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RavenBlackCat

A Connoisseur's Compendium of Haunted House Reviews, Victorian Horror, and All Things Dark and Macabre.

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable

On Friday, I received this chilling image containing a beautiful message. I have been chosen. I have officially been invited to the NYC Halloween Haunted House Spring Haunt! So, now I wait once again. What comes next? My excitement fades to concern. My memory reminds me of the warning: “There are 62 invitations going out and only 20 tickets available – so don’t get too comfortable...

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28 Mar 2011
in Blackout Haunted House, Haunts That Touch You

My mission to attend the Vortex Theatre’s exclusive off-season haunt officially began when I received three e-mails yesterday at 10:29am-10:30am from NYC Halloween Haunted House. Each e-mail contained one dot (.) creating an ellipsis or ‘suspension point.’ These masters of suspense have me checking my e-mail obsessively. How long will the suspense last? How long will they toy with us? There are 62 invitations going out and only...

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22 Mar 2011
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Vortex Theater’s Off-Season Haunt

NYC Halloween Haunted HouseClick Here NYC’s scariest haunted house will strike fear into its invited guests at a secret location this April. To receive an invitation you must have attended one of their previous haunts. The Raven & Black Cat is keeping their fingers crossed that they receive an invitation to this bone-chilling exclusive event. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRfcmDTwNZo]

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13 Mar 2011
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A Response to the Film: Black Swan

Dear Black Swan, Thank you for this fabulous dose of epic crazy. I was thrilled and on edge the entire film. I gasped out loud several times and the last 10 minutes gave me chills. You take the idiom ‘the show must go on’ to an entirely new level. Such drama. Twisted warped self loathing meets graceful disciplined ambition. Thank you again. Love, P.S. Natalie Portman, get ready to...

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22 Dec 2010
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Raven Shirt.Woot

I love this shirt inspired by Edgar Allen Poe‘s The Raven. I am a huge fan of Edgar Allen Poe, ‘The Raven,’ and ravens in general. Click Here to purchase this shirt for $15 while it’s still available!

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20 Dec 2010
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It’s Christmastime in the City

  The tree is up, the presents are wrapped, and the first snow flakes have fallen over nyc. With just 9 days until Christmas, festivites are swinging into high gear. Here are my Holiday must haves. The Nightmare Before Christmas and the 1964 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer television special. My two favorite Christmas movies. Gingerbread Cookies – Check out these amazing SKELETON Gingerbread Cookies from...

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16 Dec 2010
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A Very ‘Hoodie’ Holiday

This afternoon I was discovering all the latest fads to hit the ‘Hoodie’ in the past few years. Apparently while I wasn’t looking the Hoodie has evolved into a costume for every day life. And everyone knows how much I love costumes. So here are my favorite Hoodies to add to your holiday gift list. HEAD HOODSTurn heads with a famous face printed on your hood! Current offerings: Ralphie from...

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10 Dec 2010
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Do Not Miss ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson!’

If you are in the NYC area now through January 2nd you must catch a performance of the emo rock musical, ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,’ playing to rave reviews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway. You’ve Never Seen American History Like This… Discount Tickets Available Here Until December 19, 2010.

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06 Dec 2010
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