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Halloween in NYC

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.31.2014 | New York
Joe Peyronnin

As daylight broke over New York's Upper East Side Friday morning it revealed a most eerie sight. There they were, hanging on railings, peeking through windows, resting on stoops, and climbing facades.

Goblins Are the New Outrage: Weird Gremlins Sweep the News

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 08.01.2014 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

A tide of reported goblin encounters that have swept the African mainstream alternate media in recent days left me astonished! Strange goblins are p...

An Interview with Nickelodeon's "Deadtime Stories" Writers Annette and Gina Cascone

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

it was clear from the get go that we were all in sync with what we envisioned for Deadtime Stories. We had the opportunity to talk about the story lines and the characters and what was feasible and not feasible with regard to filming

Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins and Other G Spots

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

On Halloween I usually conjure up run-of-the-mill ghosts, ghouls, and goblins to scare little kids away so I don't have to share my candy with them. This year, I've decided to actually contact a dead celebrity instead, to find out how they're enjoying their afterlife life. I figured G for Ghost, and double that for good luck.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when ghouls and goblins, witches and wizards and more than one superhero walk our streets - fill in your own joke. Yes, ...

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Hobbit entranced me in a way that made me forget about the technology and just plug into the movie itself. By the end, I wasn't even resenting the clunky 3D glasses.

Goblins of Greed and Gnome Roasting: An Alternative Thanksgiving Feast

Varla Ventura | Posted 01.19.2013 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

If you think of your family as alternatives to beasts and beings that could invade your house the rest of the year, you may find yourself particularity thankful this year.

Things That Go Bump in the Night-Before-Christmas

Varla Ventura | Posted 02.19.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

There are a number of traditions that are far more sinister than your usual red-suit wearing, welcome-lapped Santas. I'm not talking about those known "helper" elves or magical flying deer.

Unmasking Halloween and the Power of Anonymity

Sam Sommers | Posted 12.29.2011 | Parents
Sam Sommers

While there may be a variety of reasons why Halloween has come to be a time of pranks, mischief, and even more serious forms of misbehavior, disguise certainly plays a major role.