Category Archives: Halloween

Countess Dracula

Erzsébet Báthory (1560-1614) was a real life Hungarian noblewoman and purported serial killer who may have engaged in vampiric activity. Her victims were female servants and minor noblewomen who had come to her for training and education. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Don’t GO!!!

I’m having trouble letting go of Halloween.

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The Wolf of South Philadelphia

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Werewolves of Philly

A wolf was loose in South Philly on Halloween! We decided to go scary rather than whimsical this year with our son’s Halloween costume, and it seemed to work on old ladies and small children.

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Happy Halloween!

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The Martians are Coming!

As a treat for Halloween, here is a presentation of Orson Welles’ notorious radio drama originally broadcast on October 30, 1938. Click on the arrow below to play the program.  Happy Halloween!  

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Invasion of the Saucer Men

My latest Halloween Head is based on the alien invaders from the drive-in, schlock classic Invasion of the Saucer Men released in 1957. I struggled with this one a bit because I watched the movie and kept referring back to … Continue reading

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South Philly Jack O’ Lantern

I think the squirrels added to the carving of this menacing Jack O’ Lantern which I spotted on a stoop of a South Philadelphia rowhouse. Hopefully it will last long enough for me to catch a photo of it lit … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Haunted Architectural Details

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Getting in that Halloween Spirit

If you’re burning the midnight oil working on a Halloween costume and want some background noise in the spirit of the season, here is nearly 12 hours of old time radio shows that will give you the creeps. These are … Continue reading

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Mister HYDE

I was trying to come up with another idea for a Halloween Head when I realized I had never done Dr Jekyll’s monstrous alter-ego Mr Hyde. It was high time I gave half of this split personality my full attention!

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Zombie Girl

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Colors of the Season

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Happy Halloween!

The Toothy Burlap Horror Show – this year’s creature is sort of a lamprey eel crossed with a giant leech. Night time shots to follow!

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