Tag: Halloween

Stop the Countdown!

Over the past weekend, I walked into a Party City to kill some time and see if there was any creepy-Birthday related supplies as a last minute celebration of a particular bat-winged DJ I know. And, despite it not even being August, there was a section that had been cleared out, plastered with orange wallpaper …

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Creepy Cocktails and Devious Drinks

See that tasty-looking beverage? That’s “Gravedigger Imperial Pumpkin Ale” and if you homebrew your own beer, then you should be extremely interested in this recipe for it from Jasper’s Homebrew & Winemaking and Supply. In case you’re wondering why I’m showcasing beer and not opting for the “____ More Creepy Cocktails” article title like I …

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The Mission Creeps, HALLOWEEN

The Mission Creeps Official Site Halloween, Refractory Records 2012 For those of you who missed my first article about The Mission Creeps, I’ll explain. Although well-known for their particular brand of dark surf music, it’s not unusual for them to switch genres and styles several times over the course of a single album. Their newest …

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Still More Creepy Cocktails

Mymi Doinet’s The Halloween Activity Book has a great recipe for “Blood Cocktails.” Similarly, Better Homes & Gardens’ Halloween Tricks and Treats has a recipe for “Spooky Smoothies” (complete with some tasty eyeball decor for said smoothies). In the mood for punch? Then Apron String’s “Spider Punch” and Good Housekeeping‘s “Cauldron Punch” should be right …

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Best Prank Ever?

We here at Gravedigger’s Local 16 don’t subscribe to the notion of online pranks on April Fools’ Day. Sure, we thought about it from time to time, but things never panned out the way we wanted them to and we eventually abandoned the concept. That said, we figured that now would be a good time …

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Tuesday uEtsy: Pinz n’ Thingz

Pinz n’ Thingz www.etsy.com/shop/PinznThingz Official Site      Police Box Necklace with Union Jack flag, inspired by Doctor Who and the TARDIS “It’s too early for Christmas,” said Young Gus recently. Chronologically, it was correct. It’s the middle of November. There’s still the business of the American Thanksgiving to be dealt with, as well as …

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Even More Creepy Cocktails

The Halloween Handbook by Bridie Clark, Ashley Dodd and Janette Beckman has recipes for the following: All Hallow’s Eve Martini, Pumpkin Eater, Halloween Schnapps, Squirmy-Wormies, Body Part Sangria and Mauled Cider. Those who have read my previous articles on creepy cocktails might remember Girls’ Night by Jaclyn W. Foley for its recipe for Lizard Slime. …

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More Ghoulish Goodies

The Google Books preview for Donata Maggipinto and Richard Jung’s Halloween Treats: Recipes and Crafts for the Whole Family has recipes for tasty treats like Ghost-Wiches, Apple Jack-o’-Lanterns, Witch’s Hair and Goblin’s Eyeballs. There’s nothing like a fresh popcorn ball on Halloween. You can make them yourself using the recipe in Eula Mae’s Cajun Kitchen. …

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Halloween Greetings

We’ve all heard the jokes about the perceived uselessness of Halloween cards, but the truth is they have their uses. Judging from the Google Books preview for Diane C. Arkins’ Halloween Merrymaking, they seem to have developed from the market for Halloween party invitations. Nowadays, they also seem to act as the October version of …

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We sCare.

Considering that 20% of American’s juvenile population was found to be living in poverty (according to a 2009 study), the announcement of the sCare Foundation comes at a much needed time. “[Malek] Akkad is excited to announce the launch of the sCare (Suspense Community Allocating Relief and Empowerment) Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating …

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’tis the season…FOR HALLOWEEN SHOPPING?

It’s well known that November 1st is one of the best times to load up on Halloween goodies at bargain prices. But did you know that after-Christmas sales are also a good way to stock up on stuff for Halloween? Or that some decorations can be used on both holidays? The GdL gang has put …

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Ghoul Log

According to the uploader, packratshow: “This clip is from Drew’s Famous Ghoul Log DVD. I’ve only captured the first 25 percent becuase they basically gave up after 8 and half minutes. The rest of the video is still frames of the pumpkins and mask for 30 minutes. I feel ripped of even though I only …

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