Leave it to me to get carriedaway with a hashtag. This Halloween I took the hashtag #UnusualHalloweenTraditions and just ran with it long after it stopped trending on Twitter. These are my new favorite Halloween traditions:
Caroling for Cthulhu
Mock witch trial
Mock trail for a human soul
Deck the halls with entrails
The family autopsy
The family game of Ouija board Twister
Leaving snakes in public toilets
The blessing of the candies by heretics
Setting up the manger scene for Rosemary’s baby
Kissing beneath the missing human toes
Leaving milk and cookies for the cenobites
Reading the Sumerian book of the dead to sick children
The pouring of the Pumpkin Spice Lattes to honor our fallen homies
He was born on a Photoshop forum. The assignment was to add something supernatural to an unexceptional situation: a corporate meeting, a self help seminar, or a state fair.
I found a picture of a church picnic that was perfect. It took place in a field, there was a lot of space between the subjects, and the horizon was filled with evergreens. If viewers looked closely at the tops of the trees they’d see a figure in the canopy: a silhouette formed from the crisscrossing branches. A wooden giant poised to crash the gathering and have a picnic of his own. Continue reading Slender Man’s Rival→
Halloween is just around the corner and high def episodes of The X-Files just hit Netflix making now the perfect time for a marathon viewing season, especially since the series is coming back on January 24, 2016.
There’s only one problem: there’s 9 seasons to sift through, with UFO mythology installments, monster of the week moments, and supernatural episodes. Which ones are right for the perfect October evening?