Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

Beyond Gate Six: NYC Halloween Subway

November 1, 2008

Happy spirits bewitched the New York City yesterday, so does the subway.

When I took the subway last night. There was one question hovered in my mind, “what hell is that?” ^_^

That was fun!

Fact or fiction: Blood gang initiation

October 31, 2008

Supposedly the infamous blood gang holds annual initiation rituals every Halloween weekend. They have to kill a certain amount of women, or drive around with their headlights off, wait until somebody gives them a courtesy flash (as in, put your headlights on), and then chase them down and kill all members in the car.

Some say it is nothing more than an urban legend, and others warn people to be safe when they go out this weekend. You can read all the message boards on the internet and interpret it however you want. People say that memos have went out to mayors and police officers throughout the city warning of the danger, and internet users have accounted past experiences they had with the situation. (more…)

St. John’s and the City, Oct. 31-Nov.2

October 31, 2008

What’s shaking, St. John’s,

This weekend is a major week for all you boys and girls, as it is that time of year, again, to thrown on those sexy outfits and Mario costumes and make a trip down the road to halloweentown. I know I’m getting prepared, as my costume idea is fitting for my personality (The Baseball Furies, son!).

Now, we all know we have our parties, haunted houses and parades all figured out, so I’m here this week to give you an event that may go unnoticed here in the city that may be one of the largest of its kind. It starts right down on that lonely island known as Staten, and ends in the heart of Manhattan. No, it’s not my taxi cab ride-o-shame after my disappointing halloween night… (more…)

Sarah Palin noose: Halloween prank gone too far?

October 29, 2008

The owners of a house in West Hollywood have sparked quite the Halloween controversy after hanging a mannequin dressed to look like Gov. Sarah Palin from a noose attached to the front of their home.  Read more about it at CNN.

We’re all in favor of Halloween tricks, but this one seems a bit more extreme than your average Halloween hijinx.  So what do you think?  Does this Halloween prank cross the line?  Take the poll, let us know.

(AP Photo)


– Prof. J

We want your Halloween Costume Pictures

October 28, 2008





 We at the Flashlight want to see your Halloween costumes. Send us your pictures at and We will select the best ones and feature them here on our blog.

Will your costume have enough awesome to be featured?

– The Flashlight Staff

St. John’s and the City

October 16, 2008

Bonjour Sainte Jean..

This weekend, I hate to say, I will not be here. But I have decided that’s no reason for me not to give you guys something to do.  And, since it is almost that time of the year again, I figured I would give you guys something to scream about this weekend…


Stuff We’re Loving: DIY Costumes

October 16, 2008

Halloween is just around the corner, but don’t panic if you haven’t bought your costume yet. The best costumes are made with cardboard, spray paint, and a little creativity. Here’s some examples:

Spongebob Squarepants (more…)