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  • Dino Drac’s Spooky September Funpack!

    Dino Drac’s Spooky September Funpack is here!! A box of ghoulish goodies shipped from my door to your door, filled with creepy collectibles! (UNITED STATES ONLY!) I gotta keep it real with you: This one is pretty much sold out! If you’re an active subscriber, you’re obvio

  • Halloween Junk Food History, Part II: 2004!

    Today I’m continuing my Halloween Junk Food History series with a look at ten of the hottest Halloween treats from 2004. Get set for Shrek Twinkies and Mountain Dew Pitch Black! Who knew that discontinued candy could make you nostalgic for the 2000s? You can watch the video above, or mor

  • Classic Creepy Commercials, Volume 30!

    There are some heavy hitters in this edition of Classic Creepy Commercials, and then also stuff that you definitely won’t remember. I prefer my articles to have polar extremes. Kick back with exactly 150 seconds’ worth of spooky old TV spots, yanked from my tape collection: Real Ghostb

  • 2021’s Best Halloween Junk Food, Part 1!

    It’s a banner year for Halloween junk food. I know I say that every year, but I really mean it this time. There’s just so much out there. What strikes me about this season is that while we’re getting big swings like Monster Mash cereal, we’re also getting tons of “little things

  • I spent $92 at a horror convention.

    I visited the New Jersey Horror Con in Atlantic City over the weekend. Specifically at the old Showboat hotel, where I used to bowl while my parents gambled. Good times as always! There’s nothing quite like seeing horror celebs and retired pro-wrestlers wander over AC’s patente

  • Classic Creepy Commercials, Volume 29!

    Time for a new edition of Classic Creepy Commercials, a series that’s been part of every Halloween Countdown on Dino Drac! Throughout the year, I rescue spooky old TV commercials from my collection of VHS tapes. As tempting as it is to show them off as soon as they’re uncovered, I forc

  • Dino Drac’s 2021 Halloween Countdown!

    The stink of pumpkin candles. The chillier air. The excuse to go to Target beyond needing cat food and Goodfellow-brand facemasks. Can you feel it, guys? The Halloween season IS HERE. …and so am I! Welcome to Dinosaur Dracula’s 2021 Halloween Countdown — a multi-month celebra

  • Halloween Junk Food History, Part I: 2003!

    Surprise! The start of September doubles as the totally undeniable start of the Halloween season, and I’m kicking it off in a big way. Today begins a four-part video series where I look back at some of the hottest Halloween junk foods from the early-to-mid 2000s! First up: Ten terrifying

  • The 1990 Horror Hall of Fame Awards!

    No matter what the calendars and thermometers say, we’re officially in the Halloween season. So, if you need somethin’ spooky to kick off your weekend, look no further than the Purple Stuff Podcast! We’ve got a big show for you this month. Me and Jay from Sludge Central dive deep int

  • Video Review: General Mills Monster Mash Cereal!

    Well, if there was anything that could get me back onto YouTube, it was this: Monster Mash cereal is HERE! After a several year stretch where the Monster Cereals were just kinda “there,” this is a big return to form for General Mills. To celebrate the Count and Frank’s 50th anniversa

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: Monster Cereals Tribute!

    This is a big year for the General Mills Monster Cereals, so we’re joining the celebration with a full episode dedicated to Count Chocula, Franken Berry and all of their pals. Hey, if GM can start the Halloween stuff in July, so can The Purple Stuff Podcast! Yep, it’s the Purple Stuff