One more to add to the ever-widening online collection of Ghostwatch fan-art, check out this truly demonic custom DVD cover from customaniacs.org . Taking its cues from the good-old Ceefax layout and, um... The Exorcist , the full-size image is available to download providing you first register with the site. Quite an interesting design choice, I think you'll agree, from creators, 'Boonsaint' and 'heirofthedog' - particularly the television set border, and spooky static distortion...
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Back when the Behind the Curtains project was just a gleam in our eyes, there was Ghostwatch.info - the very first fan-site dedicated to everyone's favourite Hallowe'en Hoax. To mark the recent updating of the BtC blog, we thought it might be interesting to look back and interview Stephen Freestone, the man behind the now sadly closed-down website, and find out what inspired him to take Ghostwatch for its first ride on the Information Super-Highway... Hi, Stephen! So, what are your earliest memories of Ghostwatch ? My earliest memories were from the night itself – October 31 1992. Three of us were together at a friend’s house, Dinsdales – not his real name, but a nick-name taken from the chant of Spiny Norman in Monty Python’s Flying Circus ! We were just chilling; playing Sensible Soccer and Speedball 2 on the classic Amiga 1500 computer, an amazing machine that sadly was superseded quickly by PCs. Anyway, come nearly 9.30 we looked to see what was on and the BBC
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It's been so long since I last saw the fantastic Brit flick, Withnail & I , that I completely forgot about this little trivia tidbit. It goes without saying, it was real treat to catch the cult classic again on Film Four, recently. If you haven't done so already, I highly recommend you pick up a copy on DVD - if only to discover that at least one of Pipes' dozen cats was previously owned by Richard Griffith's character, Uncle Monty...