Tag: blogtoberfest

Oct 03

Must See Events for October

Greetings all and Happy October! Over here in New Jersey, USA, it’s hurricane season, which means the winds are blowing and the skies are deliciously overcast. Rain falls, mist gathers and there’s fog in the mornings. A perfect start to October, wouldn’t you say? So what are these must see events, you’re asking? With no …

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Apr 21

Horror Movie Review: Final Girl

Title: Final Girl Genre: Horror/Thriller Director: Tyler Shields IMDB Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2124787/ HERE MAY BE SPOILERS Portions of the movie may or may not be revealed.   Synopsis: A man teaches a young woman how to become a complete weapon. Later she is approached by a group of sadistic teens who kill blonde women for unknown reasons. The …

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Mar 25

Thriller Movie Review: Bound to Vengeance

Title: Bound To Vengeance Genre: Thriller/Horror Director: Jose Manuel Cravioto IMDB Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1230213/ HERE THERE BE SPOILERS. HERE THERE BE SPOILERS. HERE THERE BE SPOILERS. Do not read this review if you don’t want portions of the movie revealed. This movie was recommended to me by an author friend of mine. Given that I don’t …

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Oct 26

Blogtoberfest – Weird New Jersey

It’s only fair, since I’m writing about scary stuff this month, is to highlight some spooky places in New Jersey.  Despite being the Garden State, there’s a ton of mysteries surrounding some of the horse pastures and lovely farms.   So light the lantern and let’s take a closer look behind the cobwebs. The Jersey …

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Oct 23

Blogtoberfest – Recipe: Fudge Skeletons

I love an easy recipe and this one you can make in the microwave! Ingredients 8 oz (about 3 cups) semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup white candy coating or white chocolate chips, to decorate Gingerbread man cookie cutter Yield: …

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Oct 20

Blogtoberfest – Colors in Darkness Halloween Party

  The 1st  Multicultural Celebration of Horror, Paranormal and Dark Fantasy! Come and Celebrate With The Fear! There will be contests, excerpts and more!   Have you marked your calendars?  On October 29th, you must attend the first Colors in Darkness Halloween Party.  Come hang out with writers of color who love spinning dark fiction, …

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Oct 19

Blogtoberfest – Scary Stories – Pet Sematary

Horror is different for everyone.  I don’t think the “experts” can agree on what horror is and thus there are tons of movies and books that represent the horror genre, as it should be. I also believe that horror is different depending on where you are in your life.  What’s represents horror for a twenty-year-old …

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Oct 16

Blogtoberfest – Urban Legends to Keep You Up at Night – Part 2

The Thousand Steps Behind a rusty, broken gate at the top of the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi in Eagle Point Park (Clinton, Iowa) is an ancient set of steps plagued with tragedy and wrought with mysteries and fables. Locals call them the “Thousand Steps”, and they were built in the 1930’s along with the rest …

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Oct 14

Blogtoberfest – American Gothic Roots Music – Rachel Brooke

Welcome to today’s Blogtoberfest post!  It’s another dark country/roots song by artist Rachel Brooke.   “Take everything you think you know about country music and throw it out the window. That pop rock crap y’all call country is nothing compared to what Rachel Brooke is laying down. She’s an old soul in the way Hank …

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Oct 06

Blogtoberfest – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

In another life, I was an elementary school teacher, which meant nearly every holiday was a par-tay.  Valentine’s Day parties were the most stressful, because, as a teacher, you really had to sit on the “who likes whom” bit and keep it all nice and friendly.  Christmas was nice, but the overabundance of cookies was …

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