Halloween Horror Nights blessed us on Halloween with an incredibly early first house announcement for HHN 32:
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Unmasking the Horror: Halloween
This was my most anticipated house this year, and still ranked pretty high for me afterwards, but I was delighted that for our three house Unmasking the Horror Tour, we had Halloween as one of the three houses we would get to see with the lights on and enjoy all the extra details that we may have missed as we ran through during the event.Continue reading
HHN 30 Update: Jack is Back, Baby!
While whether or not I get to attend this year is very much up in the air, one this is for sure: Universal is blessing us this year with Jack’s return!
To read an interview with Michael Aiello and James Keaton about Jack’s history, click here.Continue reading
Halloween Horror Nights 30 – First House Announced!
It has been a long time – entirely too long – since I’ve gotten to spend time at my beloved Universal Orlando. And, with that, a long time since I’ve gotten to attend my favorite Halloween event – Halloween Horror Nights.
Understandably, last year, everyone missed out, because of the pandemic. But HHN 30 looks like it may be happening – and with that, the first house announcement is here!Continue reading
Haunt Movies to Get You in the Halloween Mood
Haunted houses are kind of a thing in my family. My mom, my brother, and myself have all worked in one, at some point. That’s where my best friend and I became friends, many years ago. I love Halloween events like Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando. I’ve been a scareactor, makeup artist, and worked on sets. I’ve been behind the scenes at some of the coolest haunts I’ve ever been to. And now, I’ve passed along my love for haunts to my nieces, who have become my haunt buddies the last two years. (Each girl pictured above at their first house they ever went through.)
With everything this year, it’s looking like the girls and I may be skipping out on haunts. So, to keep the feeling alive, I’ve been binge-watching some movies in one of my favorite sub genres of horror: haunt attractions going awry.
So, I decided to share a list with some of my favorites. I’m always finding more to watch, so not everything is on here that could be, I’m sure. But hopefully you’ll find some spooky haunt movies to keep the spirit alive if you are also missing haunts this year.Continue reading
A Curious Decade
Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, and reflect on some of the most notable moments from the last decade:
Meeting Kevin Smith:
You can read the entire thing here, but without a doubt, Kevin Smith is one of the most significant things to happen to me in my entire life.
Stranger Things Returns to Halloween Horror Nights!
From Halloween Horror Nights:
“Okay, mouthbreathers, get ready! Netflix’s Stranger Things is returning to Universal Orlando Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights.
2019: Goals and Plans
We’re heading into a new year, and with it, I’m steadily working on plans to make it a great year for Wandering NerdGirl. This is a rough idea of how I aim to approach next year, and there is always room to add or remove things.
HallowCon Missouri 2018
This year, we had something a little different in the area – HallowCon Missouri. I was pretty surprised to see someone putting together a horror con fairly close to home. So, of course, I was up for checking it out.
The Vampire Graveyard
We all have local urban legends: haunted cemeteries, unsolved murders, roads with mysterious, ghostly hitchhikers. One of the more prominent ones we have around here in small town Missouri is the legend of the Elvins Vampire.
And I decided to hunt for his grave.