November 2010 archive

More Fiends of the Local

Once again, I’m paying tribute to the fine folks that pay us tribute: Rach on Film Terror Titans Deadly Serious Video Cultures Secret Fun Spot Holy Miss Moley The Witch’s Hat Werewolf Kibble Mike and movies… The Spooky Vegan Horro’s Gory Reviews Rough Ride Creations raculfright_13’s blogo trasho This, That…The Other Thing Simon McNeil – …

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Forget Turkey Day, it’s Turtle Day!

We here at Gravedigger’s Local 16 celebrate Godzilla’s birthday every year, but what about Gamera? Regular readers of this site are no doubt familiar with Japan’s favorite giant, flying turtle (that breathes fire to boot). If not, then you need to read this. Now. In either case, what you may not realize is that the …

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Edison’s Conquest of Mars

Oh no, nothing phallic here...

No, this is not a book/DVD release of an old silent movie like Edison’s Frankenstein. It’s actually the unauthorized sequel to H.G. Wells’ classic novel, The War of the Worlds! The year was 1898. Wells’ alien invasion classic had been published in complete book form after being serialized the year before in Pearson’s Magazine. During …

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Rampage

As a fan of Japanese monster movies, it should be no surprise that Rampage is one of my all-time favorite video games. For the uninitiated, Rampage is a 1986 video game by Bally Midway that allows players to control one of three giant monsters and wreak havoc across the USA by smashing buildings (but being …

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Costume Crazyness 2010

Back when Weird Jon wrote “Son of Shameless Cross Promotion,” he had no idea that the “Costume Crazyness” series would be dropped from URBMN the very next year due to changes in the site’s format and would be moved to Gravedigger’s Local 16. Neither did I, for that matter, but the site had changed so …

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Guest Writer: Mr. B. Bertram

[Recently, we got in touch with one Mr. Bertram Bertram, soliciting his expert opinion and analysis for our readers. As one of the foremost Haunt Experts around (you may find his expertise readily available here), we were incredibly pleased to hear back from him and are honored to present his writing here today.] Observations on …

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For He’s A Jolly Good Kaiju…

…which nobody can deny! That’s right, it was on this very day that the first Godzilla was released in Japan. So what better way to celebrate the first Godzilla movie than by watching Godzilla movies? Thankfully, Crackle has a bunch of streaming Godzilla films available online and they’re all legit. If you want more streaming …

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Day of the Dead

It’s el Dia de los Muertos! Seeing as how I explained the holiday last year, let’s skip straight to the fun stuff! Have you ever read about the delicious-sounding Mexican pan de muerto (bread of the dead) and wanted to have a taste? Well, you’re in luck, because I found a two page recipe for …

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