On Halloween night 1998, Cindy dressed as a wench and I as Satan himself.
It was 18 years ago tonight, October 31,1996, that my life changed forever. Halloween fell on a Thursday that year. I was working as a bouncer and DJ at J.D. Penguin’s Lounge on South Semoran in Orlando. They’ve since torn down the old lounge with its attached liquor store and rebuilt a new liquor/wine store […]
Well, here’s a blast from the past. Back on Halloween in 2001, my grandson Mikey was almost 6 months old and I was playing around a lot with Photoshop. Those two interests collided in this page I created to have some fun with my little guy. I found the html file and photos today and […]
October 31, 1996, Halloween night. I was working at a local bar/dance club in Orlando, FL as a DJ and we were having a big Halloween costume party. I had lined up all the theme music I would be playing, like “Monster Mash”, “Werewolves of London”, “Ghostbusters”, “Thriller”, “Witchy Woman” and others; prepared for the […]
One thing I love about Halloween (apart from the candy) is getting to hear “The Monster Mash” played so often. It’s one of my favorite holiday songs. Below, thanks to Mental Floss, is the story of how the song came to be and some of the results of its popularity. Robert George Pickett, the lead […]