Th flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and people are hauling their crap out to the driveway hoping to make a buck or two. Yard sale season has arrived! On Saturday, some small neighborhoods near me were having their community sales. One was an older neighborhood, which I usually do well at, but it was a bust this time. The next neighborhood sale was the kind where … [Read more...] about It’s the most wonderful time of the year
It was a slow week for the League, which I will chalk up to it being Halloween and many of us had more important things to do than blogging, what with all the decorating and candy eating! The League of Extraordinary Bloggers was tasked to write about movie monsters… Achievements in Gaming Erik Johnson Cool & Collected Batfan G.I. Jigsaw Be sure to visit all … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: Movie Monsters
It's Halloween and I have nothing to post! Quick, to the book shelves -- I have to find something creepy and scary! Whew, this should do the trick. Here's a treat for any monster fan -- a couple of issues of The Monster Times! The Monster Times was a tabloid newspaper produced in the 70's that covered horror, sci-fi, and fantasy movies and comic books. Each issue was … [Read more...] about Happy Halloween! It’s Monster Times
Okay, this is the last one, I promise! It's almost Halloween, and I just can't get it off my brain, so this week's challenge for the League of Extraordinary Bloggers is... --- Movie Monsters --- REMEMBER!: The League is always open to new members! Got a blog? Write a post in response to the weekly challenge, and you’ll be included. It’s that easy! Once you put up … [Read more...] about This week’s assignment from the League: Movie Monsters
Like in year's past, I have scoured store shelves for the creepiest, spookiest, most collectible candy and food packaging. For whatever reason, this year seemed awfully quiet on the Halloween front. A few contenders were disqualified due to having the same packaging as in previous years, such as M&M's and Cap'n Crunch, but there were a few new items that really caught my … [Read more...] about Collectible 2013 Halloween packaging
Calling all horror movie fans! On October 26, there is an incredible selection of vintage monster memorabilia going under the gavel. Blacksparrow Auctions presents: Dr. Shocker's Auction of Horror! Dr. Shocker is the alter ego of Daniel Roebuck, an avid collector of original, rare and vintage horror, Sci-Fi and fantasy memorabilia. I received a copy of the auction … [Read more...] about Dr. Shocker’s Auction of Horror: October 26!
The clouds parted and the full moon's rays fell squarely on my local Target store last night. The hunt has finally come to a close... General Mills, I did your market research for you. Count Chocula is by far the fan favorite, and you should make more. I'll send you my bill. … [Read more...] about Late to the party…
Is it October yet? I've been itching to get a jump on the Halloween season, and I can't think of a better way to do so than with this... My pal, Todd over at Hake's Americana & Collectibles, tipped me off on some really amazing prototype figures that Hake's will be listing in their November auction. The MAXx FX figures went well into the development phase before … [Read more...] about MAXx FX prototype monster figures