Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’
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 […]

Creepy Freebies and October 1st Halloween Movie Marathon Madness
Posted on: October 1st, 2013 by Anthony Rapino

Happy October! Oh yes.  After nearly two months of anticipation, the big month has finally arrived.  We’ve celebrated every celebrate-able moment of the season: the harvest moon, the autumnal equinox, the first day we spotted a leaf changing color, the first day we spotted Halloween items in a store…  Of course we have to celebrate […]

Harvest Moon Horror Movie Marathon and Halloween Hullabaloo
Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Anthony Rapino 2 Comments

[UPDATE:  For more Halloween horror movie marathon lists and suggestions, go to my horror movie marathon category and see past posts!] This Halloween season continues to burst at the seams with riches  beyond  count, and as it does, I have attempted to celebrate every given moment of it.  This is especially true when the calendar bestows upon […]

Halloween at Target
Posted on: September 17th, 2013 by Anthony Rapino 5 Comments

This Halloween season has been the best I can remember in years, and it isn’t even October yet.  There’s an embarrassment of riches occupying shelf space at the local shops, and of those many, toe-curling products, the one garnering the most publicity is the collection of Monster Cereals from General Mills.  This is especially true […]

Dread Central’s Box of Dread Unboxing
Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Anthony Rapino 1 Comment

When I wake up shivering under my blankets in mid-September, it makes me smile.  It reminds me that only weeks away, the greatest season of the year will be upon us.  And really, for those of you like me, that season has already started. So it is for the amazing people over at, where […]

Freddy in Space and Vultra Video Serve up the Horror
Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Anthony Rapino 1 Comment

Today is a good day. It’s almost mid-September, we have a mere 51 days till Halloween, seasonal merchandise is flooding local shops, and I have received a free gift from Freddy in Space, courtesy of Vultra Video. It was a simple contest.  Make a comment on the Freddy in Space blog and receive an entry. […]

Halloween Movie Marathon
Posted on: October 3rd, 2012 by Anthony Rapino 2 Comments

As October approaches every year, I begin to stack DVDs  add movies to my Netflix Queue, and fill in days on the calendar to be sure I get to watch every horror movie possible.  It’s a yearly tradition, and even though I realize it makes me possibly even weirder than previously imagined, I do it anyway. What follows is […]

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