Saturday, October 22, 2016

Things That Scared Me as a Child

Every kid has their "I'm creeped out" threshold - here's some of the things that I recall terrifying me as a kid .... 

Ray Villafane: Jack O'Lanterns and Scarecrows!

There are few people who embody the season of Halloween better than artist, Ray Villafane. Villafane Studios has put out some of the most extraordinary pumpkin carvings ever seen. And, thankfully, Ray has branched out into sand sculptures in the summertime and my personal favorite, scarecrows!

Phone Calls From the Dead

A widely reported phenomena in the realm of communicating with the dead are phone calls from the deceased. 

Halloween Nostalgia: 1970s Halloween

Were you born in the late 1950s to mid 1960s? Then, 1970s Halloweens might be some of your best memories. It was the peak of Halloween antics, popularity and back when kids could still trick or treat without the adults, rushing through neighborhoods with pillowcases until midnight!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Evil Pumpkins

Admittedly, pumpkin carving has taken these gourds to a whole new level of chills and thrills. I am still really more uncomfortable around the old-fashioned carved ones. They fascinated as a child and to me they scream "Halloween!" Let's have a look at the variety of horrors pumpkins have become - 

Helltown Ohio: Scariest Abandoned Town

A perfectly once-pleasant town called Boston, Ohio had no idea what its future held. Today, the abandoned area is referred to as "Helltown" and with good reason!

Halloween Nostalgia: 1960s Halloween

If you were a kid in the 1960s, your Halloween was getting some serious momentum. The 50s started the craze, the 60s fortified it, ensuring that the 70s would be the last great decade of panhandling door to door for candy.


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