October 11, 2009 archive

Vampires are Cheap

Growing up, the vampire was the fall-back costume when it was too expensive to be anything else. Both me and my next-door neighbor/best friend would sport the costume two or three times in a row. Ninety-nine cents for a pair of plastic fangs, some leftover white grease paint, the old black plastic cape and a …

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More Vintage Halloween Insanity

Before I begin, I want to give some credit where it’s due. This post (and several of my other recent entries) would not have been possible if I hadn’t learned the joys of Google Books from Atomic Mystery Monster’s link-filled JREF posts. Long-time readers will likely remember an entry from the first GdL Halloween countdown …

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