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Report from the annual Halloween & Attractions Show

Opinion

 by Mark Plattner.

The show hosted a wide spectrum of vendors. They ranged from the light, traditional Halloween fare of Jack-O-Lanterns and bats, to the most horrific, ground-shaking, corpse-stenched, maggot dropping, blood spraying, rotting-teenager-in-the-basement "Haunts" out there.

The outer circle of Hell is made up of innocuous cornfields. Beware the thing that lurks in the rows (HauntedCostumes.com)

 

Who knew that the inner vestibule would house such lovely artwork? (www.bigstuff.com)

We are greeted by some weird demons from Scare Products (www.scareproducts.com). They want to be our friends.

Luckily they got their pets caged up (www.allscare.com). Or maybe not (www.darkravendesigns.com)…

Alessandra receives a proposal she feels she has to refuse.

Having said "No, " to her perfect match, Alessandra is emotionally exhausted and needs a rest, but with unexpected results.

We see sights to make us gibber and flee (www.nightscreamstudios.com).

Cerberus wont let us leave (www.hauntedenterprises.com).

I meet Cthulhu (www.gore-galore.com).

and am transformed (www.compositeeffects.com).

Alessandra comes to a decidedly sticky end (www.frightprops.com).

But who is taking the pictures (www.compositeeffects.com)?

The end…

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