I take my Halloween horror marathons very seriously. I take as much time off work as possible, and I usually start my spreadsheet planning in August (though I'm a little behind this year). I'll write all about this year's week-long marathon starting tomorrow and talk a bit about how I plan it out — don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon
Praise be to Cthulhu, kiddies, for Stranger Things season 2 is nigh! Today's monster is, of course, the fearsome Demogorgon from Netflix's instant classic horror series, which returns this Friday. If you haven't watched the first season yet, do it. Do it now. You are missing out on some amazing horror. GO. Now, I refuse … Continue reading Monster Monday: Stranger Things
Happy anniversary to one of my favorite horror movies! Halloween III: Season of the Witch was released on this date in 1982. Written and directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, this is the only movie in the franchise that does not feature Michael Myers (though he does make a cameo appearance — we briefly see Halloween … Continue reading Celebrating Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Happy Monster Monday, fiends! As you probably know, The Walking Dead returns on Sunday. I have kind of a love-hate relationship with the show, but I watch it (and Talking Dead) religiously. Even when I'm feeling the hate – Glenn fell with his head away from the dumpster, not toward it! – I still love … Continue reading Monster Monday: The Walking Dead
Today is a high holy day for slasher fans, dearest fiends: Friday the 13th of October. A lot of you will probably be getting your Jason on today – please let me know in the comments how you're celebrating! I will probably watch the original, which emerged victorious in this year's Summer Camp Slasher Movie … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Jason Voorhees!
Greetings and salutations, fiends. As the countdown to Halloween continues, things are going to get scarier around here. But tonight I’d like to focus on the fun part of our spooky fun times. So let’s get dancey and goofy and weird. I present to you: Dancing Pumpkin Dude and David S. Pumpkins. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=v4IC7qaNr7I https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rS00xWnqwvI Remember, … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Bizarre Pumpkin Men
In addition to being one of the finest horror films ever made, Halloween also introduced the world to one of the most enduring horror characters of all time: Michael Myers. Silent, relentless, and remorseless, Michael Myers is the boogeyman who lurks in dark corners and underneath beds, waiting with inhuman patience to make you his … Continue reading It Was the Boogeyman: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise