The Last Drive-In | Halloween Hootenanny, Pt. 4

Friday night was a great night for the fans. The Halloween Hootenanny featured Mutant creativity, from marionettes, carved pumpkins and trading cards to Michael Myers cosplay and psycho theories. Joe Bob and Darcy say check it out! If we missed you, let us know!

Episode 1, Halloween

  • Michael Myers cosplay: Joseph O’Brien, Toronto; Insomniac Zac, suburbs of Chicago; surfer Michael by Lito Velasco, El Lay; MICHELLE Myers, Tucson, AZ; Andrew Ren, Laredo, TX; and Justin Raymond, Apple Valley, MN
  • Trading cards, from Steven Borkofsky of Deer Park, NY
  • Executive pussy stretcher, from let us know who you were at the Retro Invasion Weekend, Columbus, OH!
  • Carved pumpkins: Joe Bob pumpkin, from Ian Fetterman, Lehigh Valley, PA (based on Last Drive-In art by Justin Osbourn, from Lawrence, KS). Darcy pumpkin, from Alex “The Pumpkin Geek” Wer, Sacramento, CA
  • Joe Bob marionette, from Lori and Danny Fusello of “My Best Fiendz” studio, Rockland, ME
  • The Joe Bob Briggs Fanzine, from Jennifer Manriquez, Fort Worth, TX
  • The Last Drive-In blog on joebobbriggs.net, by Laura Beerman, Nashville, TN
  • The Last Drive-In graphic art on joebobbriggs.net and other fine locations, by my partner in crime T.J. Denton, Columbus, OH

Episode 2, Halloween 4

  • Michael Myers cosplay: Justin Owens, Garrett, KY; James McKnight, Chicago; Austen Ochoa, El Paso, TX-who gave Michael theories too!
  • Michael Myers theory: Justin Raymond, Apple Valley, MN; John Payne, Iselin, NJ; David Hines of El Lay; Leslie Lopez, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Gary Duffey of Modesto, CA; Chris Jericho, Tampa, FL; Elizabeth McKinney, Reidsville, NC who also bought the Michael Berryman doll; Ezra Cold, Savannah, GA; Ben Pine, Saginaw, MI; my homie Jimmy Detroit, Long Beach, CA; and Tony H., Rockledge, FL
  • Mail Bag! Sgt. Jeremy Julian, Ft. Stewart, GA

Episode 3, Halloween 5

  • Michael Myers theory: Caleb from Georgia; Michael Harriger in Michigan; Kyle Thatcher, Millville, PA; Victor Valor, Toronto; Jennifer Manriquez, Fort Worth; James from Hubbardston, MA; Jesse Wilson, Sioux Falls, SD; Thomas Canning, Dunfermline, Scotland; Andrew Ribeiro, Sussex, NJ; Terry Morgan, Glendale, CA; Vera, Minneapolis, MN; two more homies, Leigh Evans, Tulsa, OK and Pete Soards, Phoenix, AZ; Boogeyman, Dayton, OH; Ron Deen, Charlotte, NC; and D.C. Kurtz of Pennsylvania
  • Darcy’s sweet fan-made t-shirt: Let us know who you are friend!
  • Halloween III threats: Tom Atkins
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Laura Beerman

Our Gratuitous Blogger is Laura Beerman. Her bio may be summarized in two words: Mama tried. Laura is a lifelong horror fan with a particular soft spot for Joe Bob and Dario Argento. She earned a graduate degree in Early American Literature from Austin Peay State University. She has written professionally for more than two decades, primarily in healthcare, and has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal and other industry publications for her insights. Laura lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her horticulturist husband, The Greenman, and her four cats. Find her other stuff at diaboliquemagazine.com, 25yearslatersite.com and creepylovely.com.

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One Response

  1. Watched the entire hootenanny. Loved it . But I do agree with Darcy, halloween 3 was really what I needed to see . Realize it’s a money – rights thing because of amc , but hopefully shudder and amc will listen to the wisdom of you and Darcy, and of course us . Let’s face , you’ll are the biggest thing shudder got going on . There a great service to but that there fuckin incredible now because of you and darcy , and all the last drive in staff !!
    Looking forward greatly to your xmas friday the 13th show special ( please not 8 hours of Jason, maybe 1 but go deeper like h.g.lewis gore – gore girls , or andy milligan -ghastly ones , or zombie living dead – breakfast at the Manchester morgue –
    !! ) just suggestions . But what ever you do and chose will be great , and I’ll be watching!!

    Looking forward to season2 which I assume may be March?? ( hope not !! To long away ) but if its , do a l a longer season ..
    Love you guys keep up great work.

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