Thriller Thursdays: Songs called “Halloween”
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Thriller Thursdays: Songs called “Halloween”

It’s almost here! The Countdown to Halloween is almost complete, as it’s All Hallows Eve Eve. For today’s feature, here are a sampling of songs that are actually called “Halloween”. Siouxsie and the Banshees I’ll start with my favorite first. I don’t remember how I discovered this song. I think I was searching for more … 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

Thriller Thursdays: Carl Poppa
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Thriller Thursdays: Carl Poppa

If you haven’t seen Bad Lip Reading, you may not have seen the phenomenon that is my new favorite song, “Carl Poppa”. I first became familiar with BLR when someone shared one of the NFL videos on Facebook, but it’s so much more than that. There are videos ranging from films like Twilight to shows like Game … Continue reading

The Emotional Depth of the Awesome Mix
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The Emotional Depth of the Awesome Mix

**Spoiler warning: If you have not yet seen Guardians of the Galaxy, run to your local theatre and remedy that! Otherwise, proceed at your own risk lest I spoil major plot points.**   If you’re like me, you’ve seen Guardians of the Galaxy multiple times. (I’ve only seen it twice so far, but I could honestly … Continue reading

League of Extraordinary Bloggers: It’s Just Not Summer Until…
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League of Extraordinary Bloggers: It’s Just Not Summer Until…

This week’s topic is all about summer and the things that clearly identify the season of sunshine and scorched earth. Here are a few things that trumpet the beginning of long days and firefly-filled evenings. 1. Movies! Taking a page out of Brian at Cool and Collected’s book, my first herald of summer is the summer blockbuster. Every … Continue reading