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Tag Archives: Halloween
What better way to celebrate Halloween than a bit of H.P. Lovecraft lore.
The last weekend in October has become the best time to visit Dublin each year since the advent of the Bram Stoker Festival and Halloween Parade seven years ago. The festivities always include a spectacular costumed parade, theatrical performances, musical … Continue reading
Eight years ago, author Neil Gaiman suggested a new holiday tradition to celebrate Halloween and All Hallow’s Read was born. The concept is simple: The week leading up to Halloween, or on October 31st, give someone a scary book. You can also … Continue reading
La portentosa vida de la muerte (The Prodigious Life of Death) by Joaquín Bolaños, is a late 18th century Mexican novel that stars Death as a female protagonist ( la muerte in Spanish is a feminine noun). The story begins in the Garden … Continue reading
Oh My Gourd is a timely and wonderful stop motion animation carved from pumpkins. The amusing video, which required hours of work carving dozens of gourds, was directed by Sean Ohlenkamp and Rob Popkin.
Lambertville, New Jersey resident Dolores Dragan works for months each year creating an otherworldly Halloween display in front of her beautiful Victorian house. Local photographer/videographer Bob Krist captured the ethereal installation in the wonderful little film below. I’m fortunate because I … Continue reading