Monthly Archives: October 2012

Nightmare #322 – Darkness and all within it

(Female, 40’s) It was the middle of the night in my dream, and I was not able to sleep so I woke up– that is, in my dream I was awake and the only one in the house who was … Continue reading

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Theatre Bizarre – 2012 – “The Summoning”

Last Saturday evening, Elsa and I dolled ourselves up but good and trotted down to the 2012 offering of Theatre Bizarre called The Summoning. We return with a heart full of fond memories and a clawful of blurry photos. Let … Continue reading

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Nightmare #321 – Alone in the Dark

I was sitting in bed, reading a book. It was night time and for some reason I had the window shade pulled back so the window was large and black reflecting the lights from the room. I heard a sound … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Creepy Doll Mask Repaint

I scored a cheap plastic Doll Face Mask from the Halloween Store, one I knew could be easily improved with a bit of paint. I was in the market for a doll face because I find dolls every bit as … Continue reading

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Flint Horror Convention – October 20th

If you read this blog and you’re near mid-Michigan next weekend, stop in to the Second Annual Flint Horror Convention, right down town at the creepy Masonic Temple kitty corner from the original Halo Burger. Vendors, Movies, Panels and all … Continue reading

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Theatre Bizarre – October 20th

Guess what arrived in the mail? Yes, oh yes, passes for this year’s version of Theatre Bizarre, titled “The Summoning.” The lurid festivities will be held at the Detroit Masonic Temple and please note, costumes are MANDATORY. I am taking … Continue reading

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Rock God / Horror Nerd Writes a Book

Say what you want about Metallica or for that matter about any celebrity, but some folks do cool stuff with their obscene piles of filthy lucre. Kirk Hammett collected the things that mattered to him, namely, the props and ephemera … Continue reading

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“Darkness and Dawn” – a vintage “Hell House”

It’s October and officially the time for Haunted House attractions and their evangelical knock-offs known as Hell Houses. A Hell House takes the thrills and chills of a traditional haunted house but dresses them up with a heavily moralistic and … Continue reading

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“Better to Reign in Hell than Serve in Heaven…”

Elsa got me fairly ADDICTED to this cute, quirky on-line game called Glitch. You do all sorts of weird stuff like milk butterflies to make butter and later, cheese or squeeze chickens to get grain. Even the pigs will let … Continue reading

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Zombie Walk Ann Arbor 2012

Hordes of undead shambled through downtown Ann Arbor last weekend and they did it for charity…and presumably for brains. The 2012 Zombie Walk Ann Arbor was held last Saturday, Sept 27. The undead were requested to bring canned goods to … Continue reading

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Video – “Ask a Mortician”

A few years ago I was researching a piece about funeral parlors that I finally abandoned because, I am embarrassed to admit, I was too afraid to actually ask a mortician about specific details of the embalming process. File under … Continue reading

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Halloween Treats: Meat Hand

It’s not often that we are moved to post recipes here on the Daily Nightmare, but this was one I couldn’t resist. How gruesome, how fitting, how… delicious. A mold was used to shape meatloaf into a hand. Cheese, ketchup, … Continue reading

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