October 2015 archive

Creepy Cocktails and Devious Drinks III

A mug of hot apple cider is just the thing for a cold autumn night. Thanks to iloveitallofit, you actually have quite the selection of different recipes to choose from! “Spooky Fog Drinks” can be great fun for a party…just as long as you make sure nobody is actually served dry ice in their drinks …

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6’+ Episode 160 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Our yearly all ambient and amtmosFEARic episode! It will put the creep into your Halloween! Psychos and punks beware because this episode is full of that creeping doom! With music from PRELUDE TO A NIGHTMARE, VERSE 13, DULCET JONES, DARKMOOD and so much more! The most …

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Freaky Food II

Given all the sugary treats which fill our diets during the Halloween season, it’s nice to throw some nutritious stuff into the mix. So why not try making a tasty “Orange Jack-o-Lantern” from American Cookery Volume 24 for your next dessert or snack? Elyse Salpeter also has a wide selection of healthy Halloween treat suggestions. …

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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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Hebert’s Spooktacular Events

Location: 574 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 (Directions) Dates/Times: October 17-18, 24-25 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: Free (but the Halloween Candy Camp costs $9.95) Phone: (508) 842-5583 Website: http://www.hebertcandies.com/pages/halloween I still remember my first encounter with Hebert Candies’ haunted house. I had been …

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Grim Reaper Drone Prank

Comedian Tom Mabe came up with a great idea for a prank: Get a hexacopter drone, hang a Grim Reaper decoration under it using a generous amount of fishing line and then send it after people in a park! You can see the hilarious results yourself thanks to his MabeInAmerica channel: He also did another …

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How To Review Haunted Attractions

Let me start off by stressing how the intention of this article is NOT to make people duplicate my reviewing style. Given the flaws in it which will be shared below, I actually want people to avoid making the same mistakes I did. Step 1: Reading Reviews Reading the work of other haunted attraction reviewers …

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Tricks and Treats VI

Not sure whether or not you want to make a paper pumpkin or witch decoration this year? Get the best of both worlds by making a combination of both using these handy instructions. Facebook has a ton of great decorating ideas. Home Haunters shared some great advice on making “Bloody Handprint Window Clings,” World Of …

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Halloween Party Game Ideas

Bobbing for apples might seem like the perfect activity for your next Halloween party, but I highly recommend not doing it. “But Weird Jon,” I can hear some of you saying, “you can’t seriously expect people to stop doing it. It’s a Halloween tradition!” It may be a tradition, but it’s also very unhygienic. Plunging …

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Support Six Foot Plus By Purchasing A Scarepackage!

Hello! It’s almost been five years since we started Six Foot Plus, so it’s about time we upgrade a few pieces that go into making the “podcast for those who like it spooky.” We also have plenty of cool stuff sitting around this remote corner of the Front Office of Gravediggers Local 16, so why …

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6’+ Episode 159 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “All we see is black and orange — and we love it! The colors of Halloween are on display in this festively hued episode! Music from THE SURF ZOMBIES, SEASON OF NIGHTMARES, GHOSTS RUN WILD, THE ROSEDALES and more. Plus, Monstermatt Patterson tells some off-colored jokes …

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Haunted Attraction Review Websites IV

I thought I had managed to round up all the haunted attraction review websites last year, but I was quickly proven wrong. So I searched and gathered for the rest of the year with the goal of finally completing my list. Although some of my finds were snatched up by cyber squatters and I had …

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Ghost Busted II

Given all the little tricks bargain bin labels do when they try to convince people they are buying anything but cover songs, I have always been amazed none of them ever tried licensing something from Filmation for a Halloween compilation. That way they could promote not having a cover and having the original “theme from …

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Free Halloween Sheet Music

I have noticed a large amount of traffic in past articles where I shared free sheet music. With that in mind, here is all of the sheet music I have shared in the past, complete with lyrics: “Spirit Rappings” “Goblin Man” “Denny Malone’s Ghost” “The Witches Flight.” I have also collected a new batch of …

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Tales From The Dark Tower (& Other Disturbing Destinations)

This year saw the release of Return To The Dark Tower, the final installment of the series of books inspired by Nox Arcana’s The Dark Tower. So how will I celebrate the end of the trilogy? By sending you to its start. Not only is James Pipik and Joseph Vargo’s “The Dark Tower” from the …

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Blood of Horror Trivia

Imperial Toy made a lot of money off their licensed Jaws toys. So much so that they actually decided to snap up the license for the Jaws wannabe Grizzly. Speaking of bizarre merchandising decisions, Ideal made a board game based on the film Alligator. There’s a real human skeleton on display in Dawn of the …

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