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“My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.” Emo Philips

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To allow or not to allow – self-preservation, racism or selfishness?

The longest part of this post was the title; I didn’t know if I should be direct, subtle or what. You can see that I decided to go all out and be direct. This story popped into my inbox today, courtesy of a lovely lawyer friend of mine who works with immigration cases. A personal… Read More To allow or not to allow – self-preservation, racism or selfishness?

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Reprise: The Car in the Fog

Just for today, I thought I’d dig out this short story, already posted on this blog but definitely worthy of being read just about now, as the little monsters and goblins are prowling the streets in search of candy… Ah, the life of a college student. It makes it a lot easier on me to… Read More Reprise: The Car in the Fog

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From Wired.com: Vintage Pics Capture ‘Halloween in the Time of Cholera’

“An obsessive-compulsive collector shares his fascination with vintage Halloween photographs, using Flickr to impart these haunting images. “My theme is ‘Halloween in the Time of Cholera,’” collector Steven Martin told Wired.com in an e-mail interview. “The idea being that people back then were probably on a more intimate level with death — and that would… Read More From Wired.com: Vintage Pics Capture ‘Halloween in the Time of Cholera’

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Top 10 Halloween Reads

For those of you who are going to be waiting at the door for kids to come by, you can always indulge in a little bit of reading to go with the candy you are going to be keeping for yourself (come on, we all do). Here are a couple of reading suggestions for you… Read More Top 10 Halloween Reads

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Top 10 scary movies

I should start by saying that I don’t like gore-fests, so if you are looking for a list of scary movies heavy on the gore… You aren’t in the right place. So here are, according to me, myself and I, the top 10 scary but not gory stories of all time (or at least until… Read More Top 10 scary movies

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Cute Baby Halloween Costumes

Who said Halloween only had to be creepy? Check out these adorable baby costumes! Below: And I thought Car Freshners were a sore eye – apparently not all of them, and certainly not this one! Below: This is one soft and cuddly pumpkin – who would have thought… Below: Do the Tootsie Roll with this… Read More Cute Baby Halloween Costumes

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Best Halloween-worthy X-files episodes

You really didn’t think I could resist the temptation, today of all days, to plug in my favorite show of all times? Ah, The X-files – best show ever, especially if one wants a great creep out session. The show had two sets of episodes: the ones that have to do with its mythology, involving… Read More Best Halloween-worthy X-files episodes

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Halloween – Ghost pictures!

What’s Halloween without a couple of ghost-related posts. Since it’s still pretty early in the day (is it 7 yet?), I took it easy and just went browsing for some ghost pictures. Here are a couple bound to cause at least one little shiver ;). Below: The chair belonged to the baby’s grandfather, who passed… Read More Halloween – Ghost pictures!

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HALLOWEEN!!!!!

Ah. The best time of the year. Shorter days, damper weather, chilly breezes – time to start bundling up again. And what better accompaniment to that hot chocolate than a good creepy book or movie? In the spirit of things, I have decided to post a couple of random lovely little Halloween related posts. I’m… Read More HALLOWEEN!!!!!