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Hello everyone, I wanted to take a minute and let you know what we have going on over at HowISpentMyChildhood.com.  For those who aren't familiar, How I Spent My Childhood is my retro blog which features old tv shows, movies, cartoons, music, fashion, wrestling and other things.  It's kinda like Retro-Daze, yet still different enough for the two to be distinctive.

Anywho, today started our march to Halloween, and we are full of treats, but few tricks in what we're offering.  Here is the daily schedule of everything right up until Halloween.  I hope you see something that peeks your interest and you stop by and check us out.

10/11:  Quija Board, Article - Taking a look at the popular "game", from it's origins to it's controversial heyday.

10/12:  Dark Shadows, Article - Looking back at the quirky but fun television show from the 60's.

10/13:  The Nightmare Before Christmas, Article - A look at the Tim Burton classic movie.

10/14:  Elvira's 1986 MTV Halloween Special, Video - The complete special...including original commercials!

10/15:  Bewitched, Article - A look back at the classic sitcom.

10/16:  Thriller, Video - The original long version of the classic Michael Jackson video from the MTV debut.

10/17:  Count Duckula, Article - A look at the spooky, yet fun, cartoon.

10/17:  The Real Ghostbusters, Article - It's an animated double shot this day!

10/18:  Somebody's Watching Me, Video - The spooky classic from Rockwell, also ft. Michael Jackson.

10/19:  Chamber of Horrors Wrestling Match, Video - From WCW Halloween Havoc 1991, it's the cage match showdown where to win you have to put an opponent in the electric chair and pull the switch!  Sting, El Gigante, & The Steiner Bros. vs. Abdullah the Butcher, Cactus Jack, Big Van Vader, and Diamond Studd.  Not to mention the ghouls who come out of the coffins and join the match!

10/20:  Ghostbusters, Article - A look back at the smash hit movie from 1984.

10/21:  Adventures of Pete & Pete Halloweenie, Video - Reliving the greatness of the Pete & Pete show from Nickelodeon in the 90's with their Halloween special.

10/22:  Monster Mash, Video - The classic song of Halloween mixed with footage from classic horror films.

10/23:  Gothic Fashion, Article - A look at beginnings of the Gothic fashion trend and lifestyle.

10/24:  Ernest Scared Stupid, Article - A look back at a fun installment from the Ernest movie franchise.

10/25:  Funky Phantom, Article - Back to cartoons with a look at the short lived spooky themed cartoon from the 70's.

10/25:  Goober and the Ghost Chasers, Article - It's another cartoon double shot, this time reviewing this 70's gem.

10/26:  A Disney Halloween, Video:  The complete Magical World of Disney presentation from 1983.  Full of classic Disney Halloween cartoons.

10/27:  Ghostbusters 2, Article:  A look at the blockbuster sequel to the original Ghostbusters movie.

10/28:  Ghosterbuster Music Vids, Videos:  Enjoying the hokiness that was the Ghostbusters music video by Ray Parker Jr., and the video from the sequel, "On Our Own" by Bobby Brown.

10/29:  The Munsters, Article - A look back at one of the original monster themed television shows.

10/30:  Beetlejuice, Article - A look back at the movie that turned spooky themes on their ear.

10/31:  War of the Worlds, Audio - To wrap up our Halloween theme for this year, I selected on the of the scarier things I heard as a kid, the original radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds.  This is best listened to sitting in a low lit room.

We hadn't put much up on the site in the last couple of weeks, and this lineup is why.  We've spent our time getting all of this Halloween goodness ready!  Also in there somewhere, we are doing a Halloween links column, and in it, I'll be linking to all the great Halloween articles here on the site.  If anyone has any other Halloween projects they'd like plugged on our site, send me a PM with the details and I'll see to it that we try to help get the word out!  Hope you enjoy our selections of Halloween themed offerings this year on How I Spent My Childhood.

And be on the lookout in November for our Superhero week, where we'll be stocked full of articles on classic superhero tv shows, cartoons, and toys for the 70's, 80's, and 90's.  Also in November, we have a series looking at the toys that caused the biggest Black Friday crazes, and the day after Thanksgiving starts our Countdown to Christmas where everyday will have retro Christmas goodness!

Mickey Yarber

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