Macabre Blog – Talking about Wickedly Decadent items

Products added to the online store

by on May.16, 2020, under News

We just restored a BUNCH of purses and wallets as well as our handmade leather journal/sketch/spellbooks to our web store.
They were pulled down when the Governor of NV locked down the state and we could not access them.
They’re no longer hiding in our store, unreachable by the minions of Macabre Mercantile.

All our Black Craft Cult products are back online as well as many of our cute character cross body mini-bags, coffin wallets, and of course our favorite, the Baphomet plush backpack!

There are a lot of new products that Media Minion still has to put online and we’ll announce them once they’re on the site.

As a reminder, we can deliver in Vegas for FREE.
Shipping via USPS to Vegas and the rest of the country is as normal.

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Macabre COVID update

by on May.15, 2020, under News

Just to let you know, we were given access to our new store at the Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet in Las Vegas yesterday.
We pulled a bunch of items that had been removed from the website and we will be putting them BACK on the website this weekend.
If you’re in Vegas, you can order online and we’ll deliver to you for free, so it’s almost like regular shopping. Of course, we’re still shipping anywhere in the US.
We hope that the store will be opening within the next month but we don’t know the Governor’s timeline for indoor malls. We look forward to seeing you again, in person (separated by masks and gloves of course) but until then, we will continue to be here virtually doing our best to keep ourselves and you healthy and happy.
Stay wickedly decadent! We’ll see you soon.

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Brick and Mortar store is now closed

by on Jan.11, 2020, under News

Today was the last day that our brick and mortar location was open. We had a few repeat customers stop by and grab a couple of deals to hold them over. It was nice to connect with them and reassure them that we’re still going to try our best to be around for the Las Vegas goth and macabre community.

It’s a sad thing having to admit that you made a mistake in choosing your location but we did. The mall we chose does not draw casual shoppers. Everyone there is visiting for a specific purpose: eating lunch at a fast food place, getting fingerprints done or shopping for groceries. We really needed a mall that caters to the browsing shopper. We didn’t have the budget to do radio/TV/billboards which might have offset the location but as they say, the key to success is location, location, location and we chose a bad one.

We’re so happy to have had the customers that we did, but those who found us were not enough to keep paying the rent. We hope to be able to start serving our local shoppers again in the future at a new brick and mortar location but that probably won’t happen for at least another year unless we strike it rich someplace. In the meantime, our website is still live and we will be attending local and regional shows and conventions to bring our macabre and wickedly decadent items to the public.

We’re wounded but far from dead. Thank you all for your patronage and we look forward to rising from the grave to serve you again in the future. In the meantime make sure to join our mailing list to receive updates on where we will be appearing. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram or Twitter – whichever you prefer.

Keep an eye out for Media Minion’s efforts at creating macabre art over at

Also, our favorite author, Edmund de Wight, continues putting out creepy and action-packed books at

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We’re one of the Top 25 Macabre Blogs

by on Oct.11, 2019, under News

Hey, we were picked to be part of the Top 25 Macabre blogs on the Feedspot website. Visit the site and see who else got picked by the curator. 

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Macabre Mercantile Returns to the Grand Canyon

by on Sep.27, 2019, under News

We just can’t get enough of the Grand Canyon. The Macabre staff returned to the south rim of the canyon this past week for a few days of camping and sightseeing.
It was just as beautiful as we remembered from our last trip and we had a few new surprises.
Media Minion discovered a short trail down to a rock outcrop below the rim to take some wonderful shots. Somehow he managed to not take a long dive to the bottom of the canyon – the trail was rather craggy, steep and covered in loose gravel so it was a bit treacherous.
Our Dark Mistress actually did battle with her fear of heights and approached a rim overlook. She got within 10 feet of the rim which is amazing for someone with a phobia of heights.

Our Hellhound Kali got up an close and personal view of a bull elk who walked right through our camp, luckily she was so perplexed by what this huge creature was that she stayed still and silent. The video at the end of the pictures captures him wandering through.
In fact, we had an entire family of elk wandering around us every day. We saw a bull and 3 full-grown females along with 2 very young ones. It was amazing watching them wander by, often as close as 10-20 feet from where we stood. At one point another younger male came wandering over and after a lot of trumpeting the older, larger bull chased him around the campground and off into the distance. It was like being in a Disney nature video.
We even caught one of the babies getting a quick lunch from mom.

At some point we want to visit the North Rim, but with winter coming it’s about to close for the season so probably next year.

Oh, the reason there’s a picture of food and some people included is that we were having lunch of some sushi and suddenly realized that a busload of Japanese tourists were offloading behind us. It made us giggle because, well, we’re four years old mentally sometimes.

Here are a few pictures we shot and a video of the bull elk. Enjoy.
As always, you can click on the image for a larger version. The panorama shot was left full size and is well worth popping open.


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Bull Elk wandering through our campsite

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