All posts by Colleen Foley



Shallow Graves is celebrating Halloween all month with the 31 Days of Halloween! Each day, we’ll post something new with a Halloween theme. We’ve got links to scary movie and mood music, trivia questions, and more! We’ll start with a bit of trivia about that most loved and hated of Halloween candies.

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Mothman in Chicago?

Has Mothman returned to warn Chicago of Disaster?

It would seem that Mothman isn’t quite finished with us  yet.  There have been more than 40 sightings of a similar creature, in Chicago, this year alone.  Author and researcher Lon Strickler maintains an interactive Google map of the sightings.  Clicking on a sighting icon will bring up a window with “eyewitness” descriptions and comments.

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The Mystery of the Mothman.

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Mothman Statue, Point Pleasant, WV

Between November of 1966 and December of 1967, the citizens of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, reported multiple sightings of a strange, winged creature, in and around the town. Eye-witness Linda Scarberry described the brutish thing as having the body of a man, with wings shaped like an angel. It was nearly 7 feet tall. Its huge, glowing red eyes were its most prominent feature.

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It’s Party Time!

This is it, my loves.  The day we’ve all been waiting and preparing for.  It’s finally Halloween!  The pumpkins are carved, the costumes made, and the candy has been bought, eaten, and bought again!  It’s time to celebrate!

Today we’ve got your Halloween music needs covered with a couple of streaming radio stations, and one live show that’s sure to be amazing!

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Halloween and the Real Witch

Everyone knows that witches in all their forms are a huge part of Halloween.  We dress in witch costumes, serve cookies and cakes shaped like witch hats at our parties, and decorate our houses and yards with them.  And late on Halloween night, we scare ourselves with movies about them. They are a much beloved and historical part of almost every Halloween celebration.

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31 Days Of Halloween…Day 14…Haunted Attractions


Welcome to day 14 of 31 Days of Halloween!

October is such a busy month, what with all the Halloween prep.  There’s cookies to bake, candy to buy, and so much to do in setting up our celebrations, that sometimes you just wanna take a stroll or a nice ride, and let someone else do the scaring for you.

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Check Out Some Hauntingly Good Classics…

shallow graves presents the 31 days of halloween

Halllooooooo!  Our apologies for being a bit late this evening.  Welcome to 31 Days of Halloween.  It’s day 5 and have we got something special!  Today’s link is going to sink you right up to your neck in a playlist of 7 chilling films from 1969-1988.  We’ve got The Lady in White, Diary of a Madman, Dracula (1977), Horror Express, The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, Night of the Living Dead, and The Picture of Dorian Gray.  We hope you enjoy them!