VHS Visions: Treasure Hunting for Horror Promo Sleeves and Press Releases!

This past weekend saw my home town once again welcome the ONLY convention that reaches this corner of the UK – Dev-Con. It’s primarily a Sci-Fi and comic book gathering with plenty of dealers and the occasional guest who appeared in Star Wars for about ten seconds, but to a horror fan like myself there


Halloween 2015 Review: More Ghostbusters Goodness! Jelly Pops & Popping Candy

The UK is going Ghostbusters mad this Halloween season, and I LOVE it! Considering the 30th anniversary of this legendary movie was LAST year, it feels slightly strange to be seeing SO many new candy creations in the shops over the last few weeks, but it just proves how popular this franchise continues to be.

[Bite-sized Horror]

Halloween 2015 Review: Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Spread

Living in the UK means I rarely find food products that could be classed as EXCITING, we’re just not that kind of country. So every couple of weeks I like to head to a specialist store that opened up in my home town about two years ago which sells imported candy, chocolate bars, canned drinks


Looking into the Blackest Eyes: Facing a Resin Michael Myers with Jack’s Attic

The Challenge: Find seven unique and hand-crafted horror collectables to present as gifts to my good friends when we all meet up for our once a year weekend of reminiscing, talking, movie watching and beer drinking. Previous gatherings had seen some incredible items being handed out, and this year it was my turn to deliver

[Tutorials, Recipes, and Goodies]

Five Horror Etsy Shops That Deserve Your Money

I’ve always been very particular about my horror apparel and accessories. Call me a snob if you’d like, but I’ve never been particularly fond of grabbing a horror shirt from Hot Topic, Walmart, or anywhere else that wasn’t solely catering to horror fans. We’re fortunate that companies like Fright-Rags, Rotten Cotton, Atomic Cotton, Electric Zombie,


Not Quite a New Beginning: eBay Treasure and Remembering Friday the 13th Part 5

Something very unusual happened to me about 2 weeks ago. I paid the bills, made sure the kids had everything they needed, did the grocery shopping, and when I finished for the day and looked in my wallet there was a little bit of money left over! After regaining consciousness and picking myself up off

[Books and Comics]

Remembering the Crazy & Cool Free Stuff Taped to Ghostbusters UK Comic Covers

Today I’m going to mosey back down memory lane and share some images from my old Ghostbusters UK comic collection, specifically focussing on the VERY rare examples that still feature their original cover mounted free gifts. To understand just why it’s so difficult and unusual to find issues like these you have to consider several

[Guest Posts]

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

Woo family and friends this holiday season with this pumpkin gingerbread trifle. Silky layers of pumpkin-spice pudding, sweet and spicy gingerbread, and fluffy whipped cream make this decadent treat a feast for your eyes and your stomach. Yields: 25 cups Preparation Time: 40 minutes + chilling Ingredients 2 packages of gingerbread cake mix 1 package