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A Tribute To Wes Craven (1939-2015)

Posted by Melanie Henson on  August 31, 2015

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Image: wescraven.com Remembering a Legend This past Sunday, horror appreciators everywhere received the sad news that Hollywood legend Wes Craven had passed away. The horror film master, who had been battling brain cancer, succumbed to his illness in his Los Angeles home on Aug. 30, 2015. He was 76. The world will remember Mr. Craven as the scream king who brilliantly brought us such classics as The Hills Have Eyes, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare and

Trick or Tween! How Old is Too Old to Go Trick-or-Treating?

Posted by Ophelia on  August 29, 2015

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  Last October, a friend and I went Halloween candy shopping together. As I tossed bag after extra large-size bag of candy into my cart, my friend stared at me. “Do you really need that much candy?” she asked. “I don’t want to have to run out again at nine o’clock at night for more candy for the stragglers,” I explained. “Oh,” she waved away, “it’s always the older kids who come later. I turn
Halloween has long been a time for pushing the envelope and exploring topics that would otherwise be taboo. With that in mind, it may not be so odd that Spirit Halloween has announced it will launch a Caitlyn Jenner  costume for the 2015 season. No surprise that a controversial subject is being capitalized on by a major retailer – but is it acceptable? The internet is blowing up with disagreements on the subject, but Spirit is standing behind
Image: extremepumpkins.com With Halloween on the horizon, neighborhoods everywhere will shortly be littered with big orange pumpkins. (What a welcoming and awesome sight!) Image: “Sad Pumpkin” by Michelle Milla In the weeks leading up to the holiday, the sight of these happy, silly, freaky or iconic faces will bring joy and excitement – leading up to the frenzy of The Big Day. However, come November 1, all of those pumpkins will – as if by
Image: Flickr/Trey Ratcliff What’s going on at the docked Queen Mary? Plenty – and it’s all coming from long-deceased guests who never checked out, according to reports. Visitors report thumps, childish giggles, and heart-stopping apparitions. Read on for a history of the ship, info on the annual Dark Harbor attraction, plus loads of spine-chilling ghost sighting tales to keep you up at night. * Long Beach, CA is home to creepy haunt, hotel and carnival

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