Tag Archives: Halloween

Bram Stoker’s Dublin

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

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Prepare for All Hallow’s Read

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

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Dance Macabre

 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

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David S. Pumpkins was not involved

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.  

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Trick or Treat

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Exploding Pumpkins

Happy Halloween

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Halloween House : Donating Memories

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

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Halloween II

All houses wherein men have lived and died Are haunted houses. Through the open doors The harmless phantoms on their errands glide, With feet that make no sound upon the floors. We meet them at the door-way, on the stair, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween : via the ever witty webcomic The Gentleman’s Armchair.

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