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Monthly Archives: October 2017


Cover of Goosebumps Haunted Library, door and Hershey's welcome mat with title informationGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #101: Goosebumps: Haunted Library by R. L. Stine, A.K.A. “The Lost Goosebumps” (Jude Deluca on 31 Oct 2017)
Title: Goosebumps Haunted Library Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: N/A Summary: Curly is not only the coolest of ghouls, he’s actually frightfully well read. He “freak”-quents the library often and gives “Goosebumps to all the browsers and loungers who dare to enter. The latest hair-raising additions to his private collection are three titles, “THE HALLOWEEN GAME,” […]
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cover of Halloween Night II by R L Stine, has three figures dressed in skeleton outfits and black cloaks in front of a Halloween night backgroundPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #100: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine (Tuesday on 30 Oct 2017)
Title: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda isn’t really looking forward to Halloween this year. After all, it was only twelve months age that her best friend tried to kill her at a Halloween party and she’d rather not be reminded of that. [Wing: I’d rather not be reminded of that recap either.] […]
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General: Halloween Extravaganza: Atypical Halloween Films (bat on 27 Oct 2017)
It’s October! It’s Fall! It’s the best season of the year! Each year about this time, there’s always the general consensus list post of “Halloween” films – among them Halloween, Friday the 13th, the Universal Monsters movies, Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloweentown (and its three sequels, though that fourth film is purely awful) – […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #99: Fear Street: Halloween Party by R. L. Stine, A.K.A. “Niki Meyer Is Stunning And Brave” (Jude Deluca on 25 Oct 2017)
Title: Fear Street – Halloween Party Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: There is going to be an uninvited guest at this Halloween party on Fear Street… Summary: WELCOME TO FEAR STREET Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself… and see if its dark […]
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Oct 2017)
The Author: Who uses really oddball descriptions of things, repeatedly. Seriously. What the hell are spaniel eyes? Maybe? I don’t know. But one character, Michael, always has some kind of spaniel eyes going on. And Audrey with her spiky lashes and bangs. The same thing. All the time. And who others the crap out of […]
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Tom B Stone Revenge of the Dinosaurs cover, t-rex coming through the wall of a schoolGraveyard School recaps: Recap #97: Graveyard School #5: Revenge of the Dinosaurs, a.k.a. “Cretaceous Park” (Jude Deluca on 21 Oct 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #5 – Revenge of the Dinosaurs Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Barry Jackson Tagline: N/A/ Summary: They’re Back! “Dino-head.” That’s what David Pike calls his little brother, Richie. This kid eats, sleeps, and breathes dinosaurs. Richie even keeps a terrarium filled with plastic dinosaur figures, […]
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General: Halloween Extravaganza: Favorite Horror and Creepy Podcasts (Wing on 20 Oct 2017)
Welcome to October, my favorite month of the year! Marching band competitions are in full swing, the air here is crisp, the night sky bright with moon and stars, leaves change color and fall and crunch when you walk through them, horror movies are everywhere, and Halloween is coming. Here at Devil’s Elbow, we love […]
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General: Halloween Extravaganza: Jude’s NYCC 2017 Goosebumps and YA Horror Sketches (Jude Deluca on 18 Oct 2017)
New York Comic Con is my second favorite time of the year, next to Christmas/my birthday. I spend all four days walking around adding more pieces to my already large collection of art commissions and sketches. This year I was only able to do three days, as I was called into work at the stadium […]
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cover of The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins, has four fingers coming out of dirt with long, sharp silver nailsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap 96: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins (Wing on 15 Oct 2017)
Title: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins Summary: At a Hallowe’en party with very exclusive guests, the disguised play a game of hide and seek in an ancient cemetery as midnight approaches. When someone is killed, all the partygoers can do is suspect each other – unless there is an unknown player. Tagline: Don’t look […]
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)Nightmare on Elm Street movies: Recap #95: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) (Dove on 13 Oct 2017)
Dove recaps her most beloved horror movie, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). It's a love fest. From beginning to end.
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General: Halloween Extravaganza: How to Re-Halloween When You’ve Un-Halloweened Halloween (aka Donna’s list of Halloween feels) (Donna on 11 Oct 2017)
I was born and raised in Connecticut. The only way I could get more New England is if I pahk the cah in Hahvahd Yahd. Which I don’t. I don’t paRk my caR anywhere near HaRvaRd YaRd because I always avoided driving in Massachusetts as much as possible. At least in the eastern portion of […]
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General: Halloween Extravaganza: Jude’s Favorite Horror Flick Heroines and Villainesses (Jude Deluca on 7 Oct 2017)
It’s time to put the WEEEEEEE back in HalloWEEEEEEEEN, so I’ve constructed a special article where I get to gush about my favorite heroines, villains, and secondary characters from horror films (including animated ones). Why? Because I felt like it. I wanted to do something special for the holiday and I relish any chance I […]
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The Howling cover werewolf claws tearing through a solid sheet and a woman's screaming face behind itSnark at the Moon! recaps: Recap #94: The Howling (1981) (Wing on 5 Oct 2017)
Title: The Howling Summary: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. Tagline: Imagine your worst fear a reality. [Wing: Worst fear. Right.] [Bat: Being a werewolf isn’t my worst fear…] Initial Thoughts This […]
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cover of Diane Hoh's Scream Team, top cover is brick building with a window cutout that shows a girl in a cheerleading uniform collapsed on the floorNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #93: Nightmare Hall #5: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh (Dade on 2 Oct 2017)
Title: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh Summary: Delle has always been a cheerleader. And so she wants more than anything to make the squad at Salem U. Until she hears the horrible truth about what happened to last year’s cheerleaders… Once Delle thought she would die to make the team. Now she realizes she […]
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General: Halloween Extravaganza: The children of the night. What music they make. (Wing on 1 Oct 2017)
Welcome to October! This month (my favourite month) we’re going to celebrate Halloween (my favourite holiday) while some of us, at least, enjoy gorgeous autumn weather (my favourite season, though I hate being cold). What better way to kick it off than with Wing’s Werewolf Playlist (at least as of this very moment). I’ve put […]
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