Tag Archives: Halloween

Who’s scarier, Freddie Krueger or Philip Roth?


Reassessing an odd work of fiction, because I need a break from the mainstream media’s “facts”: Novels and movies about ghosts and ghoulies are supposed to be scary but rarely are. If you want to enjoy a Halloween story that … Continue reading

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Music to haunt you on Halloween


There are at least three varieties of scary songs — novelty numbers, done for laughs; songs that have dark lyrics but aren’t all that scary; and songs (“compositions” is a better word) that actually sound scary and give you the … Continue reading

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