Happy Halloween!

Hey everyone, Happy Halloween from Oak Park, IL blog!

Here is my haiku for this year’s Halloween:

I will be giving out candy. Dressed up to the nines.

And either being crazy as fuck or drunk as a skunk.

Stay out of trouble which is not hard in Oak Park, IL.

But this is the perfect time to get in trouble.

To do the things you would not usually do.

You can walk down the street with a mask and a large hammer and no one will question.

Today is Halloween O-lay!

Halloween music for this years party

When it comes to Halloween pop music, I like the weird to pop up on various screens. For any Halloween events or any Holiday events I usually make a playlist of videos to just “go” while my guests are walking throughout the apartment. Sort of background noise to help get people into the Holiday season and/or establish a mood that is usually set by how I decorated the room or apartment.

For example, creepy classical music is great for a room with a theme dedicated to the Universal Monster movies. When I have a pop horror movie room or an updated movie room, I play songs from Rob Zombie, Lady gaga, or anything equally strange and fast.

I sometimes forget to get a playlist together and usually an event sours or lack because of it. I am not Martha Stewart but adding music to any type of event does stimulate conversation or add to the impact decorations can have. In the past, I might say go on YouTube and create a playlist, but the commercials, two every song gets to be redundant. Nowadays I have the videos saved on a flash drive to plug into a Tv and play them on repeat or I will have the mp3s playing on my computer (not phone) and deposit Bluetooth speakers everywhere. This type of set up is call interruption free.

Now I have to figure out what movies to play for the party…