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"The Haunted Palace" by Ronald Stein (1963). A number of horror movies from the 60's had fantastic themes - I particularly like the theme of 'The Haunting' (1963).

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'Trioxin Theme' from 'Return of the Living Dead' (1985) by Francis Haines. I could quite happily zombie march to this theme. :D

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There's "Blood In the Water"...Surf Nazis Must Die!!! Music by John McCallum.
 

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...but it is music related - I saw the music video for Michael Jackson's Thriller a very long time ago, but I was too young to understand what was going on. Now, over twenty years later, I find myself being fascinated by the make-up process and the creativity and work that goes into it. Here is that video.

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A bit of inspiration for those who fancy themselves a bit handy with a carving knife...

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Jack.

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Betelguise/Beetlejuice.

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Very impressive zombie carving...seriously, how??? :confused:
 

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I got two things for you guys. One is a gallery of spooky artwork drawn entirely on post-its by a guy named Don Kenn. It resembles children's storybooks gone horribly wrong:

Don Kenn's Gallery
Don Kenn's Monsters

The second is a podcast called Welcome to Night Vale. It's the bi-monthly broadcast of a radio DJ who lives in a town that's Twin Peaks, Silent Hill, Gravity Falls, Arkham, Massachusetts, and Eerie, Indiana combined. It features really poetic language and amazing music. Check out at least one episode:

Welcome to Nightvale
 

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I got two things for you guys. One is a gallery of spooky artwork drawn entirely on post-its by a guy named Don Kenn. It resembles children's storybooks gone horribly wrong:

Don Kenn's Gallery
Don Kenn's Monsters

The second is a podcast called Welcome to Night Vale. It's the bi-monthly broadcast of a radio DJ who lives in a town that's Twin Peaks, Silent Hill, Gravity Falls, Arkham, Massachusetts, and Eerie, Indiana combined. It features really poetic language and amazing music. Check out at least one episode:

Welcome to Nightvale

Thanks, mate - I enjoyed seeing Don's artwork, pretty incredible stuff!
 

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i popped in to this board because you always have fun posts tom...but now i will never get back to bed...:eek:
 

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i popped in to this board because you always have fun posts tom...but now i will never get back to bed...:eek:


Boo! :p Thanks! Staying away from caffeine helps.

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Beware the Eyes....of a Stranger! Composed by Richard Einhorn and Red Neinkirchen.
 

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One thing that never fails to creep me out are number stations. For those of you who don't know, all over the globe there are radio towers built in remote locations which broadcast coded messages on loops literally for decades.

They were built (mostly) during the Cold War for the purposes of espionage deep in enemy territory and are still used today. Supposedly a spy would tune in to the specific frequency at a location, jot down the coded message, and somehow use that in some way for some purpose somewhere. I say supposedly because no government has ever officially acknowledged their existence or claimed ownership of them.

These message loops sometimes contain bizarre audio clips. For instance, a station in the United States would play a brief audio clip from a Looney Tunes episode between codes. In another instance, a Soviet station would speak the numbered message, and then it would play seemingly random clips. Sometimes it was two Russian men talking, sometimes it was a staticky silence. Years later it was determined the audio wasn't part of the message, it was a live feed.

My favorite numbers station is The Lincolnshire Poacher station which plays a short electronic version of an old song before endlessly repeating its message.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ua94OV9Ter8

Also of note is the Swedish Rhapsody station.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=GUQUD3IMbb4
 
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One thing that never fails to creep me out are number stations. For those of you who don't know, all over the globe there are radio towers built in remote locations which broadcast coded messages on loops literally for decades.

They were built (mostly) during the Cold War for the purposes of espionage deep in enemy territory and are still used today. Supposedly a spy would tune in to the specific frequency at a location, jot down the coded message, and somehow use that in some way for some purpose somewhere. I say supposedly because no government has ever officially acknowledged their existence or claimed ownership of them.

These message loops sometimes contain bizarre audio clips. For instance, a station in the United States would play a brief audio clip from a Looney Tunes episode between codes. In another instance, a Soviet station would speak the numbered message, and then it would play seemingly random clips. Sometimes it was two Russian men talking, sometimes it was a staticky silence. Years later it was determined the audio wasn't part of the message, it was a live feed.

My favorite numbers station is The Lincolnshire Poacher station which plays a short electronic version of an old song before endlessly repeating its message.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ua94OV9Ter8

Also of note is the Swedish Rhapsody station.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=GUQUD3IMbb4

I like audio clips like these - a great find indeed!
 

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Top 3 Most Disturbing Broadcasts. Two radio broadcasts, and one TV interruption. All pretty weird.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBN56wL35IQ

Infamous sound of 'The Bloop', a sound with an unidentified source of the coast of South America. Also pretty weird. I'm gonna check out some other videos that YouTube has suggested, see what I can find - enjoy! :blink: :D

Also, just to add something else, I'd like to thank everyone who has participated so far - it means a lot to me, and has given me new things to look at. Cheers!
 
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I must admit, I liked the movie but it didn't meet the expectations I had when I saw this short...Love this!

[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRqS6pBC42w[/ame]
 

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I got two things for you guys. One is a gallery of spooky artwork drawn entirely on post-its by a guy named Don Kenn. It resembles children's storybooks gone horribly wrong:

Don Kenn's Gallery
Don Kenn's Monsters

The second is a podcast called Welcome to Night Vale. It's the bi-monthly broadcast of a radio DJ who lives in a town that's Twin Peaks, Silent Hill, Gravity Falls, Arkham, Massachusetts, and Eerie, Indiana combined. It features really poetic language and amazing music. Check out at least one episode:

Welcome to Nightvale


Thanks GhostEater,

I love the morbid cartoons. Two of my favorites are below. I haven't listened to the radio yet, but will this weekend.

M2M

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This is something a little milder than the previous threads. I am posting some musical/dancing numbers from Just Dance, Let's Dance 4 & Youtube dealing with Halloween music. The first one from Nightmare Before Christmas

This Is Halloween
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNY0JmffsTM

Ghostbusters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izMJDiHQBH0#t=59

I will Survive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1iIQPgaD4k

Let’s Do The Time Warp Again
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pv9zkZcBRc
Disturbia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K1QQThhLSo
Maneater
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktjne19-qXo

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The Dancing Dead – Gangnam Style
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZCKHjcLjCk

Just Walking My Pet T- Rex Cujo
[URL]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7lwOxzZdyg[/URL]

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Someway (I suspect my Harpies, who continually torment me) the links to my previous post have been erased. This may have been only on my machine or everyone's computer, but here's a reprint just incase anyone wants to lookie.)

I have not been able to post much in the last week or two. I still am working with my mom's care and taking care of her home and mine. My home will probably be featured in an upcoming special of Worst of the Hoarders - as soon as one of my stacks of stuff collapses and crushes the occupants. :eek:

M2M
 

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Someway (I suspect my Harpies, who continually torment me) the links to my previous post have been erased. This may have been only on my machine or everyone's computer, but here's a reprint just incase anyone wants to lookie.)

I have not been able to post much in the last week or two. I still am working with my mom's care and taking care of her home and mine. My home will probably be featured in an upcoming special of Worst of the Hoarders - as soon as one of my stacks of stuff collapses and crushes the occupants. :eek:

M2M

I've noticed that some of my posts have gone AWOL as well...the videos themselves are still on YouTube, which makes me think that it is a bandwidth issue. Perhaps. I'm not an expert...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqTi2vcUFqs

'The Chauffeur' from 'Burnt Offerings' by Robert Cobert.
 

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It's time once again for another musical piece, and a very effective one at that.
Christopher Young's score for another one of those 'Video Nasties', "The Dorm That Dripped Blood", which went by the alternate title of 'Pranks' in the U.K. Quite bizarre.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiiiNnTV7R8

I must apologise for not being on Dims quite so often - I've been feeling a bit scrambled recently, and I hadn't prepared for this thread like I should have. Hence the sporadic posting of bits and pieces. :doh:

There are two days remaining until Hallow's Eve, so don't be afraid to jump on in and post something!

Also, as a bonus, here's a review of the film - if you're interested, take a look:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbWyK5F0YKw

See you later,

Tom aka Adamantoise. ;)
 
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