Tag Archives: halloween

Happy Halloween!

Well, the day has finally arrived! I’ve had so much fun this month and I do hope that you have enjoyed it as well. I’ll be doing the same thing for Christmas, starting December 1st. But let’s not jump too … Continue reading

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Sorry, All Out Of Candy!

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Instant Insomnia

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Scary Movie – Victorian London Edition

Today, we have a special treat here on That Retro Blog. I persuaded my extremely talented, good friend Draliman into writing us a bit of flash fiction for our amusement. “I say, Sophie, what absolute frolics!” smiled Cynthia. “What with … Continue reading

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The Gashlycrumb Tinies

Do we like morbid things? Yes!! Yes we do. Well, I do anyways. Yikes, these poor kids. It goes on and on throughout the alphabet, with each child meeting a ghastly end. The book was first published in 1963 by Edward … Continue reading

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A Halloween Poem

Don’t be afraid of us monsters We only want to play Come to our haunted house Werewolf will show you the way We can bob for apples Or perhaps howl at the moon Frankenstein makes a mean bean dip Dracula … Continue reading

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The Monster Mash

It isn’t truly Halloween until I’ve heard “The Monster Mash” at least once. The song was recorded and released by Bobby (Boris) Pickett and The Crypt-Kickers in late 1962, along with other Halloween themed songs on the album aptly named “The … Continue reading

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