Deathgasm & the Battle Jacket

One of the regrets I have about going on the North American Tour was that it meant suspending my haunt work. After all, there’s not enough room in the van for my tools and supplies, and no work space to continue building corpses or other props. But after watching the movie “Deathgasm“, I was inspired to finally get around to Read More …

Michael Myers’ Pumpkin Mask

While it may not have been well-received by critics, I personally enjoyed Rob Zombie’s 2007 remake of Halloween. I’m particularly fond of the scene where a long-haired and grown-up Michael Myers escapes Smith’s Grove Sanitarium wearing a simple yet disturbing papier-mâché pumpkin mask. I wanted one of my own. Overall, I figured the build would be straightforward. But I would have to Read More …

Positive Voice Halloween Party

This summer, I was tapped by a friend to help organize Positive Voice‘s annual Halloween party. For this project, I needed to coordinate a menu, a DJ, party favors, design and build props, and design games and events for the party. I drew upon my set construction experiences at Terror on the Fox. Additionally, I had hosted elaborate Halloween parties / poker Read More …

My 2016 Outdoor Halloween Display

In honor of my trip to Salem Massachusetts, I decided to do a witch trial theme for my outdoor Halloween display this year. Under different conditions, I would gladly have decorated my yard in a far more grandiose manner. But my home doubles as my office, so I had to exercise some measure of restraint. My Corpsing Technique This was the Read More …

It was Halloween night, so of course…

It was Halloween night, so of course, Last minute shoppers were out in force. Scavenging shelves for what remained in stock, Hunting for candy, racing against the clock. There was little to choose from at this late hour, Some bags of licorice and straws that were sour. Mother snatched what she could and did her best job, Fighting her way Read More …