Remember that first time you saw the original A Nightmare On Elm Street? Freddy Krueger was literally something out of a nightmare. He was creepy, maniacal, and just plain fucking scary. But as the later NOES sequels went on, Freddy became more cartoonish – like a Three Stooges episode. His evil was replaced with yucks and bad puns. And the marketing they did for poor ol’ Freddy around these times? Oh, the marketing. Case in point: Freddy’s Bubble Gum!
Oh, Freddy :-/ But anyway, my point of this post isn’t to scold those involved with pimping Mr. Krueger out to the world with terrible ideas and concepts – my point for this is to let you know that you can buy that unopened box of Freddy’s Bubble Gum on eBay right now! Yay? For those who don’t know – the container is just a plastic tube filled with terrible tasting gum with a picture of Freddy at the top and a “clever” saying attached. I mean look, it’s nostalgic – even if I don’t agree with the direction they took him. So, if you want to own this piece of Freddy Krueger nostalgia….then head on over HERE to the eBay listing and snatch it up or make an offer. I would advise against eating that gum though.
As we officially roll into October (also known as Halloween month), I am reminded of my healthy obsession with old Ben Cooper Halloween masks from the days of past. I myself, had a few Ben Cooper costumes when I was a young lad – so naturally now that I’m in my 40’s, I do enjoy reminiscing on eBay as I try to find some good deals to increase my collection. Case in point:
They’re glorious! So, so glorious! Don’t you just love how the colors pop on these? You can try and duplicate the style, but there’s nothing better than having an original Ben Cooper mask. Or how about 6 of them? The eBay listing that you can find HERE was recently put up and already has some bids (of course). To make these even more tantalizing is the fact that they are in GREAT condition and come with the elastic bands still attached! Very rare. Expect the price to steadily move up on these, but to me the price will be worth it.
Well, the summer is in full swing. The humidity is at an all time high. The sun is shining brightly while I run around at the beach, enjoying seeing people in bathing suits that they probably shouldn’t be wearing. But you know what? I don’t have a hat to protect me from the dastardly UV rays from the aforementioned sun. I wish I had a blue corduroy Final Destination 2 fisherman hat to help me out……..
Oh, what luck! Thanks to eBay, that is indeed a promotional fisherman hat from the movie Final Destination 2. I’m always amazed at the kind of horror movie promotional items that pop up on there. But anyway, if you are indeed a fan of this movie (to be honest, it was a solid sequel) – then now’s your chance to support it and grab this hat HERE. Starting price of $25 with an option to ‘Make An Offer‘, so that’s always fun. Enjoy and always remember to wear sunscreen and help prevent skin cancer!
One of my guilty pleasures from the world of 80’s horror was the movie Terror In The Aisles – a feature film documentary filled with a compilation of clips from some of your favorite horror movies that were released prior to this 1984 release date. Oh, and it was hosted by Donald Pleasence and Nancy Allen! It also sported a sweet poster to boot, and speaking of sweet…..check out this promotional rubber skull that I saw pop up on eBay:
I’m not even going to bother lying. I want that thing. Do I want it for $50 though? Therein lies the question going through my mind as I type this. Regardless of the price, it’s kind of a cool piece of 80’s horror history – and something that you could proudly display as well. It measures about 8″ X 5″ and looks to be in overall good condition. If you are interested in knowing more about this promotional rubber skull from Terror In The Aisles, then head on over HERE. If you haven’t seen the movie btw, I recommend it because it’s a good time and you get to see Donald Pleasance!
Shots! Shots! Shots! Shots! Fitting considering it’s Cinco de Mayo and I’m craving tequila. But anyway, why take a shot out of a boring shot glass that you picked up on your road trip to Nebraska when you can put your lips onto this promotional shot glass from the remake/reboot of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre?!?
Unfortunately, they weren’t able to coordinate Jessica Biel’s wondrous white tank top into the design of the shot glass, but it’s a shot glass nonetheless. Some good news is that the seller on eBay has about 10 of these and is accepting offers and is including ‘free shipping’ as well. So, I’m guessing you could probably snag one for around $5 in total. If you’re feeling like you need this in your life, then go to the listing HERE and do your business. Or you can just go to Youtube and look up slow-mo shots of Jessica Biel running around in that white tank top. Your choice.
If you know anything about me, then you know that I love promotional standees for horror movies! Actually, a lot of you probably don’t know that about me. It’s kinda like a deep dark secret. But anyway, once in a while I peruse eBay and see what pops up. And quite possibly the ‘holy grail’ of promotional standees appeared during my recent search!
Holy mops and toxic waste! Tell me you wouldn’t be the envy of all of your friends if you had that greeting them at the door when they came over. And how cool is it that it has an actual mop head attached? Now – you’re probably asking what something like this costs. Well………it would run you at least $250 (which honestly isn’t terrible considering the rarity of it), but the seller has a ‘Make Best Offer’ option as well. Head on over to the listing HERE and snatch it up if you’re feeling impulsive and extra toxic today!
If you’ve seen the 2005 French horror movie High Tension, then chances are that you either LOVE it or HATE it – all primarily based on the twist that comes in the end. It’s a twisty twist and seems to divide most High Tension watchers. Me myself, I loved it. And because I loved it, I was pretty stoked to see these promotional items on eBay this week!
High Tension matches and a keychain! Not exactly groundbreaking, but still pretty cool nonetheless. The ‘barbed wire bat’ keychain is symbolic and not for anything to do with Negan from The Walking Dead. Now, if you are a High Tension fan like me then you might want to head on over to the eBay link HERE and contemplate if you need some matches for anything. The price ($25) is a tad rich for my blood, but there’s always a chance that the seller will come down with the price. Now excuse me while I go put on the song ‘New Born‘ by Muse and think about any exes of mine who did me wrong…….
I have a confession to make right now: I have some food stuck in my teeth. I know it might be a hard confession to comprehend, but it’s true. And I also have another confession: I kinda like Saw III. It might be one of my favorites in the ongoing Saw franchise. That might be just as hard to comprehend. Now if only I could combine my two confessions and get this damn food out from in between my teeth……..
Oh my stars! Today’s my lucky day! Yes, that is actually some promotional dental floss released in correspondence with the Saw III movie. And it’s complete with the hilarious tagline “Opening Wide This Halloween“. Now, the good news is that a seller on eBay is letting this go to one lucky bidder. The bad news is that it might be the most expensive dental floss you ever bought because it will set you back about $20. If you want to check out the listing and more pics, then head on over HERE. Or if you just want to sit there with food in your teeth like me, then you can do that as well.
Ho-Ho-Ho!! Santa isn’t done bringing you presents yet! And man oh man, do I have good news for any of you little boys and girls out there that were asking for a promotional tool kit from the 2008 killer plant movie, The Ruins!
That’s right – everything you need to fend off those pesky plant vines that try to burrow into your body and under your skin and make you horribly disfigure yourself to try and get them out: A compass! A flashlight! And something that kind of looks like a switchblade! Truth be told, I kind of admire The Ruins and it’s one of the only horror movies that makes me “squirm”. If you want to own this ultra-rare promotional tool kit from the movie, then head on over to the eBay listing HERE and either ‘Buy It Now’ or ‘Make An Offer’. You’ll be glad you have this the next time a vine is rubbing up next to you trying to make a move.
As I’ve stated before, horror pins seem to be all of the rage nowadays and I myself have bought into the hype both figuratively and literally. But what about the good old horror days, when buttons or pins were made to help promote a movie? Case in point – the 1997 movie Wishmaster. What would you do if you could own a promotional pin from that film? Or wait – what if you could own TEN promotional pins?!?!
Yesssssssss. Someone on eBay is selling 10 promotional pins from Wishmaster. You’re gonna have to be a pretty hardcore Wishmaster fan to snag these up, but I’m sure there is someone out there who can’t get enough of Djinn! Maybe you can buy them and try and use them as quarters too. But anyway – if you want to be the proud owner of this lot of Wishmaster pins, then follow the link HERE and snatch them up for $10. Sidenote: I’m not sure why the listing has the word ‘Vampire‘ in it. Clearly this seller has never seen the movie. For shame! I wish for you to be banned from selling Wishmaster merchandise.