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The Mostly-Complete Dino Drac Archives.

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Below are most of the Dino Drac blog archives. Certain categories may be excluded to keep things tidier. If you notice any typos, pretend you didn’t.

  • Dino Drac’s Daily Halloween Thing!

    Welcome to Dino Drac’s Daily Halloween Thing — an old school blog-within-a-blog! Updated every day between now and October 31st! Hang out in the comments and make this one of your daily Halloween pitstops. I won’t be plugging this project on social media very often, so itR

  • Purple Stuff: 1990s Halloween eBay Dig!

    On the eve of October, we’re just in time with this month’s Purple Stuff Podcast! We think you’re gonna have a blast with this one. Me and Jay from Sludge Central dived deep into eBay to pluck out the best and weirdest Halloween collectibles the 1990s had to offer! Join us on our eer

  • Video: 1989 TV Broadcast of Amityville 3-D!

    I’ve been sitting on a particularly great home-recorded VHS tape for a while now, waiting for the Halloween Countdown to get rollin’ so I could show you its holy/unholy contents. The day is finally here! WATCH ON YOUTUBE! In my new vid, we’re diving into a network television broadcas

  • Video: 1988 Woolworth Halloween Circular!

    Start your spooky September weekend with a ten-minute Dino Drac video about ninja costumes: WATCH ON YOUTUBE! Naw, it’s about more than just that. I’m thrilled to debut my big dissection of a Halloween-themed Woolworth circular from 1988, absolutely STUFFED with everything that made th

  • Dino Drac’s Spooky September Funpack!

    The wait is over! It’s time to unveil Dino Drac’s Spooky September Funpack – the second of three Halloween-themed Funpacks for the 2022 season! $25 SHIPPED ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES! Subscriptions are currently closed, but I have a fair number of spares that I can sell on an indi

  • Dino Drac’s 2022 Halloween Countdown!

    Well guys, we did it. We survived so many months of pain and aggravation to make it back home. The spooky season has returned, and so has Dinosaur Dracula’s Halloween Countdown! WATCH ON YOUTUBE! Let’s kick things off with Madd Matt reviewing yet another bag of Halloween junk. It’s t

  • Purple Stuff: Spooky Songs Volume IX!

    I’d say that the Halloween season is coming, but the truth is, it’s already here! Supermarkets are full of Count Chocula, party stores are 50% skeletons, and Glade’s already brought back their pumpkin spice air fresheners. It might be 200 degrees outside, but guys, we are IN it. So m

  • Dino Drac’s Eerie August Funpack is here!

    The time has come! Introducing Dino Drac’s Eerie August Funpack, the first of three all-spooky Funpacks in celebration of the 2022 Halloween season! I’m now entering my eighth year (!!!) doing these Funpacks, and the trio of Halloween boxes have always been the most popular. On that no

  • Creepshow 2 WPIX Broadcast from 1990!

    With minutes left in the month, we’re technically NOT LATE with this month’s episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast! In our defense, this one is best served at night! Join me and Jay from Sludge Central as we dive deep into a 1990 WPIX broadcast of CREEPSHOW 2, with original TV commercial

  • Dino Drac’s July Funpack is here!

    Time for Dino Drac’s July Funpack — the last one before a trio of Halloween Funpacks, starting in August! Let’s get a little more juice out of summer, while we still can! UNITED STATES ONLY! VERY LIMITED SUPPLY! Here’s the deal. This month’s Funpack is already kinda/sorta sold ou

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast’s Summer Sleepover!

    Just in the nick of time, we’re ready to assault your ears with this month’s Purple Stuff Podcast. It’s a good one! When we were kids, one of the best things about summer vacation was THE SUMMER SLEEPOVER. That was when you and a friend became one-night roomies, and fended off sleep

  • Dino Drac’s June Funpack is here!

    Well guys, for the first time in many, many months, Funpack subscriptions are finally back open! …but depending on how this one performs, this may be the last time subscriptions are open until November or later. Which means that if you want to guarantee yourself the three Halloween boxes

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: MORE Great Cereals!

    I don’t know if we’ve ever done back to back podcasts on the same subject before, but we had so much fun gabbing about old cereals, we thought we’d give it another go: On the latest Purple Stuff Podcast, me and Jay from Sludge Central celebrate *another* eight great cereals from the

  • Dino Drac’s May Funpack is here!

    Dino Drac’s May Funpack is here, and there’s never been one like this before! UNITED STATES ONLY! LIMITED QUANTITY! This is an ALL-ART FUNPACK, with several exquisitely strange pieces stuffed into a gigantic envelope and mailed directly to your door for $25 shipped. I can’t wait to s

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: 8 Great Cereals!

    With just seconds left in the month, we’re ready to drop the latest episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast! You’re gonna need a spoon for this one, guys. It’s our long-awaited CEREAL SHOW! Oh yes! Me and Jay from Sludge Central dive deep into eight of our all-time favorite cereals, from

  • Dino Drac’s Awesome April Funpack!

    Okay guys, it’s time! Dino Drac’s Awesome April Funpack is here, and while subscriptions are currently closed, I do have a good amount of spares for anyone who’d like to just buy this one. (And I hope some of you will!) LIMITED SUPPLY! UNITED STATES ONLY! It’s a merry (and maca

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: Mummy Madness!

    Get set for a spoooooky new episode of the Purple Stuff Podcast! Oh yeah, we’re doing this. Our big show for March is all about MUMMIES! Join me and Jay from Sludge Central as celebrate eight great mummies from all walks of pop culture, covering everything from toys to TV shows, and even

  • My Monster-Mania Convention Haul!

    I spent last Friday at the Monster-Mania Convention in New Jersey, blowing my savings on hideous horror junk. I’ve done this con a billion times before, but there was a particularly great energy this time… probably because it was the first convention in years where everyone at least pr

  • Dino Drac’s March Funpack is here!

    Okay guys, I’m ready to drop Dino Drac’s March Funpack! It’s a hot one, too! LIMITED SUPPLY! UNITED STATES ONLY! Served up in a loooong box, the March 2022 Funpack is loaded with everything from ancient action figures to swank art to a whole ass package of Dunkaroos! I’m very happy

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: The Chocolate Show!

    Well, continuing our tradition of just barely making our self-imposed deadlines, here’s the latest Purple Stuff Podcast, with like ten seconds left in the month! We’re gonna make you SO hungry. It’s the Purple Stuff’s CHOCOLATE SHOW, a sprawling tribute to all things chocolate, pas