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Nadia Elkharadly: Superstition, Supernatural, Super…Creepy! Happy Halloween!

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on October 25, 2011 by segarini

It’s that time of year again.  The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air.  The days start later and end earlier.  One night you realize you need an extra blanket on your bed.  The tank tops and short shorts are packed away and out come the jeans, sweaters and boots.  And don’t even get me started on having to wear socks on a regular basis, I try to avoid that until at least November.  As much as I may try to avoid and deny it, fall is here.  Then I remember, fall’s not so bad.

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Segarini: All Hallows Week

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on October 24, 2011 by segarini

Halloween shows up again exactly one week from today. A holiday enjoyed by young and old alike, it is a great excuse to spend time with your kids, indulge your chocolate and sugar jones, or dress up like Freddy Krueger, Dracula, or Celine Dion, depending on just how scary you want to be. Here then, are some Halloween diversions, costume tips, and things to do leading up to next weeks celebration of witches, goblins, diabetes, and the undead.

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Geoff Pevere: Bankers or Boogymen: Which is Scarier?

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on October 21, 2011 by segarini

One of the interesting things about the horror movie is that it’s always been most popular with young audiences. It’s basically a teen genre, and I’ve only really come to understand why as I got older and found myself that much harder to scare. With age comes responsibility, and with responsibility comes a whole new world of terrifying. Instead of shuddering at the thought of ghosts, zombies, serial killers or poltergeists infiltrating your electronics, you sweat at whether you’ll make the bills or remember to lock the door. The real evil takes the form of bank statements and second thoughts.

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