Of the many social activities that covid has taken from us this year, Halloween is an especially bitter pill to swallow. If you're looking for virus-free thrills from the safety of your couch this weekend, the folks at Filmbot have put together an excellent Halloween movie marathon. The line-up features Wes Craven's classic The Hills Have Eyes (loosely based on the legend of cannibal Sawney Bean), followed by Dario Argento's Deep Red (with awesome soundtrack by Goblin), and wraps up with the creepiest cult movie ever to feature a flying orb, Phantasm. Fantasy artist Skinner gives Svengoolie a run for his money as the host of this triple feature, offering Elvira-worthy skits and one-liners in between shows.
You're welcome! Happy Halloween, here's a pair of pig eyeballs disintegrating over time. [Video Link] READ THE REST
Oftentimes, tradition becomes so instilled in us that it feels like it's always been that way. Not so, with the annual pvc pipe Halloween candy chute. There was a time when trick-or-treaters would come right to the door and residents would hand, yes, use their HANDS to give candy to the children. As bizarre as… READ THE REST
Here's a little Halloween treat, a conversation with Boing Boing contributor, Peter Bebergal (Season of the Witch, Strange Frequencies) on The Vibe of the Tribe Podcast. Peter talks with the hosts about the monsters of Jewish folklore. This Halloween, get spooked by monsters of Jewish lore as occult expert Peter Bebergal returns to The Vibe… READ THE REST
The Apple Watch is a great addition to any tech arsenal–until it runs out of juice, that is. Then, you have to go about the process of recharging. Of course, the Apple Watch only recharges via wireless charging, meaning it can sometimes end up being pretty inconvenient to power up, especially if you're out and… READ THE REST
We've probably all been holding our breath about this for a while. And now that it's here, we can start getting used to the idea that this winter will be unlike any before it. With COVID's impact on the holidays, we're all expecting some big changes this time around. However, Mother Nature isn't really all… READ THE REST
This year has given us a perfect opportunity to work on a holiday season project. Since virtually every family has loads of history trapped in old slides, negatives, and photos, this might be just the right time to make sure those precious and historic moments are digitized and preserved for eternity. That used to mean… READ THE REST