The next few months will deliver horror fans quite a fine selection of frightening flicks. Below are six particularly exciting offerings, in order of their release dates, and each accompanied by a three-word "elevator pitch" to pique your interest. In Search of Darkness (Oct. 6): 80s … Continue reading Grab the Popcorn
Forget the new orange pumpkin pie Kit Kats and the grim-reaper-of-Skittles Mountain Dew. The humble pumpkin scone at Starbucks has my nomination for 2019's Best Fall Treat. "But K.O.," you protest, "Starbucks has been selling pumpkin scones for years! Probably longer than they've been slinging pumpkin-spice … Continue reading This Year’s Best Fall Treat?
Unfortunately, Christine McConnell's whimsically macabre show on Netflix, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, has inexplicably not been renewed for a second season. An outrage! However, Christine has a YouTube channel, where she will upload one new video a month featuring her incredible crafts(wo)manship. So my … Continue reading Christine
Breaking news: Target's Halloween collection has dropped!! Tonight I visited an Austin location and saw that the whole store, from the Dollar Spot to the former Back-to-School corner, has sprouted cheerful black and orange goodies. AT LAST, it begins! Photos below.
The HMP Shepton Mallet, a prison established in the 1600s(!) and now abandoned(!!), will open its doors for select nights this autumn to those brave enough to embark on a "real ghost hunt" (hot drinks and Ouija boards included)! They will also offer "sleepover ghost hunts" … Continue reading Behind Bars
Happy IT 2 Weekend, everyone! In honor of the film's nationwide release, and just in time for Halloween decorating, here is a red balloon lamp! It retails for $36.99 and casts an eerie red glow that you really want to have emanating from your nightstand. … Continue reading IT’s 2 Scary
Sometimes ... say, when it's 103 degrees and annoyingly sunny outside (sorry, that'll be my last mention of the Texas heat) ... you just need a change in atmosphere. Luckily this is not hard to achieve, especially since most of us spend all day surrounded … Continue reading Setting a Tone