Author Archives: Mr. Funtober

Happy Halloween!

It’s October 31st! If you are on the East Coast, your attention over the past few days has understandably been on Hurricane Sandy. It’s impact on Halloween this year has been tremendous, causing many cities in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York (NYC postponed the Halloween Parade), Pennsylvania and West Virginia (snow) to delay or […]

Hot Halloween Costumes for 2012

With Halloween parties starting next weekend, there’s been a lot of coverage recently from retailers, search engines and reporters on the most popular Halloween costumes for 2013. It seems like everyone wants to weigh in on what you should be for Halloween. I’ve been asked a few times what trends I’m seeing. It’s still a […]

The Monster List of 125+ Pumpkin Recipes

There’s two weeks until Halloween party season kicks into high gear. So I spent yesterday building massive lists of links to recipes for pumpkin drinks and Halloween cocktails. But what good are drinks without delicious food? I happened upon a collection of pumpkin recipes. Started organizing them into different categories. My research obsession kicked in. […]

Halloween Costume Photo Contests for 2012

I’ve seen a number of advertisements lately for costume contests. Hopefully, I’ll have the time to put together a monster list of costume contests in each geography next year. That’s part of my plans to list Halloween parties in the nation’s largest cities on Funtober. In the meantime, I’ve put together the following list of […]

Goodbye Oktoberfest. Hello October Beer Festivals!

Sadly, the last litre of beer was served at Oktoberfest 2012 in Munich yesterday. Over the course of the celebration, 6.4 million people consumed 6.9 million litres of beer. But that doesn’t mean that the fun has to end. There are still a number of beer festivals to enjoy in October. Yesterday, I took advantage […]

It is the First Saturday of October!

I ran around town to do a few errands this morning and it was obvious that it is October and Halloween is quickly approaching. The first stop was CVS – where there was an entire aisle of Halloween candy. My local pet store, Doggie Style, was ready for Halloween as well. They had dog costumes […]