Mas-queer-ade

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 6:30am

You don’t have a costume idea yet for Halloween, aka ‘Gay Christmas’?. We’ve got you covered   CHAKA CUMBERBATCH  | Contributing Writer chakacumberbatch@gmail.com Normal people have nightmares about showing up to school or work naked. I have nightmares about waking up on Halloween without a costume. Yes, really. In my mind, turning up to a [...]

Board out of his mind

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 at 6:00am

Gay Ouija expert Robert Murch bridges the realm between historian and mystic ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Robert Murch was born and grew up in a town just down the road from Salem, Mass., home of the famed Puritan Witch Trials that spread more panic and fear than a coughing fit in the [...]

What (not?) to wear

Posted on 25 Oct 2013 at 8:00am

Dallas Costume Shoppe owner Michael Robinson says no one trend has emerged this Halloween — but that only means it’s easier to stand out ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor It’s a common refrain among Halloqweens — gays who love to dress up in time for All Hallow’s Eve and its associated block party — that [...]

Fear factors

Posted on 21 Oct 2010 at 7:45pm

Forget tricking and treating this Halloween season — Jim Shackelford says these spots will run a chill down your spine. Just keep an eye on what’s behind you. Screams in Waxahachie is literally the scary equivalent of Scarborough Faire. With five haunted houses, psychic readers and live music, Shackelford recommends this as an ideal group [...]

Monster house

Posted on 21 Oct 2010 at 7:32pm

Gay haunted house expert Jim Shackelford says purveyors of fright make a game out of exploiting fears RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com MIND YOUR MANORS | Modern haunted houses like Thrillvania in Terrell depend more on invading your space then bloody gross-outs. First things first: I don’t scare easily. Minus serial killers, speed traps in Highland [...]