Unlike so many of my fans, I won't get into the horror spirit until after Labor Day. Actually, it needs to be half way through October before I even begin to think about my Halloween Costume. Only things like the harvest moon, the turning leaves and crisp cool weather starts me thinking about scary and horrible things. And in Southern California that's hard to find. Hot weather and sunshine ruin it all for me. So here's to September, October, Autumn, Fall, The Equinox, and the expectations of a spooky Halloween.
I am really excited about all the conventions I will be attending this fall. I just returned from Indianapolis - a really smooth, well run affaire. Every hour or so, we got a chance to howl as the PA announcer brought our attention to some cool event. How cool for me that I got to meet LINDA HAMILTON!!! OMG. Yes, I love her.
Notes to self. Next time, I must bring a costume so I can go to the Costume Ball. Zombie Nancy!!!! I love it. More and more people are putting together fabulous costumes for the evening fun events. Indy even had a kids costume contest. Too cute. I do regret that I didn't have a screening of I AM NANCY.
I was so very happy to see Nancy on some new merchandise at my favorite Button Booth that we featured in I AM NANCY. They had several new Nightmare Buttons featuring YES - NANCY! I bought some for special Halloween presents for my crew. Then I found a beer coozie graced with the NOE poster (Nancy again!) Isn't that what you call that thing that keeps your beer cold and hidden from THE MAN? Yep, had to buy some of those. Overall, I couldn't have had more fun. The tornado warning on Friday night was like a blast from my Oklahoma past. I loved every minute of it. I had the weather channel on full time in my room and hoped that the Doppler 7000 HD radar would show the tornado passing by.
I have to mention my awesome helper, Troy, who dressed as Michael Myers for a few brief moments and confused the hell out of my fans. He is getting married in the Spring to Gypsy, who provided the same unsurpassed services for Amanda Wyss. After watching them for three days, I think that, perhaps they are the PERFECT COUPLE. They both work at the Toyota fork lift assembly factory. Troy was an aircraft engineer before the economy decided to get slashed and burned. They are hardworking, extremely smart, loving and bonded by their love of horror. I wish them the very happiest wedding in the world which I hear has an appropriate horror theme. Black roses and the like. I am so lucky to know these wonderful folks. Thank you for making my convention so awesome.
It's hard to imagine that Monster Mania in Baltimore, September 27, 28, 29 is going to be better than Indy. But I know it might be. Same with Rock and Shock, October 12, 13; Spooky Empire on October 26, 27, 28 and Days of the Dead on November 16,17,18. All such amazing events. I hope all of you can try to attend one of them. You won't be disappointed.
I wanted to find some cool new pictures for these upcoming events. As fate would have it, I had to clear out my storage facility before Storage Wars took it over for 700 bucks. JACKPOT!!!! Next blog post..... what I found.