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Sonic Fan (and sometimes Director) John Carpenter on His Love for the Game Series

John Carpenter has directed and/or produced some of my favorite films (from Halloween, The Thing, Escape from New York, The Fog, They Live, Big Trouble in Little China, to name a few), and I put him on my list of my favorite filmmakers of all time. The only thing that could make me idolize this man and his work more was if he were a fan of my favorite video game series…oh…huh…hold on…JOHN CARPENTER IS A SONIC THE HEDGEHOG FAN!?!?!?! ***jumping up-and-down, squealing*** Whew, ok, so, after telling The Guardian last month about how deep he was into Destiny 2, saying “I’ve dedicated my life to learning how to play it. At my age (69 years old) why not? It keeps me out of trouble.” Recently in FACT, he discusses his long-time love for SEGA’s blue-and-spiked-haired dude with an attitude. Continue reading Sonic Fan (and sometimes Director) John Carpenter on His Love for the Game Series

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When Architecture and Halloween Come Together, Cool Things Happen…

OCAD University’s Sharp Centre for Design – Will Alsop by Rob Shostak

First off, HAPPY HALLOWEEN from The PractitioNERD! I hope that you have fun, stay safe, and enjoy the costume parties and trick-or-treating! Now, the common route people take when deciding a Halloween costume is selecting one that aligns with their interests.  Some people point toward their professions, so in the case of architects and those in the design-build profession, this often results in elaborate contructions of elaborate costume pieces resembling buildings and other structures. Thanks to a recent poll by the folks over at ArchDaily, their readers from around the world submitted their architecture-themed costumes. Continue reading When Architecture and Halloween Come Together, Cool Things Happen…

Who Else is Ready to Hunker Down for ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2?

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“In A World of Nancys, Be A Barb” Stranger Things Paper Art by u/and_peggy1776

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Kenny Omega And The Young Bucks’ Ghostbusters-Themed Entrance Is Why I LOVE Pro Wrestling Halloween

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know; Halloween was almost TWO WHOLE WEEKS ago, so allow me to continue to gorging on the awesome sugary-sweets that come with the territory, thinking to myself “holy crap, its November NOW?” Anyway, in the realm of the squared-circle, we see some great Halloween costumes — including John Cena doing his best sexy Nikki Bella dance, which was both funny and disturbing — I have to give the gold medal to The Elite, a faction within the faction, The Bullet Club, consisting of Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson). Continue reading Kenny Omega And The Young Bucks’ Ghostbusters-Themed Entrance Is Why I LOVE Pro Wrestling Halloween

Michael Myers – Geek Me Five #16

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about Michael Myers, the main character of the classic horror-slasher film franchise, ‘Halloween’. Continue reading Michael Myers – Geek Me Five #16

WWE’s Brock Lesnar Halloween Costume is Scarier Than THE REAL Brock Lesnar…

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We’re practically halfway through October, which means Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes are selling like hotcakes (I swear, I NEVER say that), our North American cousins in Canada are celebrating their Thanksgiving while we Americans have to wait another month-and-a-half, and the Halloween season is in full swing. If you don’t have a costume for your wee wrestling-loving children yet, don’t worry — WWE has you covered. They’ve provided a bevy of costumes, each more uncomfortably terrifying than the last, to make sure that your little munchkins can dress up as their favorite Superstars. Or, well, a significantly more terrifying version. So, enjoy that upcoming options; or just run away screaming, because I wouldn’t blame you… Continue reading WWE’s Brock Lesnar Halloween Costume is Scarier Than THE REAL Brock Lesnar…

Check out ‘Slayaway Camp’ If You’re a Slasher Flick Fan AND a Fan of Puzzle Games!

As a huge fan of horror and slasher movies (especially from the late-1970s to the 1980s), a game like ‘Slayaway Camp,‘ an top-down isometric puzzle game, is right down my alley; plus, IT’S FREE! In ‘Slayaway Camp,’ you play the killer in a collection of old VHS movies, as you maneuver to hack-and-slash as many as hapless characters who are dumb enough to tempt slasher-troupe fates (i.e., singing at campfires, canoodle around, etc.) while avoiding falling in pits are becoming trapped between obstacles. Continue reading Check out ‘Slayaway Camp’ If You’re a Slasher Flick Fan AND a Fan of Puzzle Games!

Best Halloween Costume of 2014…

Looking for Nightmares? These New ‘Silent Hill’ Soundtracks Should Do The Trick…

With Halloween coming in a wee-little-bit over a week from today, so I want to send your way some appropriate music to celebrate the occasion by way of Sumthing Else Music. Why them, you ask? Well, I figured that you wanted to get into the holiday/celebratory spirit with newly-released digital soundtracks from some of the two recent Silent Hill games, including Silent Hill: Downpour (for the PS3 and Xbox 360) and Silent Hill: Book of Memories (for the PS Vita). Continue reading Looking for Nightmares? These New ‘Silent Hill’ Soundtracks Should Do The Trick…