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  • The Purple Stuff Podcast: Episode 13!

    In the thirteenth episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast, we're defining the ABCs of Halloween! It's a special hourlong show filled with references to everything from Freddy Krueger to Papa Shango!

  • Madd Matt reviews the Bigfoot Playset.

    Madd Matt returns with a new video! This time, he's reviewing Animal Planet's Bigfoot Playset. It comes with an eight-inch chocolate gorilla! Cameo appearances by Larry and Leviathan.

  • Vicious Videocassette Boxes, Volume V!

    The Vicious Videocassette Boxes series return! Another five spooky videos are featured, including everything from Kingdom of the Spiders to Prom Night II! This article is guaranteed to make you miss Blockbuster.

  • More Vintage Halloween Treat Sacks!

    Holy Halloween nostalgia! Here are five promotional trick-or-treat bags from the '70s and '80s, from Duracell, McDonald's and beyond! A pillowcase holds the most candy, but these are certainly more fashionable!

  • Frute Brute and Yummy Mummy MASKS!

    You may not be able to eat the cereal this year, but Frute Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy have indeed returned! In mask form, at least! Hey, it's something, and they glow in the dark, too!

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast: Episode 12!

    In the 12th episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast, me and Jay talk about our Halloweeniest guilty pleasures. Included are confessions about voyeurism and Rue McClanahan. Yes, those two are mutually exclusive.

  • Vintage Vending #25: Gooey Grabbers!

    In this edition of Vintage Vending, I'm covering two totally different sets, bridged by the fact that they're both so damn spooky. Come check out slimy hands and rubber rats!

  • 2015’s Best Halloween Junk Food, Part 2!

    Here's another batch of 2015's best Halloween junk food, including Halloween Crunch, Starburst Halloween Mix, pumpkin spice chewing gum and more! None of this is healthy, but it sure is fun to look at.

  • Five Random Action Figures, Part 23!

    The 23rd edition of Five Random Action Figures celebrates the Halloween season with an onslaught of spooky toys! Included this time are Mumm-Ra, Judge Doom, Venom and more!

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast: Episode 11!

    By popular request, this episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast covers MORE of our favorite spooky songs! If your Halloween playlist is seeming a bit tired, maybe you'll find something new to add?

  • Classic Creepy Commercials, Volume 11!

    It's another batch of Classic Creepy Commercials from the '80s and '90s! This time, I'm tackling Mighty Max, Fruit by the Foot and the end-all, be-all of vintage Hallmark Halloween commercials!

  • BK’s 1997 Universal Monsters Figures!

    In 1997, Burger King ruled Halloween by giving out four absolutely PERFECT Universal Monsters action figures, including Dracula, the Wolf Man, Frankenstein and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Let's wax nostalgic!

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast: Episode 10!

    In this episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast, me and Jay celebrate eleven of our favorite pop culture ghosts! Everyone from the Scoleri Brothers to Beetlejuice himself! Give us a listen... if you dare.

  • Madd Matt reviews old Rice Krispies.

    Matt Madd returns to review three really old boxes of Halloween-themed Rice Krispies cereal. That's his lot in life. Lay underground for most of the year, then take the stage a few times to talk about old cereal.

  • Five Random Action Figures, Part 22!

    Killer Tomatoes, the Headless Horseman and Modulok lead the charge in this spooky-themed edition of Five Random Action Figures! Pay close attention to the fake moss I used for the photos, because that shit ain't cheap.

  • Dino Drac’s October Funpack!

    Dino Drac's October 2015 Funpack is sold out, but for archival purposes, here's a look at everything it included -- most notably a killer Freddy Krueger figure that wears TWO bladed gloves for some godforsaken reason.

  • An ode to Pumpkin Spice Quaker Oatmeal.

    Okay guys, sometimes I lose my mind and write really odd things. Please forgive me for this giant poem about Quaker's limited edition Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal. Inspiration hits where it hits, y'know?

  • 1980s McDonald’s Halloween Pails!

    Finally, one of the best Halloween promotions of all time is memorialized on Dino Drac! The McDonald's Halloween Pails pretty much DEFINE Halloween for so many of us, and this article will hopefully explain why!

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast: Episode 9!

    In the ninth episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast, me and Jay play a Halloween-themed game. One of us rattles off two statements, and the other has to guess which is fact and which is fiction! Come play along!

  • Old News #2: Freddy Krueger Clippings!

    If you're into Freddy Krueger, you're gonna love this one. Here's a collection of vintage newspaper clippings, all having something to do with the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise! Stop the presses!

  • The 2015 Halloween Mood Table!

    The tradition continues! Come check out my 2015 Halloween Mood Table, and get directions on how to make your own! It's easy! You can consider it the Halloween season's Christmas tree.

  • Old News #1: Ghostbusters Clippings!

    In Dino Drac's first edition of Old News, I've collected tons of vintage Ghostbusters-related newspapers clippings, covering everything from the toys to the toons to the movies! If you feel anything for Slimer, you'll love this.

  • This Monster Cereals Castle is amazing.

    General Mills never disappoints during the Halloween season. This year, you can cut up your Monster Cereal boxes to build a huge haunted castle, with little figures and everything! Unbelievably cool, and one of 2015's best spooky promos.

  • Burger King’s Halloween Whopper IS HERE.

    Well folks, here it is. Burger King's Halloween Whopper. It's the 2015 Halloween season's single biggest promotion, and it's what we'll always remember this season for. (Green shit or no green shit.)

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast: Episode 8!

    The Purple Stuff Podcast returns with its eighth episode. This week, we're tackling some of our favorite spooky songs! Some of our picks may be a little surprising, but I don't care what anyone says... that Freddy Krueger album rules.