5 more of the best Halloween songs you probably didn’t know about

Well there is so much obscure music that has fitting Halloween themes that we came up with 5 more for you. So if you didn’t see our first top 5, check this blog:
And now for round 2!
Again these songs should be suitable for most ears as they’re not too hard or too soft, though there is a bit of style and variety just to keep things interesting. When you’ve played Monster Mash and Ghost Busters to death and your CD player is screaming for relief down load these auditory treasures and be spectacularly spooked!
5. Ghost of Frankenstein by The Misfits!
As Frankenstein has become a Halloween icon, this definitely needed to go onto our list.
This rocker has a definite spooky feel and speaks of the wonderful book by Mary Shelly in proper spooky form as the creation of Victor Frankenstein, very intelligent rather than an oaf like in the film, bemoans his crewel treatment at the hands of his insane maker. Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q39pxpUlFo
4. Gremlins by Leslie Fish. Well, the title makes this delightful little ditty self explanatory. It’s got a Gremlin like feel and gives an explanation of why the little monsters are always making trouble that seems quite reasonable. Listen to Gremlins here:
3. Bloody Hammer, by Roky Erickson. This guy has a ton of spooky songs, living and breathing horror as it should be done. This sweet little song speaks of an insane doctor, demons in the attic, and a chained baby ghost. Perfect for a frightful Halloween, right? And best of all he sings it with feeling crooning your mind into the darkest of places along with him.  Listen to it here:
2. Moondance, Van Morrison. This song is fast and light footed just like the delicious quickening feeling of Autumn and Halloween itself. It makes you want to dance under the moon of Halloween reverie. Not particularly frightening, but Halloween does have other important emotional associations that we wish to appreciate and note here. Listen to Moondance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lFxGBB4UGU 
Before we list our number one track, we’d like to list a few honorable mentions.
Scream by the Misfits. The title says it all. Listen to Scream here, and maybe it’ll make you…scream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8SPnl3qcso 
Harvest Moon, Blue Oyster Cult. This spooky band has come up with a perfect Autumn horror in the story told in this eerie song. Listen to Harvest Moon here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vVU7MyK9fQ
And finally for our number one Halloween song you didn’t know about…*DRUM ROLL*
Samhain, by Heather Alexander!
I would say, considering the holiday of which we we speak, that the title says it all, but it even gets better than that! Not only is this song entirely about Halloween and having a minor cord spooky feel that creeps up your spine, it speaks of the Holiday all the way back to its roots. Harvesting and the final days of that in ancient Ireland/Scotland for the Celts. We even hear how strangers who come calling and asking for a seat at the table can be viewed as dangerous gods in such a time. So sit back, listen, enjoy and prepare to be spooky with our number one choice! Let us know what you thought of our choices after hearing them, please! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VB1-4qAWKpk
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That’s just how the pizza crumbles//people rant

I’m honestly not sure if this is a food rant or a people rant. but…Wanting to please the masses, and seeing how the masses, for whatever reason, love pictures of food, and people to send pictures of their food to FB commenting to it, I did this. I rarely do and maybe never again, but I did this today. I sent a pic of the pizza we ordered from Domino’s. I put a joke quip up about my husband being evil for ordering it when I told him I was not going to and that I was being good. He encourages me to be evil with food was the point. But instead people focus on the damn way the pizza is cut into damn squares! I know some pizza places, a lot, okay most do the wedge shape, but Domino’s at least in OR, does damn squares. It blows my mind that someone was blown away enough to comment. Several times. LOL. To make it worse several someone’s. They chose to focus on this, to be bothered by this…what is wrong with the world and people’s minds?
Then they actually move on to the fact we put olives on the pizza. We like olives! I mean, why pick apart someone’s pizza? Assholes they are. Really, though, it does sorta scare me…what’s wrong with people’s minds these days? Really that they actually focus, hard and like it matters on that sort of thing! It frightens me and should frighten you. LOL.
Just eat the damn pizza, right?

Buyers beware of Douches who over charge for their craft

By craft I mean anything hand made be it a painting, a carved walking stick, sunglasses, clothing, bags and jewelry!
I don’t expect people to give things away as if they were bought in China, though don’t get me wrong, I do love me some Aliexpress! But I don’t expect everyone to do that. They’re not a company in China, after all. But when people jack up the prices of their items because they made them with their own pwecious wittle hands, it is so nauseating. Why? Because I buy from other crafters/artists, who charge far less for similar work that is just as good, that’s why.
 I even sent a very over priced piece of jewelry to one of the reasonable priced sellers from whom I buy and, attempting to educate myself, asked her why!
“Why is this 500 dollars and your items are 30 dollars or 40 dollars? You also use sterling silver and the wax method as they are doing. Am I missing something?”
I”m not a jeweler, after all, so perhaps I am. She looked and said no. That I was missing nothing and she had no idea why people charged that much.
Sadly designers do this, but right or not, and I hate it so I say not, I suppose they’ve earned the right to be a designer so okay…but these little small business uppity annoyances who put on airs make me dislike them and feel they’re taking advantage of people. At the very least they need to get over themselves and stop over valuing themselves so far above others. They should perhaps do their research. For example instead of charging over 200 dollars for crocodile sterling silver stud earrings, try looking online and seeing that other crafters who also made their crocodile sterling silver stud earrings are charging 30 dollars. People who over charge by so much should be ashamed and embarrassed and those who buy from them should stop throwing their money away and shop around for 5 minutes. I promise they’ll find far better deals. Money doesn’t grow on trees so why throw it away?
Here is one infuriating example. This person is grossly over charging nearly 600 dollars for a sterling silver ring. Nope, I didn’t say gold. You read it right.
I bet Godzilla would step on him first were he to visit Tokyo. LOL.
And no one needs to wine about slander or anything, as it’s a fact the price is nearly 600 for the same sterling silver jewelry making method many other people do for far less.
Just shameful.

The thing youtube doesn’t get about viewers and these bloody ads we can’t skip

The thing youtube doesn’t get about these long ass ads that we can’t skip is that many people will likely prefer just moving on to watch something else rather than watching a depressing long commercial about some medication or other. Sure they’re thinking that when watching T.V, not everyone can skip the commercials, but that’s one reason we all started watching youtube, and usually these days you can skip them on T.V as well.
Youtube is starting to slip and I hope they improve fast and remember what made them great. If not they’ll just end up like yahoo, vanishing in the quagmire of obscurity when someone smarter rises up to remember what the people want and give it to them. So many huge and eventually formerly great companies grow too many spider legs, try to change too much, and forget why they became big in the first place. They mistakenly believe that, because they are now big, they will stay that way forever no matter what they do. They believe that no matter how much shit t hey shovel into the mouths of their fans, or customers or whatever, that people will simply continue to eat it. Well that only worked for Steven King and it was based on hope. LOL.

Top 5 awesome Halloween songs that no one ever thinks about

If you want some spooky tracks for Halloween that aren’t the usual standards but are still delightfully eerie look no further~! These are also great in that they will suit most everyone’s musical styles and tastes. Timelessly spooky, not too hard or too soft…Yeah if Goldy Locks is into Halloween these will be just right for her for sure!
5. I walked with a zombie, by Roky Erickson! Honestly all of this guy’s songs are perfect Halloween music! He sings about all things scary, but I had to pick one for this article. As zombies just keep…rising to popularity, his zombie tune seemed fitting. This song is so brilliant because it only has like 1 line, literally, and it still completely and utterly bloody rocks!!!! It is catchy, spooky and like any proper ghost will get stuck in your head and haunt you forever! Or maybe just on Halloween? The melody is haunting and beautiful, and the musical arrangement darkly perfect. Listen to I walked with a zombie for free here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcGb24n9hvM
4. Devil woman, by Cliff Richard.  This song has it all. Witchy potions! A witch’s familiar in the form of a black cat haunting the neighborhood at the behest of a dark haired beautiful witch. I especially love the line about the crystal ball on the table showing the future, the past. Just spooky, witchy, catchy, not at all cute, and definitely perfect for Halloween. Listen to Devil woman free here.
3. Rickity Tickity Tin, Cover by The Women Folk. A million people, literally a million, covered this frightful Irish ballad, but I love this version. It is performed by women about a crazy las who did her family in in some spooktacular ways that are sure to give you nightmares…especially if you happen to have a crazy relative who don’t like you much, right? As The Women Folk say at the beginning of this delightfully horror filled tune, it is a duet meant for nails and chalkboards! Their version has the most old spooky feel so I believe it carries the intention of the song across most properly. Listen to Rickity Tickity Tin free here and if you want a spooky bed time story look up the lyrics while you’re at it. She even kills her baby brother! I mean…the las has no limits! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YxlcQR4FBg
2. The Siege and Investiture of Baron von Frankenstein’s Castle at Weisseria, By Blue Oyster Cult. Like Roky Erickson, this band basically only sings Halloween songs, but I had to pick one, so here it is. Pop culture loves to put Frankenstein into the Halloween mix, and this song is about him…more true to the book in wording and old world feel, it’s like you’re taking a spooky trip right back to the early 1800s. Listen to s
The Siege and Investiture of Baron von Frankenstein’s Castle at Weisseria free here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoPqrzkYMJ4
1. Happy Phantom, By Tori Amos. While this fantastic lady’s general dark lyrics and classic style make her generally perfect Victorian Gothic music, I always wondered why this particular dark little ditty wasn’t on a ton of Halloween CDS already. It’s one of those darkly cheerful songs that has you feeling good about the day when you become a ghost…or rather a happy phantom. Listen to Happy Phantom free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8fJmpuPH7w
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Best Halloween songs

People like us over at Jekyllhydeclub on youtube are already getting ready for Halloween. As items begin showing up in the stores, the delicious spooky feeling takes us over, and it’s just how we like it! Halloween hauls begin and the spooky music comes out even more frequently than usual. Autumn is coming and so are the spooks. This article is in response/food for thought for the 2 different sorts of articles that are written on the topic of Halloween music.
 The first is the sort listing all the Halloween songs we know and love as those to feature at your party. I.E Monster Mash, Love Potion Number 9, Thriller, and you get the point. That’s all well and scary, but we already know. Then there are the articles offering unknown songs as the ones to go for at your party. Songs that no one knows are really gonna get things moving. Right. Not. No one is gonna throw down to some weird tunes they’ve never heard before and that sound more weird than particularly spooky. Also those unknown songs are reported to be somehow better than Ghost Busters, I Put a Spell on You, and Purple People Eater because they are more twisted and horrifying and screwed up.So…when did Halloween stop being Spooky dark fun that could end in tricks or treats and become twisted, horrifying and screwed up? The answer is it didn’t, so people who bash the good Halloween spooky songs in favor of, for example, Throbbing Gristle, are missing the point of Halloween entirely.
 I mean come on people! I’m more into Throbbing Gristle and that sort of thing for Easter. HAHA, just kidding. But truly Twisted Dark, Morbid and Horrifying aren’t really suitable for Halloween any more than they are for Easter. People who believe otherwise don’t understand the true SPIRIT, as it were, of Halloween. When they write articles about such songs being too scary for Halloween they’re exactly right. Halloween can be scary but scary and twisted are different though they can at times hang out together when the mood strikes. Just not necessarily on Halloween.
The people who bash the traditional Halloween songs like Nosferatu, Night of the Vampire, and Ghost of John because they’re not sick enough can’t appreciate spooky over straight twisted horror. I’m not bashing twisted horror. I love me some Clive Barker as much as anyone…He’s just not what comes to mind on Halloween. The traditional songs leave you creeped out but in a delightful sort of way. If this wasn’t the way it should be, there wouldn’t be Halloween parties…There would only be Halloween slaughters. I mean it’s not rocket science.
I saw one article saying people only play those songs during the Halloween season and not all year, and somehow for them, this made the songs unsuitable for Halloween. Um…Okay? First of all I do play them all year just as I leave up Halloween decorations, but those who don’t, feel it’s more special to do such things only in the Autumn. To appreciate them more. I do play them even more frequently around that time of year to make it more…special.
You don’t see Santa’s elves rockin’ out to Jingle Bells in May, after all. Okay you really don’t SEE Santa’s elves precisely but…you get the point. It’s called Seasonal Music for a reason! Hello!

Delicious banana nut snack with honey and cinnamon

Even if you hate cooking this is so easy you won’t mind. It takes less than 5 minutes to make even if you’re moving slow.
This is nice and healthy for summer yet filling with loads of nutritious benefits from fiber to potassium protein, cholesterol lowering and more! It’s so nice to pig out, enjoy it and still be doing good deeds for your body and health. For those of you with  sweet tooth this dessert full of natural sugars will satisfy those cravings without putting on all the pounds that chocolate cake surely will.
You will need:
1 Banana,
a cup of roasted and salted cashews
cinnamon
honey
Split banana into natural segments after pealing, then break those up into about half inch slices. Cover those with the cup of nuts then drizzle liberally with honey and finally sprinkle with cinnamon before stirring the mix.
That’s it! You’re ready to eat. Simple and fast, wasn’t it? And it is delicious!  If you enjoyed this check out our other recipes.

Crazy apartment rental story of the week!

Warning. there will be language as I tend to do that when type/venting when annoyed and it’s expressive and shit…adding a greater depth of understanding…and flowers!
This is a story about my crazy land lords who really just don’t give a ****
Weird but true as all the things that happen to me are.
Because of my pushing a while back the owners of the apartment complex where we rent started exterminating for ants yearly as it’s an issue here. They put a note on the door 2 weeks ago saying someone was coming the next day to do it at 9 fucking 30 A.M on a fucking Saturday. First off wtf on both counts, the 9-30 and the screwing with people on their weekend to get this done. but okay, whatever. So time rolls round and no showey up. It was raining so I figured if they were gonna bate outside too they never do when it rains so  supposed they’d come later…on another day when it wasn’t raining. Well 2 weeks went by and no reschedule or memo from the apartment manager so I call the  owner and ask what’s happening with the ant bating and they say “oh they came and you were not home.”
 HELL  NO! I was home and fucking up at that ungodly hour letting them fuck my Saturday.
So I tell the owner she needs to really check into  that because someone is lying to her and it’s not me. I want the ant bate put down so why would I not be there? She says she’ll do that and calls back not long after with bullshit!
So they want to reschedule except I have to pay 45 dollars. Hell no fuckheads. I did nothing wrong so fuck you. Manager said she came with the ant guy and we weren’t home. Fuck you we were. Then I figured it out! Alas the explanation, the solving of the great mystery as to wtf happened requires a mild diversion, but the good news is this is where it starts to get a little weird and creepy. For some weird reason, this town is full of people who really like tap on your door instead of knocking. And by tap I mean literally very softly touching your door.Like the baby of a grown up knock…Like the baby Jesus of knocks…where he’s still a baby and all gentle and shit. Like if you’re not right there at the door waiting you may not hear them. Even pizza people do it when bringing food in this town! I think my husband hears better than I and when he was a foot further away with the t.v on at normal volume while we pizza waited he missed the tap and I heard it and got up to get the food. Just the people around here are always literally tapping. Like maybe they don’t want to disturb us, yet they want us to be aware they’re there so I guess we do have to be disturbed for that to happen because we sorta  need to know they’re there. LOL. Literally you have to be standing right at the door to hear it.
When it comes to ant bate people or anyone else coming with a few hour time window starting at 9-30 until whenever they get to our apartment, I’m not sitting there with no t.v no music nothing when they could knock hard or god forbid ring the fucking bell!!! Yeah there is a new concept!
RING THE BELL. RING THE DOORBELL!
In case you were assuming we don’t have a door bell, we do. Assuming we did not would be logical as everyone else seems to but it’s right in the middle of the door in plain sight!
Does anyone use it, though? A surprising few…No kidding.
And I swear in this town it’s creepy because it’s a lot of people who seem afraid to knock and unenlightened about the invention of the door bell.. WTF.
 So yeah after I got over the total WTF of we were home waiting n the ant guy, I finally figured he tapped and we were pissing or in the kitchen or something and missed the god damn tap.Why should there be a tap? Why not a real grown up adult knock or a ring of the door bell?!! When I shared this revolation with the apartment complex owner she actually said no that did not happen. She was not there, of course so how she knows that this did not happen is beyond me but people seem to realy love to decide what happened when they weren’t there because it’s easier for them…yeah, fuck off.
So today the manager, who came with the ant extermination guy the  time we supposedly weren’t home, came for something else, a water problem in another apartment, so they’re telling everyone the water will be off for a bit while they’re fixing this. She tapped on the god damn door sure as shit so then I was certain that’s what happened. she didn’t lie about coming to our place as I had originally suspected, but she did tap so lightly no one would hear her. I told her this. I was walking past the door at the time and it’s the only reason I heard her which I also told her. While I was at it, I explained what the doorbell was for and why it was a good idea to use it as well…and when she returned later today she did use it so progress is being made…At least a little. LOL.
 I understand the owners not wanting to pay the 45 dollaar fee for the  ant bate people to return as they did their part but were I them I’d take it out of the manager’s check because tapping like that and fucking me out of my ant treatment is just bullshit! And stupid!And generally just not cool! But nope, they’ll never take any responsibility. I just bought ant bate but as so ready to move as that shit pisses me off and they’re always doing something and I’m always having to force them to do the right thing…I.e with the mold situation last year I had to actually threaten the owner into getting a hotel for us and I was the one who knew what the owners legally had to do rather than them being aware. Not them. Nope they didn’t bother to check into what they should be doing, just thought they’d screw us over, but no, not into that.
But because I can’t make them on the bate thing they won this little round. At least she’ll use the bell from now on. Maybe. Hopefully. I am putting a sign on the door to remind people to ring rather  than tapping..sounds really crazy that anyone would need to do that but see above…weird tappers up in this freaky town.