NSFW Creepy Crate Review + Coupon – Spring 2019
Creepy Crate is a bi-monthly subscription box for fans of true crime and horror. Every other month Creepy Crate sends a variety of wearables, books, desk accessories, games, and collectibles inspired by serial killers, horror movies, and well, anything creepy!
UPDATE: Content Warning – FYI this review includes photographs of products with morbid content including crime scene/corpse images.
This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
About Creepy Crate
The Subscription Box: Creepy Crate
The Cost: $39.99 every other month + shipping. Save with longer subscriptions.
The Products: Collectibles, wearables, desk accessories, games, and books inspired by serial killers, horror movies, and anything creepy. Box generally is a $50 value!
Ships to: the US for $5.00, Canada for $10.00, and International for $20.00
This month has a variety of true-crime-based items and merchandise from the Death Becomes Us True Crime Festival!
“Partners in Wine” Wine Glass Set (Limited Edition) — Retail Value for set of 2 for $30, on sale for $25
These wine tumblers are a real SCREAM! These glasses are not only serving me wine, but a bit of Joan Crawford from the cult horror movie, Strait- Jacket, REALNESS! I was impressed with how well these glasses were packed as well– as you can see, they arrived to me in flawless condition! I don’t drink wine much these days, but maybe I will sip a bit of seltzer from these regardless. I just love the design and style of these glasses so much! If you do too these glasses can be purchased individually, in pairs, or in sets of four on the Creepy Crate site!
Death Becomes Us Tote Bag
Death Becomes Us is a true-crime-themed festival that will be taking place in November in D.C. this year! I have never heard of it, but I am mighty tempted to check it out possibly! This tote is an exclusive from the last festival. This canvas tote is lightweight, but ample in its size! I am definitely toting this one along to grocery shop at Aldi or to carry records in if I have a DJ gig. The style is also really simple and not extremely overt or gory, which I also appreciate. I will be using this tote quite a bit!
BTK Security System Sticker (Limited Edition)
This tongue in cheek sticker even made me shudder a bit, I won’t lie. It is a spoof of the ADT security logo that BTK strangler/murderer, Dennis Rader, was employed through. Rader had ten victims over the course of seventeen years between 1974 to 1991. He eventually got imprisoned in 2005, but the horrors Rader committed live on.
Evil Has a Name by Paul Holes, Free Audiobook Download — Retail Value $21.83
If you too have been fascinated by the case of the Golden State Killer written about in Michelle McNamara’s book, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, then this is a must-listen Audible book! This Audible exclusive delves deep into the continued investigation of Joseph James DeAngelo. It is written and narrated by the forensic criminologist that helped crack the case, Paul Holes! This is immensely compelling and absorbing!
Black Dahlia Coasters (Limited Edition)
Another Death Becomes Us exclusive included in this box were these coasters featuring none other than Elizabeth Short aka The Black Dahlia. The case of her horrifying murder still haunts and captivates the masses seventy-two years after Short’s gruesome and untimely passing. These coasters show the two faces of Elizabeth: alive and glamorous on the left and at her autopsy post mortem on the right. What a heartbreaking case, to say the least. The coasters themselves are made from a thin, yet sturdy recycled cardboard material.
“Dead Like Us” Pin
I LOVE this pin. It is on the smaller side, but I like that it is not ostentatious as some in my collection. It is morbid, but cute. This enamel, gold-plated pin may be an inch at most in height. This will look great styled with a variety of enamel pins on a jean or leather jacket or look great alone on a lapel or suit jacket for a more delicate and understated look.
This book details the Easter weekend murders of Veronica Gedeon, a commercial and Pulp novel cover model, and her mother and a boarder. The case was all over the newspapers in NYC back in 1937 when the slayings occurred. This is a fascinating read that takes you to post-depression New York and into the mind of the brilliant madman that committed these atrocities.
Verdict: Creepy Crate continues to deliver all that is macabre in horror-themed pieces and true crime alike! I loved the Audible book, Partners in Wine glasses, enamel pin, and Death Becomes Us tote best from this box—but let’s face it, it is all ways a great success. In addition, for all that you get from this box monthly—it is a fantastic value! I only had the retail value of three pieces of the seven included and they totaled up to $65.29! That is a fantastic deal considering the box is $39.99! This is a great gift for a horror/true crime fan, or heck, get it for yourself and give what you don’t like to friends. This is a spooky good time!
To Wrap Up:
Your box will ship on the 15th of every other month. Please order by the 7th to get the current box.
Value Breakdown: This box costs $29.99 + $5 shipping, which means that each of the 6 items in the box has an average cost of $5.83.
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