Tag: Friday the 13th

TGIF13 X: Making a Cardboard Hockey Mask

You might have noticed I didn’t title this “TGIF13 X: Make Your Own Cardboard Hockey Mask.” I chose the title I used because the subject of today’s post is not a tutorial. Instead it’s a time lapse video of someone shaping the iconic mask out of cardboard (and packing paper) and painting it. That doesn’t …

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TGIF13 VIII: Jason’s Unofficial Theme

Everyone knows the “ki ki ki, ma ma ma” theme means Jason Voorhees is up to no good. But what you might not realize is how there’s another musical composition associated with Mr. Voorhees called “Evening of Chaos.” There is no evidence to suggest Kevin MacLeod had the Friday the 13th franchise in mind when …

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Friday The 13th Merch

Friday the 13th. A film franchise that has spawned more sequels than Kate Gosselin has kids. Over the years, Jason Voorhees has become quite the marketable character. The developementaly disabled zombified mongoloid has stood as a giant above other famous horror icons of his ilk in the merchandise department. Garnering as many different collectible items …

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TGIF13 VI: The Man Behind The Mask

It just occurred to me that, despite the obvious Friday the 13th connection, I’ve never discussed Alice Cooper’s classic song “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask)” here before. That oversight ends today, thanks to this upload by lairofhorror: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qglpDlSlPzE Now that I think about it, it’s eerily appropriate how I decided to write about …

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TGIF13: 6′+ Episode 34 is up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “This episode is cursed. Blame it on Friday the 13th. We’ve got Monstermatt Minute. On the Metal Morgue, Dr. Gangrene talks to Dead Dick Hammer. Music from The Mephistos, Killer Barbies, Nekromatix and Dead Milkmen, with the returning 3ftDeep segment spotlighting Dead City Saints.” Remember to …

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TGIF13 V: How Old Is Jason Voorhees?

Ages ago on Twitter, I once read a Tweet idly wondering how old is Jason Voorhees is supposed to be. Not how old the character is in terms of his place in pop culture, but literally how old the slasher is in terms of the franchise’s continuity. Anyone who’s seen the fourth film, Friday the …

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TGIF13 IV: Jas0wned

Remember the guy responsible for creating the “Marik Plays Bloodines” series? Well, LittleKuriboh has unleashed another horror-related comedy video on his Ninjabridge channel, this time combining a clip from Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan and the “Guile’s theme goes with everything” internet meme: Personally, the end result reminds me of something out …

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TGIF13 Flashback

Not only is today Friday the 13th, but it’s also the last Friday the 13th of the year. That’s right, there won’t be another one until May 2011! Naturally, the Local feels it necessary to pay tribute, but we’re too short on time (and ideas) to come up with a new installment of our “TGIF13” …

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TGIF13 III: The Beginning

Have you ever wondered why Friday the 13th is supposed to be unlucky? If so, then today is (ironically) your lucky day! Not only does Snopes have an article on the matter, but I found a sample version of Nathaniel Lachenmeyer’s 13: The Story of the World’s Most Popular Superstition.

TGIF13

Here’s a treat for all you New Englanders who’ve signed up for Newbury Comics’ weekly e-newsletter: You can get a coupon for a free Friday the 13th-themed pint glass with a purchase of ten dollars or more. The offer’s good through February 22nd (while supplies last). You can sign up for the newsletter here. Don’t …

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