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Good Gourd! On Our Fascination With Pumpkins

What is it about those iconic orange gourds that brings us so much joy? Don’t miss Ally Russell’s paean to pumpkins. […]

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October 27, 2022 Miscellaneous

Horror Is Metal: The Bloody Neon Shimmer of Synthwave

In this edition of her column on music and horror, Meghan Ball looks at synthwave’s nostalgic horror DNA, from John Carpenter to Carpenter Brut. […]

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April 7, 2022 Miscellaneous

Fearful Felines: The Ten Spookiest Cats of Horror Fiction and Film

The horror genre has more than its fair share of spooky felines. In honor of Samhain, here are ten horror cats of film and page who deserve their eerie due.   […]

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October 28, 2021 Books, On Screen

Salem Prevails: A Remote Halloween Guide to Witch City, USA

Couldn’t make it to Salem this October? Let us guide you through a virtual multimedia Halloween tour of the Witch City! […]

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October 30, 2020 Books, Miscellaneous, On Screen

13 Halloween Vibes: A Playlist for Your Spooky Holiday Mood

13 spooky, vibe-y songs for a Halloween spent alone, dancing in your costume in the living room. […]

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October 28, 2020 Miscellaneous

Tales From the Backlist: From the Dust Returned is Ray Bradbury’s Underappreciated Masterpiece

From the Dust Returned is in many ways a culmination of Ray Bradbury’s entire body of work, at once creepy and comforting. […]

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October 28, 2020 Books

9 Halloween Horror Books Set in October

Obviously, October is the perfect horror reading month. That said, if you’re like me these days, you require a constant reminder of which month it is. Keeping track of time Read More » […]

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October 27, 2020 Books

Tales From the Backlist: Roger Zelazny Wrote the Best Halloween Novel You’ve Never Read

A Night in the Lonesome October, Roger Zelazny’s final novel, is a wild, funny, spooky celebration of the Halloween season. […]

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October 13, 2020 Books

Home Haunting: Halloween Inspiration for a Socially Distant Year

Get inspired for a socially distant Halloween with these documentaries, movies, and TV shows that’ll get you in the mood for some spooky decorating. […]

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October 7, 2020 Miscellaneous, On Screen

Five Post-Halloween Horror Reads

Halloween is over, but there’s still plenty of time to reach for a creepy read! Whether your taste runs to the psychological, the spectral, the gothic, or the weird, here’s Read More » […]

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November 11, 2019 Books