glow, a rare Masters of the Universe action figure that arrived very late in the line, and subsequently had fans blowing gaskets because they didn’t know if he was meant to be Skeletor’s ghost or … Continue reading

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Ribs Mocca.

Sorry about the no-Countdown TWICE this week, but it waddn’t my fault! It waddn’t! There were SEVERE WINDS around these parts, which knocked our power out until late last night. When it finally came back on, the cable modem was … Continue reading

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Dollar Tree’s “Creepy Classics” Toys!

Site was all buggy today. My apologies. I think it’s working now. I was told it was, anyway. Joining the Halloween Countdown on this too warm evening is the Creepy Classics collection, a series of monster toys sold at dollar … Continue reading

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The Jason Voorhees Living Dead Doll.

I’m taking what’s become my traditional “Wednesday off” from doing a Countdown entry, because I’m tired and useless and all that jazz. Instead, here’s something that I thought would’ve made for a perfect Countdown post, but there just wasn’t enough … Continue reading

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My Best Halloween Costume Ever.

It’s raining. I stayed home from work today, “sick,” and aside from catching up on zzzz, did some mindless web browsing that somehow landed me on Amazon. After lamenting the end of Amazon’s long partnership with Toys ‘R’ Us, I … Continue reading

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Marc Summers’ Mystery Magical Special!

X-E reviews The Mystery Magical Special, also known as Marc Summers’ Mystery Magical Special, also known as Marc Summers’ Mystery Magical Tour. The 1986 Halloween special hasn’t stood the test of time, but it’s worth noting that it stood longer … Continue reading

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