Things I Like: Hocus Pocus 2 (2022 Film)

I saw the original Hocus Pocus shortly after Disney+ came out and I was able to watch it. I wasn’t the biggest fan of the film, and I can see why it originally failed to impress critics back in the day. Thanks to reruns on TV, the movie got a quite considerable fan base for…

Fun Fact: Jack-o-lantern Mythology

Jack-o-lanterns have a popular mythology about them. While the folk tale varies, a man named Jack tricked the Devil into not taking his soul. He was not a good man so when he died he could not go to heaven, and the deal he made kept him out of hell. So with nowhere to go,…

Our 2021 Halloween

Halloween is among my favorite holidays and we did a few things this year. We took Princess L to a church Halloween trail. Lots of good costumes. I’m Captain America. I even got to “fight” Deadpool. The most beautiful woman in the world was Peggy Carter. Since it’s nearly impossible to find a true Halloween…

Halloweentown (1998 Film) Review

Halloweentown is a movie I missed when I was 10 years old. I was definitely more of a Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network kid. But I kind of knew about it, because for many Millennials, this is one of their favorite Halloween movies. How has this movie aged in the eyes of someone without any nostalgia…

Fun Fact: How The Irish Helped Create Halloween

Due to its Celtic origins, Halloween became a major American holiday after Irish immigrants came to the United States when the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840’s caused them to leave their homeland.