It’s finally happened. Our spooky season has come to a close for another year. I had a fantastic time over the last two months visiting events like Howl-o-Srceam at both Busch Gardens Tampa and Seaworld Orlando, plus of course my absolute favorite Halloween Horror Nights at Universal. Overall it’s been a great season with plenty of scare.
I know that going to these types of events are not for everyone and to some the thought of paying to have someone scare you can seem a bit strange. But as I’ve mentioned in the past I absolutely love these events. For me it’s a combination of the amazing makeup, the mazes and horses, theming and most of all the fantastic scare actors make for a great experience. Everyone is there to have fun but get a bit spooky as well. As I sit here typing this up I was trying to think where my love of getting scared may have come from and I really believe it’s from all the horror movies I watched when I was younger.
Who can forget the first time they saw Freddy Kruger, Jason Voorhees or even Michael Myers. Even though they are just made up characters in a movie, they just have a way of sticking with you and freaking you out.
To celebrate Halloween I wanted to share some amazing privately designed pressed pennies from fellow collector and designer Rob Gilger. He has a nice catalog of designs available, but when I saw these Horror Movie Icons I quickly ordered one of each. There are other designs he has from non-horror themed movies and I’ll be picking those up soon as well.
If you are interested in any of these designs you can contact Rob through The Elongated Collectors club Facebook group which I have linked here. I’ve spoken about this group before and this is just another great example of the truly amazing creations the members create on their own and make available to anyone interested.
Thanks for joining me today, I hope you had an incredibly spooky Halloween season. I know I certainly did and my countdown to next year has already begun. Keep on Pressing!