Category Archive: Holiday

Nov 03 2015

Godzilla 1985’s 30th Anniversary

Today is not the day Godzilla 1985 was released in America, but it really has been 30 years. Any potential confusion is appropriate considering how the film was mistakenly marketed here as being released for Godzilla’s 30th anniversary. While this was true for the original Japanese version’s release in 1984, the US version was a …

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Oct 17 2015

Video Store Day Is Here!


Today marks another year in the ongoing battle against blandness in viewing choices. Far too many retail stores are minimizing their physical media selections and that can’t be a good sign for rental stores. Although the stakes are higher than ever, there is still hope for those who enjoy more than just mainstream fare. More …

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Oct 07 2015

Video Store Day Is Coming!

The fifth annual International Independent Video Store Day is only 10 days away! Mark your calendars and clear your schedules. Spreading the word would be nice as well. You can learn more about it (and see which stores in your area are participating) at the official Video Store Day website.

Oct 06 2015

Haunted Attraction Walkthroughs IV

The years have not been kind to this particular series of postings. So many old installments had to have their coding fixed and numerous videos had to be replaced. It got to the point where several videos I had wanted to share with you this year had to be sacrificed in order to fill in …

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Jun 20 2015

Free RPG Day Is Here!


It’s time for our annual unofficial celebration of Free RPG Day! If you missed our earlier post highlighting what items will be available this year, you can learn everything you need to know at the official Free RPG Day website. So once you’re finished supporting your local gaming store, be sure to check these out: …

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Jun 15 2015

Free RPG Day Is Coming!

June 20th is the 9th annual Free RPG Day As you can see from the official Facebook page, they’ve really pulled out all the stops this year. Here are a few examples: Castles and Crusades Fifth Edition Fantasy Hellas: Worlds of Sun and Stone Through The Breach Atlantis: The Second Age You Iz Kobolds?! 13th …

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May 05 2015

El Santo de Mayo 2015!

Are you disappointed that you never got to see El Hijo del Santo in action before he had to retire a few years back? Thankfully there’s a YouTube video featuring him battling the adopted son of his father’s sometimes friend, sometimes rival the Blue Demon. Since the above match occurred in 2002, let’s look at …

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May 02 2015

It’s Free Comic Book Day!

It’s that time of year again. Today is the day for all of us to band together and support our local comic book stores. Thanks to the Free Comic Book Day Facebook page, we’ve compiled a list of some of the horror/sci-fi related titles that should be of interest to our readers: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up – …

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Apr 28 2015

Free Comic Book Day is Coming!

You know the drill: the first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for May 2nd, because you don’t want to miss any of the awesome free goodies! For more information, please check out Free Comic Book Day’s official website and Facebook page. We’ll also post a reminder …

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Apr 18 2015

Record Store Day Is Here!


It’s the third Saturday of April and it’s once again time for our unofficial celebration! Since all the details about the official stuff were discussed earlier in the month, let’s skip right to our list of goodies. First up is a list of suggested vinyl purchases: Uncommon Interests The Drool Brothers Beware The Dangers Of …

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Apr 10 2015

Record Store Day Is Coming!

April 18th is the date of Record Store Day 2015 and we just can’t wait! Horrors fans should be especially interested in the limited edition picture disc for The Walking Dead, along with this sci-fi inspired poster for the event. You can learn much more about Record Store Day at its official website, which has …

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Apr 05 2015

The 6th Annual GdL16 Easter Egg Hunt


This year’s Easter Egg hunt is going to be a bit different. There was supposed to have been a new review of a DVD filled with hidden “Easter Eggs,” but some circumstances beyond our control have delayed it. So instead, this year’s hunt will involve a mix of goodies from previous years and a video …

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Mar 17 2015

Have a Spooky St. Patrick’s Day!

Since we tend to focus on American works inspired by Irish traditions in our annual celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, it is a welcome change to pace to actually share something from the Emerald Isle with you. It’s an Irish short film called Midnight Dance and it’s the creation of John McCloskey of Raw Nerve …

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Feb 14 2015

The Return of Count Spirochete

Love is in the air and we here at Gravedigger’s Local 16 want to make sure you keep it safe. That’s why we’re sharing an animated educational short from 1973 about venereal disease. Syphilis and gonorrhea, to be precise. It’s not for kids or viewing at work. Trust us on this. It’s called The Return …

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Dec 25 2014

Solstice Spirits

It’s no secret I am a huge fan of Nox Arcana’s Christmas albums. So you can imagine my excitement when I heard they released a festive new EP called Ebonshire, Volume 2 this month. To celebrate, here’s a special music video for a selection from the Winter’s Majesty album taken directly from the official Nox …

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Dec 22 2014

Making A Krampus Costume

The last time I discussed constructing a Krampus costume, I focused more on assembling something from store bought costume parts rather than making one from scratch. I wanted something that would be a relatively easy way for even those without the best costume or prop-making skills to make a Krampus suit. But I also realize …

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