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Halloween Army

A new Web site is launched for the "Halloween Army".   Halloween fans have begun to work together to promote the positive aspects of Halloween in the United States.   Many Halloween enthusiasts over the past few years have noticed the number of  organizations and individuals attempting to spread rumors regarding the history and celebration of Halloween that are not true.  ...

Spirit Halloween Raises $1 Million to Bring Holiday Celebrations to Hospitalized Children

Spirit Halloween Raises $1 Million to Bring Holiday Celebrations to Hospitalized Children Spirit of Children Program Brings Halloween to Hospital Child Life Departments Across the U.S. and Canada NEW YORK, October 29, 2009 – Spirit Halloween, the country’s leading seasonal Halloween retailer, announced today that its 2009 Spirit of Children campaign has successfully raised a record-breaking one million dollars in...

SCREAM 2009

JOHNNY DEPP PRESENTS “SCREAM ROCK IMMORTAL” TOKEITH RICHARDS AT SPIKE TV’S “SCREAM 2009” Taylor Lautner Wins Breakout Performance Award And Debuts World Premiere Footage Of “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” Franchise Reboot Of “Star Trek” Tops The Competition With Six Honors With Original Captain Kirk, William Shatner, On Hand“SCREAM 2009” Premieres Tuesday, October 27 At 10 PM, ET/PT On Spike TVTwo...

TRAVEL CHANNEL SPOTLIGHTS DEVILISH DESTINATIONS FOR HALLOWEEN

TRAVEL CHANNEL SPOTLIGHTS DEVILISH DESTINATIONS FOR HALLOWEEN WITH‘AMERICA HAUNTS’ PARTNERS WITH SHANKLY PRODUCTIONS AND NO JOKE PRODUCTIONS TOCO-PRODUCE MINI-SERIES Premieres In Primetime on Travel Channel October 27, 2009 Beverly Hills, CA – October 22, 2009 – Shankly Productions todayannounced that it has partnered with Travel Channel, the onlytelevision network devoted exclusively to travel entertainment, and NoJoke Productions to co-produce ‘America Haunts’, a...

Departed Studios Releases Dark Environments

The sound design team at Departed Studios is proud to announce the release of a new sound effects library. Dark Environments consists of 79 minutes of atmospheric sound beds, categorized in 25 tracks. Featured atmospheres include a Mad Scientist’s Lab, Insect Infestation, A Roaring Beast/Monster, A Caged Freak, an aural peek into a Cannibal’s Kitchen whilst he butchers a...

Keep It 31

Just Say No To Permanent Saturday Halloweens!!! KEEP IT 31Here's your chance to defeat Spirit Halloween's proposal to change all Halloweens to Saturday and keep Halloween on October 31st. Present day Halloween festivities and beliefs are an amalgamation of superstitious traditions and religious beliefs of many cultures, some 3000 to 6000 years old. There is no reason to change an...

HALLOWEEKEND MOVEMENT COMES KNOCKING

HALLOWEEKEND MOVEMENT COMES KNOCKING National Retailer Spirit Halloween Launches Campaign for Permanent Saturday Halloweens NEW YORK, October 1, 2009 – Last year, Halloween fell on a Friday, inspiring revelers to celebrate all weekend. This year, with the beloved holiday on a Saturday, trick-or-treating can start at dawn.  But every year can’t have a Halloweekend. Or can it? Spirit Halloween believes Halloweekend can...

A BROOM WITH A VIEW

A BROOM WITH A VIEW from Kristen Lawrence’s HALLOWEEN CAROLS™ Music for the Autumnal Season     Think more Harry Potter, less Freddie Kruger; more pipe organ, less “Monster Mash.”  It’s time to take a sophisticated step away from all the sound effect CDs of creaking doors, screaming, and bubbling cauldrons.  With more elegance and intrigue, less horror and kitsch, a new collection of...

Halloween Costume Predictions For 2009

A zombie, a vampire and a sexy nurse walk into a bar. GI Joes and Transformers are seen hand-in-hand. It's no joke: Halloween has arrived. Spirit(R) Halloween, the largest Halloween retailer of costumes and decor, kick-started the season with the opening of 725 stores across the United States and Canada. Spirit has been helping people of all ages celebrate Halloween...

NeverendingWonder Halloween Radio Empire

The NeverEndingWonder Halloween Radio Empire has hit the cyber-airwaves for the 2009 Halloween season.Every year for the past nine years I have broadcast three stations of Halloween themed music for fans of Halloween the world over. They're all back this year for another five weeks of shivers, shenanigans, silliness and sinister, shadowy delights.NeverEndingWonder Radio broadcasts a freeform mix of...