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Get Psyched for Halloween (#2)

Here are six things guaranteed to spook you:

1. Happy Birthday, Mr. Poe
Recounts a sighting of the ghost of you-know-who.

2. Havoc, In Its Third Year by Ronan Bennett
No ghosts, per se, but this is one of the most haunting books I’ve ever read. Finished it more than two years ago and I still get the willies whenever I think about it.

3. Real Vampires with Brad Steiger
Episode #106 of the Paranormal Podcast with Jim Harold. Apparently ‘real-life’ blood-suckers are far more terrifying than their Hollywood counterparts.

4. Let the Right One In, based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist.
An exquisitely disturbing vampire film I watched at Seanan’s house the last time I was in Tipperary. I have yet to read the book, but I hear it’s amazing.

5. “A Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter” by Sheridan Le Fanu. I know I’ve posted this one before, but gosh, is it good. (Or listen to it at Librivox.)

6. A Voice in the Attic, another gem from Castle of Spirits. I’ve posted this one before too, because it is seriously frightening.

1 Comment to Get Psyched for Halloween (#2)

  1. Kate's Gravatar Kate
    November 11, 2009 at 2:10 am | Permalink

    Something else to get you spooked (a little late): At the law school at Maryland they open up the catacombs which are underneath the school on Halloween. How creepy is it to think that I'm learning the laws of the land above catacombs?!

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