October Boos.

Halloween curse. The elaborate truth, I despise and loathe the month of October but I love Halloween.   Amazing monsters from the movies which I’ve seen dozens of times; the costumes, the aura of things that go boo in the dark. The month itself is a verifiable nightmare’s paradise. How did it go wrong? Where…

A Day in My life…

“I thought you’d be dressed up,” the college professor tells me, as we sit down at Starbucks. His disappointment comes across his face like a five-year-old on Christmas Day. He’s tall, good-looking, educated and not running away in terror, so far so good I think to myself. I’m wearing jeans and a tee shirt. I…

What secrets of success can Dita Von Teese teach us?

Known best for dancing semi-naked in a martini glass the size of a bar and for marrying Marilyn Manson, Dita Von Teese has come from humble beginnings in a small town in Michigan to an internationally known burlesque, fashion, and cover woman icon. She has created a niche for herself, that didn’t previously exist. How…

Why horror monsters never need to poop…

I was a weird kid. Yes, I loved horror films even though they scared the pants out of me and left me frightened of sleeping, or worse awake as boogiemen, vampires, any assorted demons came to get me in my bed. During those marathons of no sleep, I would think of odd questions I had…

Evil by another name.

Okay, the big Halloween push begins. Everyone is getting their plans ready, even if it just means sticking a plastic pumpkin with candy in your yard, or going the whole way out (corpses, coffins, ghouls, etc. in your front yard. Some folks will be partying, dressed up in assorted costumes, others will e escorting their offspring to…