Be a sailor, possibly in New York, but not get laid…

OK, nobody really likes the Rubies Ghostbusters costumes with the inflatable proton-pack (though the little kid costumes are pretty cute – how did we miss those?) and the sexy Ghostbusters aren’t exactly a big hit with the hardcore ghostheads either… so how about Mr. Stay-Puft?

This costume, which will be available for sale August 31st (some list it as September 14th), comes in a Men’s and a Boy’s size (suggested retail price of $49.99 and $29.99 respectively), but let’s be honest, those are fine as Women’s and Girl’s sizes too. The head mask isn’t the best, but the inflatable body suit (it actually uses a small battery operated fan, similar to the lawn decoration) is an ambitious idea.

Know what your lawn needs this Halloween? 8 foot tall Stay Puft.

Big thanks to Matt Rude for the heads up on this Morbid Enterprises listing at Big Bad Toy Store – an eight and a half foot tall inflatable Stay Puft. Screw the inflatable pumpkin or witch on the lawn – we all need this. Well, I need this.

Currently BBTS.com is taking pre-orders at $99.99 (hmmm. Now I know why people always get the pumpkin), and while no due date is apparent, they have it listed for a Q3 release, which would put it at September, at the latest – right on time for Halloween!

Zombie Pumpkins releases free Zuul pattern for Ghostheads!

FREE STENCIL!
Over the last few years, Zombie Pumpkins (THE place to get Halloween pumpkin stencils and pumpkin carving tools and accessories) has been adding Ghostbusters themed stencils to their archive of 238 (!!) stencils. Starting with a Slimer, ZP honcho and pumpkin arteest Ryan Wickstrand added a Mr. Stay-Puft last year and this year he has added a terror-ific Vinz Clortho in Terrordog form.

But what good is a Vinz without a Zuul, you say? AH HA! Prepare for the awesome!

Ryan is making his Zuul stencil available for free to all Ghostheads via this special, Ghostheads only portal!

CLICK HERE TO GET THE STENCIL!

While you’re there, you should check out the other stencils, as he has a variety of TV, Film, even children’s stencils.

Great, you say, a free stencil, but I have to pay for the rest? Yup, but ZP has a variety of options – for a mere two bucks you can get yourself any two stencils. $20 gets you access to every stencil on the site and helps raise money for the Treehouse foster child charity. Two bucks is nothing and twenty bucks is a great value that raises money for charity! And there are a variety of options in between to suit you!

I WANT TO WIN SOMETHING! You say…

No problem. Go check out the stencils and tell us your favorites in comments below, and I will enter your name into a draw for a Monster Harvest membership! But act now, as I will make the draw this Friday (giving you lots of time to go cut a swath through a pumpkin patch before Halloween)!

Zombie Pumpkin adds second Ghostbusters pumpkin pattern!

Zombie Pumpkins, an online pumpkin carving site, is gearing up for the Fall season. To celebrate Halloween and the 25th Anniversary of Ghostbusters, they’ve added a patterm of Mr. Stay-Puft. This is in addition to their Slimer pattern, which has been available for a few years now. Zombie Pumpkins has a sizable selection of free patterns, but the bulk of the patterns, including the two from Ghostbusters, are subscription based, which helps support the site.

Now before you get all mopey and complainy, they offer a selection of pricing – $2 will get your two patterns. So, for two bucks you can get both Ghostbusters patterns. How easy is that? But with 200+ patterns, you might want to consider upping the ante – 25 patterns for $5, 207+ patterns for $10, and $20 gets you 207+, 10 bonus patterns, and it supports a charity. And their store of pumpkin carving supplies is THE pumpkin carving website for the Halloween season.