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Purple Stuff: More Spooky Songs!

Labor Day marks the spiritual end of the summer season, so for any of you holdouts who were desperately trying to resist pumpkin spice lattes and 1986 Beistle decorations, it’s time to STOP THAT!

Thank God.

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…so now that we’re undeniably in the Halloween season, the latest episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast is completely on-point. This week, me and Jay from The Sexy Armpit are revisiting one of our favorite topics: SPOOKY SONGS.

Get set for another ten ghoulish tracks to add to your Halloween playlist. We’re covering everything from Don’t Fear The Reaper to the goddamned Unsolved Mysteries theme.

Give us a listen by clicking the giant, ugly play button down below! Read More…

The Scary Halloween Photo.

Can we talk about this photo for a minute? Or maybe fifteen minutes?

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I don’t know who that is.

I don’t know who took the photo.

I don’t know when it was taken, or where.

I just knew that I had to have it.

As mentioned in prior articles, there are eBay sellers who deal exclusively in “found” photos. These are personal photographs that for whatever reason fell into the laps of eBay sellers. It’s not a particularly hot market, but there are apparently enough people willing buy these photos to merit listing them.

Anyway, that’s how I came across this one. It cost seven dollars. It’s gonna be the coolest thing to add to my 2016 tax deductions. Read More…

Horrific Mighty Max Knock-offs!

Ever notice how some knock-off toys are way cooler than their inspirations? Take Madballs, for example. There ain’t a single official Madball that I wouldn’t marry on a Hawaiian beach, but the bootlegs are so much better, what with their cruder charms and misapplied eye paint. Maybe I just like broken things.

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…and here’s more proof!

Get a load of Mini Pocket Beast, a small, strangely-titled line of Mighty Max ripoffs, likely from the mid ‘90s.

Mighty Max is an incredible toy line filled with many macabre wonders, but I don’t see how any objective person could put it ahead of Mini Pocket Beast. These toys may lack a certain degree of craftsmanship, but they’re just so creatively bizarre. Read More…