2010 Halloween Haunt Odyssey: Burbank Museums & Mazes

Hollywood Gothique's 2010's Halloween Haunt Odyssey - an annual tour of amateur yard haunts - begins in Burbank, which seems to have become the bleeding, beating heart of Halloween in the San Fernando valley. Within an easily drivable distance are no less than four worthwhile haunts, with several other decorated yards also in the area: Spider-Lights, the Backwoods Maze, Nightmare Junction, and Rotten Apple 907's Nightmare at the Museum. Click through for details.

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Last-Minute Halloween Suggestions for October 31, 2011

We know you're out there, you prevaricators and procrastinators, wasting the precious days of October until Halloween Night rolls around,

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Hollywood Gothique's Halloween Haunt Awards 2011

Drum roll, please - or should that be a funeral dirge? Whatever soundtrack you choose to play in your mind

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2012 Halloween Recommendations: Best Yard Haunts in Los Angeles

Looking for last-minute, inexpensive ways to enjoy Halloween in Los Angeles? Look no further, as Hollywood Gothique presents its must-see

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Hollywood Gothique at ScareLA This Weekend!

That's right: yours truly will be hosting a panel at this weekend's ScareLA convention, the first of its kind dedicated to the Halloween season. My panel is titled "Classic Home Haunts," which runs from 3pm to 4pm on Saturday. My guests will be Rick Polizzi of the Boney Island, Diane Meyer of Rotten Apple 907, and Jeff Gustafson of the Backwoods Maze. These are three of our favorite Los Angeles yard haunts, and they are all quite distinct, offering an excellent cross-section of what can be achieved by amateurs, ranging from the family-friendly fun of Boney Island, to the imaginative settings of Rotten Apple, to the gruesome horror of Backwoods Maze.

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