MITNG Celebrates Halloween with 31 Frightful Flicks

Halloween holds a special place in our hearts here at MITNG.  There is no better time or place to celebrate horror, the macabre, the strange, and the supernatural. Throughout October, we’ll recommend a different horror flick each day for your viewing enjoyment.  From around the world and many different genres, we hope you’ll discover newContinue reading “MITNG Celebrates Halloween with 31 Frightful Flicks”

One of the greatest Halloween pranks. Listen to the Orson Welles radio adaptation of ‘The War of the Worlds.’ 74 years ago yesterday it panicked the nation

Turn off the tv, turn on the mood lighting, and listen to the still haunting broadcast of this Orson Welles classic Halloween prank.  The October 30, 1938 radio adaptation of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells brought Orson Welles instant fame. The combination of the news bulletin form of the performance withContinue reading “One of the greatest Halloween pranks. Listen to the Orson Welles radio adaptation of ‘The War of the Worlds.’ 74 years ago yesterday it panicked the nation”

What is Halloween about? This amazing podcast sheds some light on the topic.

It stands to reason that any holiday that celebrates death would be looked down upon by some people, but in some countries death is celebrated, almost as a rebirth. It’s these celebrations that have collectively morphed into the American holiday as we know it. Mark Frauenfelder at Boing Boing had the pleasure of interviewing author andContinue reading “What is Halloween about? This amazing podcast sheds some light on the topic.”

Documentary “The American Scream” takes creating haunted houses to a new level

  The props in this unusual, but most intriguing documentary about folks obsessed with turning their homes into haunted houses every year, totally put the styrofoam tombstones I bought at Wal Mart to shame. But to my credit, this is the first year me and the Mr’s have decided to try and go all theContinue reading “Documentary “The American Scream” takes creating haunted houses to a new level”