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Can Halloween day save a lost season?

Approximately 31 days ago, I opened a blank Google doc and prepped work on some Halloween content ideas. The season felt fresh and I was jazzed on pumping out some spooky stuff. I had plans for writing about the new Halloween, perfectly topical TV, and even did research for a new video. Plus, we had… Read More ›

Biotech is Godzilla

And the Godzilla journey begins…  I will admit, I’m not a lifelong Godzilla fan. I mean, growing up, giant monsters always seemed cool, but I was just more drawn to gore and slashers and stuff. I did have a Godzilla toy as a kid that I assume a relative got me as a gift some… Read More ›

VIDEO: Scares That Care & General Ramblings

Watch below and hear me chat about attending August’s Scares That Care Weekend! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… I enjoy making video content. So, here’s a warm up for the Halloween season! Let’s talk about the Scares That Care convention. So, what’s STC exactly? Scares That Care was founded by Joe… Read More ›

‘Little Monsters’: My kid’s first horror movie

A little while ago, on a fortuitous whim, I watched the 1989 Savage/Mandel joint Little Monsters with our 5-year-old son, Milo. I have very fond, very warm memories of this weird little flick. It was a regular on my movie rotation line-up when I was a youngster, most likely from ages 7 to 12. And… Read More ›

“The Playground”: Milo and I made a movie

For the past few weeks, my 5-year-old Milo has wanted to “make a movie.” For fun, you know. And yesterday, we decided what the hell, let’s do it. So, we conceptualized, filmed, and edited the following short film – “The Playground” – on one hot Saturday afternoon. All we knew going into it was this… Read More ›

Kiddie Halloween: Thank you, Wiggles

Hang with me for a sec… Chances are, if you have kids, know kids, or, at the very least, watched syndicated episodes of Yes, Dear on TBS, you probably know who The Wiggles are. A troupe of Aussie songsters, dating back to the early 90s, educating and entertaining toddler-sized minds.

Why ‘Love Actually’ is the Best Halloween Movie Ever Made

It’s the day before Halloween! So why the hell am I talking about Christmas movies? Well, today is the eight-year anniversary of when Joanna and I got engaged. And that was the day before Halloween! And we met two years before that. At a Halloween party (I in my Freddy glove, she in her Miss… Read More ›