Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The Halloween Countdown, Day 27
Halloween is not merely about tricks and treats and silly-ass costumes; it's about lifting the veil between the living and the dead and scaring yourself half to death... if you're lucky.
There are ways to do this.
You could go visit buildings where the walls are lined with human bones:
You could whip out your soldering iron and construct a Cylon Jack-O-Lantern or a Brain That Wouldn't Die prop (lots more fun projects at Make magazine's Halloween Archive), but those things are merely cool and not particularly spooky. For sheer awesomeness, you're gonna need a Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio:
And finally (yes, I am horribly ashamed I know such things exist), the spookiest item I've ever encountered, made by the people who invented The Fleshlight, just in time for Halloween, a... uh... sex toy for men in serious need of intensive therapy, "The Fleshlight with Bite," Succu Dry Sex in A Can, the vampire version.
Or you could say the hell with it and watch a Roseanne Halloween rerun: