Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Trix O’Lantern!

Oof. This hasn’t been my favorite week. I want to turn this week into a person and beat it up. All of your Spooky Die-O-Rama entries have been received, and they are amazing. Seriously, WOW. I’ll be working on choosing … Continue reading

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Along came a giant fake spider.

My love/hate relationship with spiders is legendary. I must have at least three dozen books about spiders, ranging from grade school picture books to five-pound encyclopedias. I read about them constantly, and they fascinate me. And yet, I’m an arachnophobe. … Continue reading

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Halloween Velvet Treats!

We visited our local Halloween Spirit store tonight, where the strobe lights were a’goin and the overpriced disembodied latex heads were a’flowin. Picked up a few things worth writing about — but we’ll save those for another day. In the … Continue reading

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Blood Bag: The Candy!

Ah, finally got a nice little batch of Spooky Die-O-Rama entries stockpiled. Some really good ones in there! As a reminder, you have until Saturday night to get your finished entries in. (Well, a picture of your finished entry. Or … Continue reading

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The Snoopy-O’-Lantern?

Narrowly avoiding death for cluttering our apartment with a seven foot Jason Voorhees statue, I return to you while something much, much cuter: A Snoopy-O’-Lantern! It appears as though licensing rights for Peanuts-related tomfoolery can be purchased for a buck … Continue reading

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LIFE-SIZED MOTION ACTIVATED AUDIO-ANIMATRONIC JASON VOORHEES OMG OMG

It was a moment of weakness, or something. This past Friday, on a tip from a reader named Shawn, I drove to the nearest K-Mart on a simple mission: Find a box of Halloween Crunch cereal. Well, obviously, I found … Continue reading

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Cap’n Crunch’s Halloween Crunch Cereal!

Ah ha! Proof positive! Who could deny that the Halloween season is officially on when we now have the chance to eat it for breakfast? Mr. Crunch, you are a holy signal! Cap’n Crunch’s “Halloween Crunch” is back! This tricky … Continue reading

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Chucky: Pro-Wrestling Superstar.

Quick note for those who are planning to participate in the Spooky Die-O-Rama Contest: Due to e-mail size restrictions, yes, you may e-mail a link to your photo if the attachment is too large. Also, I will reply to let … Continue reading

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Halloween Slinky! Halloween Hot Wheels! Halloween Fruit Things!

I’ve been sick for the past few days, and I’m currently on strong meds. Like, really strong meds. Not to the point of having hallucinations, but there have been some interesting dreams. In one, people from my job were e-mailing … Continue reading

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X-E’s Shoebox Die-O-Rama Art Contest!

EDIT: Comments are back up as of 5 PM Sunday! YAY. Some of you asked if I was going to run any new artsy Halloween contests this year. Yes, I am! Right now! It’s time for X-E’s Shoebox Die-O-Rama Contest! … Continue reading

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