So I’ve been really busy getting married to my fiance… Excuse me, WIFE, Laura, this past month. (The ceremony was short and simple at a court house and the “reception” was at Long Horn Steakhouse.) Likewise, I’ve also been busy with my job and preparing to take on a new class at the end of October. My busy-ness isn’t going to slow down any time soon, BUT, since October is here, I feel the need. The need for HALLOWEEN!
You’re traveling to another dimension. A dimension not of sight and sound but of mind. There’s the sign post up ahead. Your next stop, the Twilight Zone. The original Twilight Zone show needs no introduction. Rod Sterling’s dulcet tones are known throughout the horror anthology community. His show was a landmark, an incredible mix of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and intrigue that was never before seen. But how did it end? Did it end on as good of a note as everyone wanted? Let’s find out with it’s very last episode, The Bewitchin’ Pool.
ARR, MATEYS! Baton down the hatches and prepare to be boarded! Today’s salty sea story is all about a ship of ghostly pirates. Of course, we’re all familiar with ships that have skeleton crews if you’ve ever seen the Disney Pirates movie. Ghost ship stories are nothing new to the horror genre. There have been stories regarding cursed treasures and ghoulish pirates for almost as long as there have been actual pirates. But can the Cryptkeeper spin a good yarn regarding swashbuckling buccaneers or is this ship sunk? Let’s find out. This is Ghost Ship.
I love to read. It’s one of my favorite ways to pass the time. I love reading so much that I often carry a book with me wherever I go. A good book can make a long car trip into a fun adventure, a suspenseful mystery, or a chilling horror story. The right book can really spark the imagination. Of course, not everybody likes to read. Take today’s main character, Greg. Can the Cryptkeeper give us a story to die for? Let’s find out. This is All Booked Up.
All horror fans know about the story of the Monkey’s Paw. It’s an artifact that can grant your fondest wishes… Well… Sort of. You just have to be careful what you wish for. And that’s definitely the theme in today’s tale. Can the Cryptkeeper weave a good tale around this ghoulish type of artifact? Let’s find out. This is Gorilla’s Paw.
Journalism is hard work. I would know. I studied journalism in college. It can be really tough trying to find a good story that will please both the readers and your boss. Sometimes you really need to think outside the box to find something good. But what happens when you find a story that seems impossible to believe? Let’s find out. This is All the Gory Details.
Wax museums can sometimes be a little creepy. The figures sometimes can look so lifelike that they almost seem alive. You could almost swear that they’re looking right at you. Setting a horror story in a wax museum isn’t exactly a new concept. But can Tales from the Cryptkeeper really make a good story set in one? Let’s find out in The Works… In Wax.