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The Top 10 Best Haunted Attractions of 2015

"Netherworld" by Real Buried Treasure is licensed under CC BY 2.0

“Netherworld” by Real Buried Treasure is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Haunted attractions, also known as haunted houses, have become a multibillion-dollar industry attracting millions during the Halloween season. In the past, these attractions utilized simple scares and store-bought masks, but haunt enthusiasts have become much savvier during the past decade. For instance, many places now use Hollywood quality special effects and …

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The Regrouping Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 4.5

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The midseason finale of the Walking Dead Season 4 smashed the prison and scattered the survivors to the four winds. For the rest of the season, they struggle separately, and we have to ask what it was worse for them to lose: the walls of the prison, or each other? This half of the season is all about that need …

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The Returning Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 4

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Submitted by Corodon Fuller The Walking Dead Season 4 is where the tension that’s been growing through the whole series really starts to ripen. With the walls and fences of the prison between them and the zombies, the survivors actually have time to think about the people they’ve become. They have a chance to build a stable society, but are they …

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The Adopting Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 3.5

(SPOILERS) The Making of Episode 309 The Suicide King: Inside The Walking Dead

Submitted by Corodon Fuller Let’s pick up where we left off in The Denying Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 3.0. All the way in Season 5, in Alexandria, Deanna hears about the terrible things Rick has done to protect his family of survivors (adopted and otherwise). She shrugs, “Sounds like I want to be part of your family.” But who …

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The Denying Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 3

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Submitted by Corodon Fuller The Walking Dead Season 3 opens many hard months after the end of Season 2. It’s time to ask again, who are these people? But instead of peering into the survivors’ souls today, let’s take a look at the beards. The facial hair on The Walking Dead is a surprisingly clear window into the bearer’s mental state. …

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The Killing Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 2.5

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Submitted by Corodon Fuller The fifth season of The Walking Dead was full of blood, politics, and different shades of insanity. To really understand what’s going on, though, and what the survivors will have to deal with in Season 6, you have to look at Shane back in Season 2. To borrow from a recent episode title, what happened then is …

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The Hoping Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 2.0

The Walking Dead Season 2 is where the ensemble, the show’s real strength, start to come out of the woodwork. The plot… well, you can’t win them all.

Submitted by Corodon Fuller The initial havoc of the first season of The Walking Dead is behind us. Season 2 is where the ensemble—the show’s real strength—start to come out of the woodwork. The plot… well, you can’t win them all (but give it another season). The Greene farm hosts an awful lot of bickering, dickering, dithering, and dicking, but it …

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New Werewolf Movie Offers Horror Fans a ‘Howl’ of a Good Ride

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Ah, werewolf movies. Personally love the gratuitous exploitation of the lunar challenged but it’s damn hard to find good ones. Speaking of which, when’s the last time you’ve seen a decently terrifying flick about a lycan grace the big screen? American Werewolf in London? The Howling? Perhaps the Underworld franchise? The Wolfman? Off the silver screen there’ve been quite a …

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The Thinking Dead: Rewatching The Walking Dead Season 1

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Submitted by Corodon Fuller AMC’s The Walking Dead will be starting its sixth season this October. What’s made it one of the best things on TV almost all the way through has been its willingness to ask big questions. What does it mean to be a good person? What does it mean to survive? How much are these things worth? In …

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