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Halloween Comes Early (AGAIN!)
Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by Anthony Rapino

As a huge thank you for the support on my Kickstarter campaign, I decided to release this free CCA Halloween Mask printable.  I’ve attached the full size image, so you can simply download and print for display or use. ***Right hand click and select “save as.”  It should download as the full-sized image.*** The campaign […]

Box of Dread Subscribers: Click Here!
Posted on: May 19th, 2016 by Anthony Rapino

Greetings, horror lovers. So, you received a mysterious postcard from Moon Hill, and you followed one of the links here, to my website.  BUT WHY, you scream to the bloody heavens! GREETINGS FROM MOON HILL is a unique project that combines the horror fiction and sculptures of Anthony J. Rapino (that’s me!), creator of the mythic town, […]

Art and Fiction Collide!
Posted on: May 8th, 2016 by Anthony Rapino

Don’t run away!  I know you want to.  I know as soon as you see the word “Kickstarter,” nasty visions of wannabe artists and writers float through your mind, all with their hands extended begging for your hard-earned cash. Push those visages away momentarily.  Instead, picture rewards beyond measure: hand-painted sculptures, exclusive maps, things that […]

The Halloween Club
Posted on: March 18th, 2016 by Anthony Rapino

Ever since I started sculpting, I have wanted to create a throwback to the mail-in kids’ club packages I remember from the 80s and 90s.  Those, now nostalgic, sign-ups we’d send in–sometimes with box tops, sometimes with Kool-Aid stamps or product labels–which resulted in a surprise package at our doorsteps. These boxes would contain all […]

The Writing Tips App
Posted on: August 20th, 2015 by Anthony Rapino

The Writing Tips App Good writing comes from experience and practice. In reality, there’s no better way to become better at writing than reading a lot, and practicing your writing. There is, however, one way to help speed things up and boost your writing prowess through the help of apps. While it neither tells you […]

Posted on: January 29th, 2015 by Anthony Rapino 3 Comments

I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing friend, writer, and all around good guy, Ben Eads, about his new book CRACKED SKY.  If you take any two things away from this interview, they should be as follows: Buy Ben’s book. If there were such a thing as interviewer school, and I attended–I’d fail.   […]

1,000 Subscriber Holiday Giveaway
Posted on: December 20th, 2014 by Anthony Rapino 4 Comments

Greetings members, new and old, and the Candy Corn Apocalypse Army!  I’m here today because my YouTube channel has finally reached AND exceeded 1,000 subscribers (1,003 at last count).  To celebrate both this milestone and the holiday season, I’m running a giveaway. The giveaway will run until Christmas eve, at which time I’ll announce the winner. […]

Halloween On Sale Info: Trick ‘r Treat Lollipops and More!
Posted on: September 28th, 2014 by Anthony Rapino

  Greetings, lunatics of the Candy Corn Apocalypse Army!  It feels like an eternity, but the October Halloween Sale for my store, Candy Corn Apocalypse, is finally upon us.  This article is to lay out the prices, quantities, pictures of the items, and precise sale time.  That way you know exactly what to expect come […]

Leslie Vernon Magnet Figure Update
Posted on: August 11th, 2014 by Anthony Rapino

It’s been a while since I utilized my website, and as I was typing this FB update up, I realized, dang…this is LONG!  So here we are.  Sculpting news ahoy! Yesterday I finished casting all of the Leslie Vernon Magnet heads, and today was dedicated to “machine work” (namely, sanding the backs) and priming them. […]

Big Five Fear
Posted on: July 26th, 2014 by Anthony Rapino

By Jonathan Winn James Patterson is afraid of me. The simple fact that I exist keeps him awake at night. And the audacity of my daring to release yet another book throws him into a quietly desperate frenzy of doubt. Why? Because, like all those other gate-crashing “wannabes who don’t work hard” – as Big […]

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