Monday, October 31, 2022

Have a Happy


I don't have scary cards.  But I do have ugly football cards and Cowboys cards to give away.

First two win the cards.  If you're the first one, specify which batch you want please.

Previous commenters and U.S. only. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

World Series


Previous commenters only.

U.S. only.

Give me:

The player with the most RBI plus Runs in the series.

The player with the most Wins plus Saves in the series.

The World Series MVP.

Deadline:  First pitch of Game One.

Prize:  A PWE of baseball cards. 

Monday, October 24, 2022

Halloween and Horror Movies

The line between Halloween and horror can be a bit blurry at times.  So I combined the two into one list. 

1408:  John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson.  

Based on a Stephen King short story about a cursed hotel room.

Blair Witch Project:  Heather Donahue.  

Found footage from a documentary crew that vanished in the Maryland woods.  Cost less than $1 million to make.  Box office of $248 million. 

Bug:  Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon.  

Based on a Tracy Letts play.  Psychological horror.  

Also with Harry Connick Jr.     


Corpse Bride:  Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp.  

Stop motion animation.  A groom-to-be accidentally marries a deceased woman.  

Also with Tracey Ullman and Emily Watson.  

Cube:  Nicole de Boer.  

Sci-fi horror.   Six strangers are locked in a maze with deadly traps and have to find a way out. 


Dracula:  Winona Ryder, Gary Oldman.  

Based on a Bram Stoker novel.  The guy with weird teeth goes to England, where weird teeth are accepted.   

Friday the 13th:  Adrienne King, Kevin Bacon.  

Slasher classic.  There's a killer on the loose at Camp Crystal Lake.  



Halloween:  Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence.  

Slasher classic.  Murderer Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to his hometown to go on a killing spree. 

I Know What You Did Last Summer:  Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar.  

Loosely based on a Lois Duncan novel.  Teen-agers cover up a killing, then are targets themselves a year later. 

Nightmare on Elm Street:  Johnny Depp, Heather Langenkamp.  

Slasher sleeper.  Freddy Krueger kills people in their dreams, which also kills them in real life.    



Practical Magic:  Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock.  

Based on an Alice Hoffman novel.  Two witch sisters live with their aunts in a small town.  

Also with Dianne Wiest. 

Scream:  Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell.  

Comedic horror.  The Ghostface killer is on the loose.  

Also with David Arquette. 

Scream 2:  Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell.  Sequel to Scream.  Ha. 

Shining:  Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall.  

Based on a Stephen King novel.  A struggling author loses his mind in an old hotel during its winter off-season. 

 Also with Scatman Crothers.     


Vamps:  Krysten Ritter, Alicia Silverstone.  

Comedic horror.  Female vampires in New York City deal with relationship issues and bad vampire p.r.  

Also with Sigourney Weaver.  

Young Frankenstein:  Gene Wilder, Teri Garr.  

Comedic horror.  Loosely based on a Mary Shelley novel.  Frankenstein is the doctor.  

Also with Peter Boyle.   

Anyway, give me your top three Halloween or horror movies and I'll send a PWE of football cards to a random entrant.  U.S. and previous commenters only.  

Deadline:  Three days from posting.  So Thursday.    

Friday, October 21, 2022

Scoring from My Dealer


2021-22 Donruss basketball:

2021 Panini Chronicles football:

2022 Panini Prestige football:

Soccer singles, because the Panini Mosaic Road to the Worl Cup hobby box is $220 for 10 packs. 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

MLB Playoff Rankings

National League

6.  New York Mets

5.  Los Angeles Dodgers

4.  Atlanta Braves

3.  St. Louis Cardinals

2.  Philadelphia Phillies

1.  San Diego Padres

-  Three of my four least favorites made the playoffs.  But so did my two favorites.  

-  The Dodgers look unbeatable, but we'll see.

American League

6.  Toronto Blue Jays

5.  New York Yankees

4.  Houston Astros

3.  Cleveland Guardians

2.  Tampa Bay Rays

1.  Seattle Mariners

-  My three least favorites all made the playoffs.  But so did two of my three favorites.

-  I'm not too worried about a Blue Jays - Mets World Series.  Dodgers - Yankees is a definite possibility though.