Archive for December, 2008

Kammarheit Soundscapes

Kammarheit Soundscapes

Posted on 31. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

Kammarheit is a Swedish based artist that specializes in soundscapes. Some have called them beautiful and breathtaking, but when I listen to the tracks, I immediately get visions of Halloween parties, haunted houses, graveyards,yard haunts, forest walks etc.

Continue Reading

Art By Pumpkinrot

Art By Pumpkinrot

Posted on 30. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

If you’ve never heard of Pumpkinrot, well, lets just say that after today you’ll never forget Pumpkinrot. When it comes to haunted houses, nothing beats hand made props. The more disturbing the better of course and realism is the key to a good scare.

Continue Reading

The Story of Halloween

The Story of Halloween

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

The Celts had mixed feeling about the spirits of the dead who wandered the earth at Samhain. On the one hand, they wanted to keep them happy; so they built bonfires to light their way and prepared special foods as offerings. But they were also terrified of them, so they disguised themselves as whatever they thought these wandering spirits might look like, in hope that they might blend in with the ghostly crowd.

Continue Reading

Jack-O-Lantern Stencil from John Carpenter’s Halloween

Jack-O-Lantern Stencil from John Carpenter’s Halloween

Posted on 28. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

Anyone that loves Halloween has seen John Carpenter’s original Halloween (1978). Do you remember the Jack-O-Lantern during the introduction? I personally thought it was the coolest and freakiest jack-o-lantern I had ever seen and wanted to bring it back to life.

Continue Reading

Jack-O-Lantern Patterns

Jack-O-Lantern Patterns

Posted on 27. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

1

Have you tried finding pumpkin patterns online? Are you becoming disgruntled because you can’t find a quality pattern. Are you pulling out your hair because everyone wants you to empty your pockets for a simple pattern?

Continue Reading

A Review of 7 Halloween Videos

A Review of 7 Halloween Videos

Posted on 27. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown by Charles Schulz is by far one of the most popular and fun family traditions during Halloween. The story line and music make it fun for adults and the characters’ antics easily keep the children’s interest.

Continue Reading

Disney’s Halloween Monster Hits

Disney’s Halloween Monster Hits

Posted on 26. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

Originally aired on October 30th, 1987 on ABC. This montage of Disney cartoons and spooky songs (Monster Mash, Bad Moon Rising, Thriller, Sweet Dreams, Evil Woman and more!) was everyone’s favorite Halloween video!

Continue Reading

Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

Posted on 26. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

“One of the greatest problems is kids dressed up in homemade costumes that are not flame-resistant,” said Acting CPSC Chairman Nancy Nord. “If parents make a costume, choose inherently flame-resistant fabrics, such as nylon or polyester, and avoid long draped items that could cause an entanglement hazard.”

Continue Reading

Fun Halloween Facts

Fun Halloween Facts

Posted on 26. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

0

Total production of pumpkins by major pumpkin-producing states in 2007. Illinois led the country by producing 542 million pounds of the vined orange gourd.

Continue Reading

Hallowindow by Mark Gervais

Hallowindow by Mark Gervais

Posted on 26. Dec, 2008 by The Crypt Keeper.

1

As I was riding my bike around the neighborhood on Halloween night, I was stopped at a house that had a giant animated eyeball in one of the windows. I could not believe what I was seeing and was amazed.

Continue Reading