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Year of Series: Day Four

Ah, the smell of a crash-and-burn…!

This year’s attempt at a Halloween novel, Tapeworm, stalled out early and unfortunately never recovered. Too much day-job stress, too much real-life stress…and when you factor in the teeth-grinding stress of writing itself, no wonder I couldn’t pull it off this year. 118 more words


Halloween Countdown Grand Finale Part Final

This is the final pumpkin beer in my fridge. Nightmare on 1st Street from No Label Brewing is an imperial amber pumpkin ale.

A lot of these pumpkin beers seem to focus on cinnamon and I think that’s true here but the ginger is just behind. 23 more words

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Halloween Countdown Grand Finale Part 2

I needed a real pumpkin beer for Halloween and this one is about as real as it get. Rumpkin from Avery is the cousin of Pumpn that I had yesterday but much weaker (only 16.9% instead of 18.8%). 55 more words

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Halloween Countdown Grand Finale Part 1

It’s Halloween so it’s time to finish up the pumpkin beers for now (I guess pumpkin is still a thing up until Thanksgiving but I’m ready to move on to stout season). 76 more words

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Countdown to Halloween, Day 31

And, of course, the countdown to Halloween has to end with Halloween (1978, dir. John Carpenter)!

It’s Halloween; everyone’s entitled to one good scare.

This is a classic for a reason. 321 more words


Halloween Countdown Day 6

Only one pumpkin beer today. Avery’s Pumpn is an 18.8% ABV porter aged in bourbon barrels. I’m pretty sure I’ve had liquor that is weaker than that. 76 more words

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Countdown, Days 29 & 30: South Korean horror

I have become a fan of South Korean film over the past few years. One of my favorite directors, in fact, is Bong Joon-ho.¬†The Host… 401 more words