The Official “Halloween Culture” Top 100 Halloween Songs Playlist

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Halloween music pumpkin

My gift to you to celebrate Halloween!
In my opinion, one of the most overlooked parts of the Halloween Party is the music. Music sets the mood, and can turn a good party into a great party. It breaks the ice, loosens people up, and (especially with themed music) can really pump up the fun factor.
I know what you’re thinking, you bought a couple of discount CD’s at PartyCity, and so you’re covered right? There are so many cheapo “scary” music CD’s filling the stores it’s easy to get seduced by the convenience and forget that it really is better to make your own music compilations than to “torture” your guests with 18 different types of creepy door sounds.

But it takes time right? Well, consider this my Halloween gift…I have put together a Top 100 Halloween Songs Playlist just in time for Halloween! Happy Haunting!

About the music:

A couple of notes:

This compilation is a mix of old favorites and new, there are some really funny campy songs as well as some darker ones mixed in with the traditional Halloween staples. This list is recommended for an adult Halloween Party and there is no particular order…just shuffle and play however, you may need to make a Grooveshark.com account to play it (it`s free)!

Here is a sampling from the compilation:
1. Thriller – MJ
2. Ghostbusters – Ray parker JR
3. Witchy Woman – The Eagles
4. Don’t Fear the Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
5. Everyday is Halloween – Ministry
6. Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon
7. Living Dead Girl – Rob Zombie
8. Monster Mash – Bobby Picket and the Crypt Keepers
9. Red Right Hand – Nick Cave
10. Sympathy for the Devil – Rolling Stones

The link to my “Ultimate Halloween Playlist” is below, enjoy my friends and have a Happy Halloween!

Halloween Culture’s Ultimate Top 100 Halloween Playlist

 

The Walking Dead – Zombie Make-Up Tips for Halloween

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In honor of the return of the fourth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead…I’ve scared up some tutorials from the zombie experts who create the amazing monsters that scare the crap out of us every week.

The link for the video tutorial is here: Walking Dead Tutorial

To see my version of one of the “Walking Dead CDC Hospital Doctors ” scroll down…

The walking Dead Make Up Tips

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Paging Dr. Smith…(sorry about the blurriness my hubby was laughing uncontrollably at me while taking the picture)

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Drinking my morning coffee…

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Doesn’t every one dress up everyday to go to work? No…just me…?

Zombie Doctor Instructions:

  • Purchase scrubs and lab coat at Value Village
  • Apply dirt and black makeup to clothing to make dirty
  • Apply tea stain and blood to clothing to layer affect
  • Purchase Bloody gauze and wrap around appendages
  • Add body parts and/or other props such as stethoscope
  • Do makeup as directed in Tutorial

Courtesy of: The Walking Dead – Zombie Make-Up Tips for Halloween: Inside The Walking Dead – AMC.

Cool Find: Red Splash Spoon Rest

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Have you ever had a “Dexter” moment? You know, a moment when you feel like taking a kitchen appliance and doing something really, really bad with it? If the answer is yes…then this is your spoon rest.

Courtesy of: mzube.com

World Market’s Pre Halloween Sale…FREE Shipping and 10% off until 09/22/13!

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Is it just me who gets excited about a Halloween sale? I am loving World Market‘s 2013 Halloween offering this year (I have probably pinned half of it to my Pinterest site already) so I am really thrilled to hear about it’s FREE shipping sale on this weekend.

(Also make sure to use the coupon code SAVEBIG10 to save an additional 10%!)

Let the shopping begin!

Spellbook Treat JarSweet Spirits Day of the Dead Cookie Stamps, 4-Count

How to Make Demonic Garden Gnomes: Turning Good Gnomes Evil

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Hackaday

Image of gnomes with glowing eyes

In this video [Jack] will show you how to take a garden gnome and a solar light to create a FrankenGnome that is sure to creep out your friends and neighbors. This Hackaday original video is the first in a new series of videos that we will now be posting on a weekly basis.

You’ll notice a few symbols at the beginning of these videos. These symbols are there to help you understand what the video is all about. In the upper left corner, we have the skill level. These will range from 1 for very basic projects to 4 for highly advanced projects. The upper right corner breaks the video into two categories. The first category is ‘feature adding’. In these videos we will be taking off-the-shelf items and modifying them to do something new. The other category is ‘skill building’. In these, we will be exploring different topics…

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