Countdown to Halloween: How Scream Queens Made Me Look Up My Old Sorority Sisters
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Countdown to Halloween: How Scream Queens Made Me Look Up My Old Sorority Sisters

My favorite new show this fall has been Fox’s Scream Queens. Its mix of camp, gory horror, a kick-ass soundtrack, and comedy make it the perfect show for me. When I saw the promos I knew I had to check it out, and though I had some apprehension at the beginning, I’m so glad I did. … Continue reading

I’m Meeting Carrie Fisher! Here’s What I’d Like to Tell Her That I Won’t Have Time to
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I’m Meeting Carrie Fisher! Here’s What I’d Like to Tell Her That I Won’t Have Time to

Gentle readers, I am excited. In a few days, I am meeting Carrie Fisher. She’s coming to FandomFest in Louisville, KY, which is about four hours from my house, and I’m going to do a photo op with her. I am not usually one to pay for the chance to meet a celebrity, but considering … Continue reading

Monstrous Mondays: Mannix Frankenstein
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Monstrous Mondays: Mannix Frankenstein

For our last Monstrous Mondays feature, I wanted to show you this Mannix Frankenstein (or Frankensteiner). Check out this guy! He’s definitely a king among the He-Man scale knock-off toys. I love his boots and his cool green shirt. So who are Mannix? Well, they’re a company who made knock-offs sold primarily in Europe in … Continue reading

Frightening Fridays: Halloween Specials for When You’re Fed Up with the Great Pumpkin
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Frightening Fridays: Halloween Specials for When You’re Fed Up with the Great Pumpkin

Full disclosure–I love It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. But after 36ish times through, I get it. It gets old. I love the sequences with the kids, but why do we need to sit through the WWI Flying Ace crap? Snoopy is by far the least interesting part of Peanuts, and it’s especially true when he’s … Continue reading

Thriller Thursdays: Halloween Dance Party!
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Thriller Thursdays: Halloween Dance Party!

I don’t know about you, but there’s something about spooky songs that get my toes tapping. Some songs actually have dances associated with them! Today, let’s celebrate those songs, and perhaps learn a new dance step or two. “Thriller”, Michael Jackson Original video: Instructional video: This is probably the most popular Halloween-related dance. Everyone at … Continue reading