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  • Knott's Halloween Haunt 2013: Six new mazes and the return of Elvira

    Knott's Halloween Haunt 2013: Six new mazes and the return of Elvira
    Knott's Berry Farm will add six new haunted mazes for Halloween Haunt 2013 and bring back Elvira Mistress of the Dark for her first show at the Buena Park theme park in more than a decade. The 41st annual Knott's Scary Farm will start Sept. 26 and run...
  • Guillermo Del Toro's 'Simpsons' opening is horror fans' delight

    Guillermo Del Toro's 'Simpsons' opening is horror fans' delight
    Guillermo del Toro is a horror movie fanatic (just ask anyone who has been a guest at his memorabilia-filled home), and that genre love is on full display in the newly released opening sequence for the upcoming "Simpsons" Halloween episode, known as the...
  • Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Simpsons’ couch gag pays homage to horror

     
    Guillermo del Toro's couch gag for “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV” is nothing less than a love letter to […]...
  • Graphic Halloween decorations confuse Oklahomans

    Graphic Halloween decorations confuse Oklahomans
    There is a thin line between fantasy and reality, and in parts of Oklahoma, that separation is porous indeed,  especially around Halloween. A family in Mustang has gone big-time, decorating the yard and driveway with ghosts and tombstones. But the piece...
  • Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'

    Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'
    On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida. A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
  • Edgar Allan Poe statue may go up -- in Boston

    Edgar Allan Poe statue may go up -- in Boston
    In the long and fruitful afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe, the city of Boston is closer to celebrating the author as one of its own. The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston is hoping to install a bronze statue of Poe near Boylston and Charles Streets. In...
  • 'Dark Shadows': Lara Parker conjures 'Wolf Moon Rising,' TV memories

    'Dark Shadows': Lara Parker conjures 'Wolf Moon Rising,' TV memories
    Lara Parker played the woman everybody loved to hate on ABC's classic 1966-71 gothic horror daytime drama "Dark Shadows." As Angelique, the powerful, vengeful witch, she kept fans on edge as she played out a love/hate relationship with the tormented...
  • Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man' banned in North Carolina

    Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man' banned in North Carolina
    Ralph Ellison's novel "Invisible Man" has been banned from school libraries in Randolph County, N.C. The book is considered by many to be an masterful novel dealing with race in America. “I didn’t find any literary value,” said...
  • Elmore Leonard dies at 87; master of the hard-boiled crime novel

    Elmore Leonard dies at 87; master of the hard-boiled crime novel
    Elmore Leonard populated his novels with con men, hustlers and killers, with names like Chili, Stick and Ordell. He plunged readers into a sea of urban sleaze, spiking his tales with mordant humor and moral ambivalence. In stories often set in Detroit...
  • Richard Matheson dies: A look back at his big-screen legacy

     
    Science-fiction writer Richard Matheson died on Sunday at age 87, leaving a legacy of some of the best genre storytelling […]...
  • Throwing the book at 'Thieves of Book Row'

    Throwing the book at  'Thieves of Book Row'
    It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...