(WARNING! There WILL be MONSTERS!)
 
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July 30th, 2016 -- FRIGHT FANS BEGIN QUEING ~
~ in The Long Beach Convention Center ~
~ anticipating Midsummer Scream's Debut...!
(rt, Show Producer David Markland ...making the scene happen...!
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"The Pie Cart" arrives -- !
-- and our busy little "Carlotta"
spins-up a comfortable canopy of
leaf-strewn webwork (and as usual
Mascot Pumpkin "Bud" mugs for the
camera...)
 
Not long at all before
"The Portable Patch" --
-- is ready for a full weekend of
Fresh Victims (!)
heh...
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One of "MidsummerScream's" Official Greeters: this "Tall Bonker" reminded us, that --
-- To a Hammer --
- every problem looks like a Nail...
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This "Dapper Corpse" had an eye
for the 'finer things' in life, to be sure.
Pity he lost it in that fatal brawl...
"Ol' Button-Eyes" was a real 'cut-up' -- !
-- and soon had everybody in stitches...!
Doesn't this "Buckled-Beauty" look like she could KILL you with that GlowStick in less than a second? Oooo.
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"The Fiji Mermaid"
made a (literally) moving Side-Show appearance..., thanks to the help of --
"The Bearded Lady",
whose innocent blond curls-aplenty belied the tales ('tails?') told in her eyes...
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"Harmless Flirtation"...?
We think it's gone a bit farther than that.
~ More Fun Couples... ~
(Nothing like a Day at the Faire for a touch of romance, eh...?)
Contemplating another happy-go-lucky bit'o'mayhem,
these blood-spattered "Murderouos Mimes" still like to
stop and smell (their Victim's) flowers...
"Little Hannibal" & his "Undead Lass"
"Bud" and "Herb" (b.g.) can't see the allure.
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This dapper "Hat Lady" in Red,
stopped to pose
in her Spider-Webbed Threads --
 
 
-- And returned the next day,
now in Green, Goggled-Up
for a quaint 'Steampunk' scene...!
 
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Too bad..., too bad..., too bad...
The Lads in the "Gene Lab" went mad...
Escaped
"GENETECH" Mutation:
"The Human Fly-Trap" -- !
 
Escaped
"GENETECH"Mutation:
"The Melting Man"...!
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Two "Striking Beauties" -- One of whom looks like she might actually STRIKE you (-- and you-know-who, "Morticia")...
(And even so, we didn't trust "The Good Witch" one bit -- that smile..., too, too 'nice'... Y'know...? Hmmm.)
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Ever on the loose,
"The Prince of the Purple Straight-Jacket"
paused to have a "nose duel" with Cyrano (bg),
which was judged "Too close to call"...
 
 
Always ready to 'inject' a bit of humor,
"Mr. Needlefingers"
pointedly stopped by The Pie Cart to
shake hands, and show off his
new "Rasta-Steampunk" dreads...
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"The Squirming Nurses"
convulsed-on-by for a twitch or two --
 
-- their spasmodic "bedside manor"
quite horrifying...
 
(One can only imagine them trying
to draw blood...)
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Poor "Screw-Brows" went all to pieces
when he saw (get it?, "saw") --
-- unaware that recently-escaped maniac
"Stitchie-The- Hammer" may have a
bit of "Conk-ing" in mind too...
-- "The Martian Ambassador", on the look-out for Earthlings to Conquer -- !
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"Haunting Harlequins"
paused to 'Check-In' --
Each One separate,
('though looking like 'Twins')...
 
...Stylish-of-Guise,
with strange and keen Eyes --
that chilled you,
in spite of their Grins...
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Del Howison of "Dark Delicacies" gave The Pie Cart a graciously-grave visit!
(sharing a scary moment with "Patch Admin" Johnny Curtis)
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The Tall, Tall, TALL...! (Better RUN, y'all...!)
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-- And the small..., small..., small..., these "CHILLING Kiddies", all! (...And WHATEVER you do, DON'T trip and FALL...)
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"Ooogie-Boogie!" brought some 'little friends'
(who looked stolen from Beetlejuice's Hat) --
-- and for one creepy moment, it was indeed
'Christmas-In-July'...!
"Morticia & Wendy" were clearly overjoyed...
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"The Meat Cute..."
We're sure these Killer Kids
(both "Pie Cart" Visitors)
are headed for some beautiful --
Lycanthropic,
Post-Apocalyptic,
Pan-Tribal,
Pro-Survival,
Shaman-tasic,
Pre-fascistic,
Cold-Wet-Nose-alicious,
Super-Skullifragilistic
-- GOOD TIMES..., eh?
 
We wish them All The Beast...!
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The Pie Cart caught the malevolently-mute attention of one
"Seriously Creepy Mime" --
-- as well as The "Haunted Queen Mary's" rich-and-strangely
be-barnacled "Captain"...
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While all the nearby 'Hitchophiles'
flocked to enjoy a supremely
inspired homage --
-- as "Tippi &The Birds"
fluttered-by to share a delightful
moment of Aggravated-Avian-Assault...!
Truly, a most excellent "Midsummer Scream" indeed...!
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Fortunately,
~ survived ~
To Everyone who helped us
make it to (and through) the show!
The Cart for a SPECIAL BONUS!
We 'served-up' another
"Portable Patch-full" of
Ghastly Goodies, such as:
- Savory visits to
"The Herb Garden"...!
- Often-fatal "Hay Maze"
excursions (Prizes awarded
to the "Survivors")...!
- Played sinister selections from
"Terror Trailer Theatre's"
eerily entertaining Playlists...!
- Awarded Prizes for closing-
hour Gift Shop explosions...!
- And of course, we sang that
annoying"Pumpkin Song"
(Now over 2 million views
on YouTube)...!
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And Look Out(!) for our Next Appearance! ~
~ this coming Spring, 2018...!
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BONUS Program Art - Midsummer Scream'16!
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to Producer David Markland, and the great Midsummer Scream Staff,
for a wonderfully successful first show, at the Long Beach Convention Center !
to Eric Haskell, Haskell FX,
for vital Cart 'Roadie' Services & Venue Set-Up!
to David Johnson and Brian Moniz,
for vital Cart Transportation Prep & Wrap Assistance!
to Ann, at The Taffy Shop
for The Cart's irresistible 'Pumpkin Pie Salt Water Taffy'!
to Bob Dykes at Galpin Studio Rentals,
for another quality transportation show vehicle rental!
to Henry Salari at Concept 27 Creative Studios,
for our eye-catching (ewww...) Promotional Printing!
To Eric and Matt at Creature Features,
for Promotional placement at their legendary Burbank Store/Museum!
to Del and Sue Howison, at Dark Delicacies,
for Promotional placement at "The Best Horror Bookshop in the World"
To Larry & Kathy, at Blast From The Past,
for Promotional placement at their awesome Burbank emporium!
And, to LuluBell FiFi-Peaches,
for Cart Set-Up, Supervision & Venue Operations!
Plus Many More Sinister -- um, Sincere Thanks to all our other Good Fiends
who lent a hand (or a claw, or a tentacle, or, whatever)
to help keep "The Pie Cart" rolling...!
~ ! Did we miss your Credit? ~
If you are one of the uncredited Monstrous Merry-Makers who posed for a pic
with our Portable Patch, Contact Us with your info and we'll link to you!
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