Trick-or-Treating the Web II: 31 More Links to Halloween 2014


October 4, 2014 — Do I still need to introduce Trick-or-Treating the Web? Or am I just writing to hear myself type? I do like that sound. This is the tenth installment of Trick-or-Treating the Web over the past five OTIS Halloween Seasons and the second one this year. I collect lots of Halloween links from all over the web. You click them. Or tap them. Or ignore them. Come on in. The piranhas are great.

1. The Addams Family, The Munsters, and Bewitched all launched the same week in September of 1964. And we think we're living in a golden age of television.


3. Chefs unveil burger that tastes like human flesh,uh, we think.

4. The unaired pilot for a 1993 Elvira sitcom looks...extremely watchable.

5. Mutter Museum Soap Woman hand soap. It's okay to be cool with this right?

6. Candy corn Pebbles cereal. More people should be talking about this.

7. Clip of a live-action The Nightmare Before Christmas performance.

8. Hey, Barry Manilow sings with dead people just in time for Halloween.

9. The extremely patient stop-motion animators behind the movie The Boxtrolls.

10. I've always wanted to get drunk with Vincent Price, and now I can.

11. The Ed Harrington "Ikea" images for how to build a monster, baby.

12. The Telegraph explains "Why our love of zombies films just won't die."

13. The Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin is looming.

14. California farmer figures out how to grow pumpkins in the shape of the head of Frankenstein's monster.

15. A short cartoon about a carnivorous plant. In honor of this guy.

16. A Poe-inspired hockey mask for the goalie of the Calgary Flames NHL team.

17. A Grolier Club exhibition of  Poe artifacts from premiere Poe collector Susan Jaffe Tane. I met her and was toured through her collection for Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe.

18. On Halloween night, a reenactment of one of a Houdini seance.

19. Casket parts nomenclature. This page actually came in handy for me this Halloween Season.

20. A look at Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare experience.

21. A Halloween television guide for October.

22. Death in chocolate.

23. Horror conventions suck.

24. Modern cemeteries suck.

25. A dead woman with extensions makes the news.

26. Great, great Scooby Doo artwork. That's a fact.

27. My favorite Halloween commercial so far.

28. One day, I will celebrate the Halloween Season in Los Angeles.

29. A selection of horror shorts...which almost always do horror better than feature-length movies.

30. "The Library of Congress Wants Your Halloween Pictures."

31. Comics writer John Rozum's 31 Days of Halloween features daily recommendations for a wide variety of horror movies.












2 comments:

  1. I may not say much, but I do enjoy your blog!

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  2. The Elvira pilot was fun to watch.

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