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SurfTheChannel Owner Sentenced For Contempt Of Court.

Dark Shadows marathon Thanksgiving Day on Chiller TV (1991 version). Unfortunately, I don’t have that channel.

1987 Marvel Comics Parade Float.

The classic clip from the Thanksgiving episode of WKRP.

Turkey Day Stream From Rifftrax.

Comics Alliance’s Guide To Black Friday/Cyber Monday Bargains.

CA Classic: Batman In The Worst Thanksgiving Ever.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Make Great Holiday Gifts.

The Best Comics To Give This Holiday Season.

The Best Gifts for Action Figure Addicts and Collectors of Collectibles.

Amazing, Experimental Science Gifts That You Can Make Or Buy.

Gift Guide: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman Box Set.

From Hero Complex: Holiday gift guide 2012: The Hobbit, Star Wars, superheroes, and more.

CA Classic: The Superhero Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons of Nedroid.

Mimoco Reveals Star Trek Mimobot Flash Drives.

Great E-Mail Threads: The JLA Work On Thanksgiving.

Fan Creation: Real Ghostbusters inspired Slimer sculpt.

Motion Poster For The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Jamie Lee Curtis’ one time only Halloween Panel at HorrorHound Weekend 2012.

The Implications of Amazing Spider-Man #698.

New VOD Title From Rifftrax: Tourist Trap.

Revisiting Torchwood: Gwen Cooper.

Sherlock Holmes Celebrates 125 Years.

The Line It Is Drawn #116—A Very Tarzan Thanksgiving.

Two Clips From The Dark Knight Rises Bonus Features.

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: Top Ten Comic Book Villains.

Education finally gets serious about the undead apocalypse with this Zombie Scholarship.

The Hobbit Reread: Chapter 2, ‘Roast Mutton.’

The 20 Best Cliffhangers Ever Shown On Science Fiction Or Fantasy TV.

Hitchcock Movie Clip #5.

Hitchcock Movie Clip #6.

The trailer for Ripper Street.

Hey Kids, Comics Podcast, Season 1, Episode 19: Blackest Night 3.

It looks as though I’m finished with the Yuletide story. It’s currently in the middle of its first beta reading—once that’s done, I’ll see about getting a second beta reader to check it over.
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How ISPs will do ‘six strikes’: Throttled speeds, blocked sites.

Dreamwidth: Imported content removal tool.

Ding-Dong The Twinkie’s Dead.

Doctor Who’s Christmas Special Prequel: The Great Detective.

Doctor Who: Christmas Special: Title Revealed.

First Pic Of The Doctor And New Companion In Christmas Special.

The comic book periodic table of elements.

Marvel Minimates Series 50 Fan Poll Results.

12 Comics That Should Never Become Live Action Movies

One-Of-A-Kind Fleischer Superman Statue.

Halloween Costume Contest Winner: Gozer.

Burnham Orchestrates Mars Attacks The Real Ghostbusters.

The Cabin In The Woods Monsters: Behind The Scenes.

Mockingbird Lane Concept Art Reveals Different Looks For Herman and Eddie Munster.

Best Art Ever (This Week)—November 16th.

Exclusive First Casting News For Fright Night 2; Story Details.

Neil Gaiman in Pittsburgh: Stardust memories, reading from new novel and Doctor Who secrets.

Interview: Terry Pratchett on his latest novel, his medical diagnosis and more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #393.

BBC America’s Winter Trailer.

The Wolverine Live Chat.

John Romita Sr. - With Great Power Extended Interview

Gallery of over 100 beautiful vintage movie posters on the auction block.

Classic Educational TV Programs That Still Rock Today.

MTV Geek’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For The Batman Fan.

This Day In Horror: Night of the Comet.

8 of the most frustratingly bad media tie-in videogames ever.

Movie Issues Podcast: Jurassic Park III (2001).

Now Playing Podcast: Casino Royale (2006)
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Most SOPA/PIPA Supporters Survive The Election.

Rapidshare Limits Public Download Traffic To Drive Away Pirates.

Vertigo Cancel Hellblazer; DC Announce Constantine.

Arrow Exclusive: Farscape And Stargate SG-1’s Ben Browder To Play DC Comics Character Ted Gaynor.

Exploring The Seeds Sewn In DC’s New 52 #0’s.

Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel Goes 3D.

Bizarro Back Issues: The Dubious Election of President Batman (2009).

What Has DC Comics Done To Alfred?

Sesame Street to air hurricane special.

Hasbro Denies Recent Disney Acquisition Rumors.

The Hobbit TV Spot #4—the Extended Version.

Four New Banners For The Hobbit: An Expected Journey Released.

Burn Notice renewed for shorter seventh season.

Boy Meets World sequel: Plot Details.

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Trailer.

Harvey Kurtzman Estate and Al Feldstein File to Regain Classic EC Copyrights.

Dark Shadows Alumni Return In Mabuse Remake. The original series actors that are involved include: Jerry Lacy, Kathryn Leigh Scott, and Lara Parker.

Marty McFly Is Bewildered By What He Sees In 2015.

A Sci-Fi Television Viewer’s Guide To Science Fiction Books.

From Cracked: 6 Iconic Movie Scenes That Happened By Accident.

Bram Stoker books celebrated by Google Doodle.

Bram Stoker At 165.

Blu-Ray Deal: The Mel Brooks Collection.

The Great Stephen King Reread: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

The Line It Is Drawn #114—Disney Welcomes Star Wars To The Family.

How It Should Have Ended: Casino Royale.

Edward Scissorhands Plush.

Random Roles: Mark Hamill revisits Sushi Girl, Batman, and The Simpsons.

A mysterious, giant hand rises from the Chilean desert.

GBFans 2012 Halloween Contest Voting Now.

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About James Bond.

Jurassic Park 3D—Official Trailer.

Hitchcock: Behind The Scenes Featurette.

Junk Food Dinner Podcast, Episode #134: The Core (2003), Straw Dogs (2011), and Grizzly II: The Predator: The Concert (1983).

Mission Log Podcast #14: Episode 14—Balance of Terror.
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Flooded NY data centers survive Sandy on generator power, fuel deliveries.

Megaupload Publishes Deal To Counter U.S. Extortion Claims.

Paypal Security Holes Expose Customer Card Data, Personal Details.

How Well Do You Know Bewitched?

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on Nothing But The Night.

Dwayne Johnson was The Hulk for Halloween.

Marc Webb Talks Jamie Foxx As Electro In The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Honest Trailers: The Amazing Spider-Man.

Fairly Legal Cancelled After Two-Season Run.

1980s Video Game Castle Wolfenstein To Become Feature Film.

Animators Carve ‘Teen Titans Go’ Halloween Pumpkins.

Brendan Fraser will not be in TNT’s Legends after all.

The Whovian Prayer.

Tim Burton Does Doctor Who.

Wolverine Set Photos.

10 Ways To Avoid Being Killed By A Horror Movie Monster.

20 Things We’d Never Do Thanks To Horror Movies.

10 Must-See Horror Movies You’ve Never Heard Of.

Brian Lumley’s Necroscope Headed To The Big Screen?

Comic Book Legends Revealed #391.

First Photo of Arrow’s Huntress Released.

Will Martian Manhunter Appear In The Next Episode of Arrow?

Postcards From Collinwood.

From the people that brought you Mega Shark vs, Giant Octopus comes…Sharknado.

14 New Character Posters For The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir Ian McKellan And Patrick Stewart Save The Park Theatre With The Hobbit Screenplay.

First Look: TNG Movie Event Trailer.

Top 10 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes.

Mission Log Podcast #13: Episode 13: The Conscience of the King.

The Midnight Movie Commentary: Back to the Future.

More drama around here, as my sister is sent to the hospital. She apparently decided (please don’t ever ask or comment about this, this is just how she is, despite being four years older than me) that it would be a smart move to eat or drink absolutely nothing for almost a week, because she just didn’t want to. And we couldn’t convince her to. And when Mom spotted that my sister’s legs were swollen from something like the knee down to the ankle, she was sent to the hospital. Currently diagnosed (as you’d expect after a week) with dehydration and malnutrition. Oh, and for a while someone thought she had Impetigo, but no. It's just acne.

I believe (and Mom agrees) she’s situated one floor above where Nellie is currently dying, but the nurses aren’t allowed to tell Mom the exact room number, due to doctor-patient confidentiality. She’s trying to get it from a neighbor, who is currently at work.
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Fandom Aid seeks to help raise money for survivors of Hurricane Sandy with an auction.

Both Paid and Permanent Accounts will be cancelled by Livejournal. If the latter has already been purchased, they will not be lost.

Holiday Wishes 2012 is coming.

Top 10 Yuletide fanfic requests.

The Bat Family Christmas Exchange.

31 Days of Horror: Halloween / Halloween II / Halloween III: Season of the Witch.

The Line It Is Drawn #113—Happy Halloween

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #2-1.

There was a Twitter account dedicated to tracking the progress of Michael Meyers as he slaughtered his way through Haddonfield, Illinois last night. And one for Dr. Sam Loomis as he tracks him. They only dealt with the first two movies.

Dracula vs. Frankenstein vs. reality: 13 horror posters scarier than their movies.

Is Horror Too Scary For Broadcast TV?

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 13.

The haunted building from Ghostbusters is for sale, for all your Gozer-worshipping needs. The asking price is…$35 million.

The Desk Where Bram Stoker Created Dracula Is Hitting The Auction Block.

X-Men animation cells to be auctioned online December 1st.

The Great Stephen King Reread: The Shining.

Your First Good Look At The Necronomicon From The Evil Dead Remake.

Silvestri and Hawkins On Two Decades of Top Cow, Part 2.

P:R Approved: Luc Latulippe’s Firestar.

Kia Motors unveils four Justice League inspired cars.

Andrew Dunbar will play Firefly on Arrow.

Exhibit looks at comic book censorship.

24 Things We Learned From The Frankenstein Commentary.

Evil Dead Cabin Hat.

Francis Lawrence To Direct The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2.

George Lucas Will Donate Most of the 4.05 Billion From Star Wars Deal.

MPAA Officially Passes PG-13 Rating For Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two.

The Ed Brubaker Captain America Exit Interview.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 272: The 5th Anniversary.

The JV Club #35: Amy Acker.

Weinberg’s House of Horrors, Episode 10: Love For Lovecraft.

We didn’t get a single trick-or-treater last night, pretty much as I expected. They were doing half a dozen Trunk-or-Treats at various churches, had a roped off section downtown for safe trick-or-treating, and a fall festival at another church. Also, a traffic jam near my area, thanks to K-Mart (a few blocks from me) hosting a Safe Halloween, and passing out candy there.
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Sandy’s Impact: State By State.

Old skeleton found in tree uprooted by Sandy.

The Comic Industry Faces Sandy Through Twitter.

Thanks to [ profile] aralias for spotting this one: If this is true, then it appears as though Livejournal plans to cancel paid accounts in the spring.

[ profile] evilawyer has a brief tutorial on how to cross-post from Dreamwidth to Livejournal. As always, for those that want to leave for Dreamwidth, my username is the same there as it is on LJ. Feel free to add me—or let me know if I haven’t already added you to the circle.

Yuletide Sign-Ups Close At 8 PM CST. I eventually replaced Indiana Jones with The Mummy on the fandoms I’m offering for Yuletide. If I weren’t afraid I would be forced to write a story with Mutt in it, I would have thrown Indiana Jones into the Bucket List section.

Gmail Makes It Easier To Compose Emails With New Function.

This Is Halloween.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Return of the Living Dead.

Longbox of the Damned: Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #31 of 31: It! The Terror From Beyond Space.

Rare Halloween Videos: Halloween Party and Safety Videos.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Return of the Living Dead (1985).

24 hours of horror with Joe Dante. He has great taste in horror films.

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on Horror Express.

Meta Horror Sequels.

Bored at a Halloween party? Time for some secret Pumpkin Tetris.

This Joker pumpkin is simply…smashing.

Watermelon Krang O’Lantern.

Spooky Stories: 10 Comics To Get In The Halloween Spirit.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 12.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Jennifer-Lynn Hayden (Jade/Green Lantern).

Disney Buys LucasFilm For $4 Billion, Announces New Star Wars Movie For 2015.

Dark Horse Comics Reacts To Disney’s Star Wars Purchase.

Bryan Singer Confirmed To Direct X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Let’s Have One More Ghostbusters 3 Update, Seeing As Sony Are In Money Trouble And All.

The Real Ghostbusters Unofficial Complete Series Companion.

A Superman insignia pumpkin.

Two stills from Frankenstein’s Army.

What Is Scarier Than Vampires? Disco Vampires.

25 awesome spooky movies

Bizarro Back Issues: The Existential Dread of Halloween on Bizarro World.

Stephanie Brown Batgirl Returns To DC In Lil Gotham Digital Specials.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Episode 10, Season 2: Thomas Jane.

Robot Chicken: The Prime Directive.

The Cinefiles—Neo Grindhouse.

James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Not An Animated Film.

P:R Approved: Katsuhiro Otomo’s Batman

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #6-5.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #4-3.

Major Spoilers Costume Contest 2012: Meet The Finalists.

Best Art Ever (This Week)—Halloween 2012.

From Cracked: The 8 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 4).

Doctor Who’s Ten Most Horrifying Moments.

DC Histories: Wally West.

Kaleidoscope buys international rights to release Much Ado About Nothing.

How Dark Shadows brought the supernatural to television drama.

A History of Censorship, Halloween Edition: War of the Worlds.

New poster for Oz: The Great And Powerful.

Promo art for The Woman In Black: Angel of Death.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 61: Ghostbusters.

Forgotten Flix Podcast #85: Halloween (1978)

Pulp Nightmare: Pulp Commentary—Halloween II (1981).

JoBlo Movie Podcast: Halloween II (1981) Commentary

Junk Food Dinner Podcast #133: Halloween II (1981), The Day After Halloween (1979), and Night of the Demons (1988).

F This Movie Podcast: The Nightmare On Elm Street Franchise.

Comic Issues Podcast #90: Vampirism.

Now Playing Podcast: License To Kill (1989)

Monster Movie Podcast Episode 26.

Earth Station One Podcast, Episode 134 Bonus: Earth Station Boo.
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My thoughts go out to everyone being affected by Hurricane Sandy. Everyone still dealing with it and the aftermath of it on my friends list, please do whatever you can to try to stay safe.

Hurricane Sandy Topples New York Data Center, Gawker, Gizmodo. Io9 was hosted there as well.

The altered Livejournal friends page is now in beta testing. To say nobody is happy with this development would be an understatement.

Insanejournal has a problem with delayed notifications right now (and graphic porn in their ads, which Squeaky is working on correcting).

31 Days of Horror: Trick ‘r Treat / Terror Train / The Funhouse.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #30 of 31: Dario Argento’s Deep Red.

Longbox of the Damned: Blackest Night.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1982: Trick Or Treats.

10 Childhood Halloween Specials No Longer On TV.

This Year’s Halloween Discovery: Grave of the Vampire.

You Don’t Know Poe: 10 Weird Things About Edgar Allan Poe.

When the TV stars of 1979 saved Halloween with a little kitsch.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 11.

Real Ghostbusters art from Kizer Stone.

Props from Ghostbusters Universal Studios Spooktacular Show now on eBay.

Comic Con to stay in San Diego through 2016.

The Wolverine to be released in 3D.

The first official poster for The Wolverine.

P:R Approved: Alex Mitchell’s Jidaigeki X-Men.

Phil Jimenez Jumps From Fairy Tales To Scary Tales.

Top 5 DC Villains Without Powers (Who Aren’t The Joker or Lex Luthor).

Frank Grillo to play Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Tales From The Code: Whatever Happened To The Amazing Amazon—Wonder Woman Bound By Censorship.

The entirety of Mockingbird Lane can be viewed on NBC’s website.

Scandal and The Neighbors Receive Full Seasons From ABC.

Save the bridge! A behind the scenes look at the project to restore the Enterprise D bridge.

Author L.J. Smith on writing and losing the Vampire Diaries series.

The Teaser Poster For Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters.

Monkeybrain Comics donating November profits to Hero Initiative.

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #177: It’s Halloween! Which comics character do you want to celebrate with?

Doctor Who News: BBC Announces A Host of Books For 2013.

8 Surprising Details About The Hellish Production Of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

New Community Starts On November 9th…In Canada.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 82: Bless The Child (2000)

The Two True Freaks Podcast’s Halloween Special: The Haunted Mansion

I finally managed to locate season 1 (season 2 is easily found on the WB’s website) of Pushing Daisies, and rewatched large chunks to refresh my memory. So I can place the series back into my fandom offerings for Yuletide.

So after the last of the reshuffling, the fandoms I’m offering (unless I trade out The Mummy for Indiana Jones again) are: Fright Night (1985), Back to the Future, The Mummy series, Ghostbusters, Pushing Daisies, Addams Family (1991). And the Bucket List includes: Van Helsing (2004), Mockingbird Lane, Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, Anno Dracula Series—Kim Newman, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996, A Study In Emerald—Neil Gaiman, Mannequin, Soapdish (1991), Addams Family (tv 1964).

Just received word from Donna that we’ve hit the end of the road with Nellie and her pancreatic cancer. She’s in the hospital now, having refused hospice at home. Hospice is apparently (didn’t realize they did that in the hospital) just across the hall from her current room in the hospital, so they plan to move her over there.

Finally heard from Phillip (Mom’s brother)—where he’s at, Sandy didn’t dump too much. He’s currently just outside the zone where it would be, so he only received high winds. Meanwhile, all family in Louisiana are fine as of the last anyone heard, since it didn’t go there.
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For all those in the path of the Hurricane Sandy and everything else in its wake, please try to stay safe.

Rapidshare Removes Piracy Deterring Slowdowns.

Random House and Penguin announce merger.

31 Days of Horror: The Exorcist/The Omen.

Horror Education of the Week: John Carpenter’s Halloween.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: The New Teen Titans #3 (1984)

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on Taste The Blood Of Dracula.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Puppetmaster (1989).

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Brain Damage.

Longbox of the Damned: The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #18.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #29 of 31: Bloody Birthday.

Rare Halloween Videos: 2009: Spooky Bats and Scaredy Cats.

Top 10 Ridiculous Horror Movie Creatures.

The 20 Most Unintentionally Terrifying Movies Of All Time.

Thirteen Horror Anthologies You Might Have Missed.

Fright Night Sequel Gearing Up For Production In Romania?

Dark Shadows Picture of the Week.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 10.

Matt Smith interview: Doctor Who, Walking Dead, and Breaking Bad.

Skyfall Opens To $77.7 Million Internationally.

Here’s Joss Whedon discussing the possible zombie apocalypse if Romney wins. Funny. Whedonesque discusses it here.

Interview: Joss Whedon, Actor.

Superman on TV: October 29th to November 4th.

Stained Glass Window Ash T-Shirt.

Unsolved Mysteries created scary TV without even meaning to.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #8-7.

Comics Alliance Reviews BloodRayne (2005), Part Two.

Superman—Bad Days—Episode 4.

Move over Van Helsing, there’s a new terrible fairy tale flick—Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) October 29th.

Young Justice Confirmed Joining Boomerang Line-Up Starting November 2012.

Jewel Staite answers more fan questions for Blastr.

Movie Issues Podcast: Poltergeist (1982).

Tysto Commentary Podcast: Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Film Sack Podcast #137: Hellraiser.

Retroist Podcast—Episode 122: Teen Wolf.

And now, a Halloween meme--I’m just spreading it for everyone else to grab, and not really participating.

In honor of All Hallow's Eve, I'm inviting trick-or-treaters to my 'door.' Comment "trick-or-treat" to this post and...well, you know the drill. Treats can be anything that strikes my fancy (fave actors or pairings, one sentence fics, graphics, a few words why I'm glad to have you on my flist, etc. etc.).
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31 Days of Horror: The Shining/The Changeling.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: 80’s Rerun—The Terminator.

Longbox of the Damned: Goosebumps Graphix #2.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #28 of 31: Vampyr (1932).

Night of the Creeps and Monster Squad Movie/Blu-Ray review.

The next movie for Svengoolie is Curse of the Werewolf.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1998: The Worst Witch—A Mean Halloween.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 9.

Skull Watch, 1780.

5 horror movies so gruesome, the makers were investigated for cruelty and murder.

Who needs to sleep ever again? Listen to the Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark audiobook.

Top 10 80’s Horror Movies.

Halloween Songs From Grade School Days.

In this Dark Knight fan film, Bane frees the inmates of Arkham.

The Abandoned An’ Forsaked—Even Kitty Pryde’s Dad Is Involved In X-Men Retcons?

The review of Mockingbird Lane from Io9’s review of Mockingbird Lane.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #20-18.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #17-15.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #14-12.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #11-9.

Russell T. Davies Talks Wizards Vs. Aliens.

Batman: The Animated Series Rewatch: Two Face: Part 1 and 2.

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere Podcast, Episode 47: Re: Vampires.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 60: Phantasm II (1988)

I’m currently watching the original Addams Family series in a marathon session for the first (if it was on Nick At Nite when I was little, then I just always managed to miss it--so the films with Raul Julia were my first exposure) time. If it turns out I like it, then I'll consider throwing it into my offerings pile the next time I go through and edit my Yuletide sign-up sheet.
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Download a free unpublished Halloween short story written and read by Neil Gaiman, and raise money for education and literacy.

31 Days of Horror: Rosemary’s Baby/Don’t Look Now.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Tales From The Crypt 5.01: ‘Death of Some Salesman.’

This Terrifying Zombie Sculpture Is Made Out Of Pumpkins.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Pumpkinhead (1988).

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: An American Werewolf In London.

Longbox of the Damned: Hack/Slash Omnibus Volume 1.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #27: Planet of the Vampires.

TeenNick’s Halloween Schedule.

Classic Monster and Psycho—Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolf Man, Mummy.

Monsters Under The Bed: Horror Stories For Children.

From Cracked: 5 Reasons The Scariest Thing Ever Written Is A Kids’ Book. It’s the Scariest Stories To Tell In The Dark series.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1971: Funky Phantom—Headless Horseman.

Twenty-Five Terrifyingly Awesome And Horrifyingly Awful VHS Horror Covers.

BBC America promo for The Secret of Crickley Hall.

From WatchMojo: The History of Halloween.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 8.

Ghostbusters: Time Scare.

Grade Mockingbird Lane.

Mockingbird Lane ratings help Grimm.

Ethan Embry joins the cast of Once Upon A Time.

5 Fabulous, Oft-Forgotten Lady Villains Who Make Great Halloween Costumes.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey TV Spot #2.

Best Art Ever (This Week)—October 26th.

Which Justice League Should Be In The New Movie? Steven Smith Will Tell You.

TR Contest Special: The Best/Worst Moments Of Blade Runner 2

Weekend Discussion Thread: Stock Footage.

Awesome Art Picks: Spider-Man, Loki, Joker and More.

An Infamous Blurb For The Wizard Of Oz, And More Words From The Man Who Wrote It.

Matt Smith Would Wear Tom Baker’s Scarf If He Could: Highlights From The Doctor Who London Comic Con Spotlight.

How Will You Defeat Frankenstorm?

Shock Waves Podcast: Horror Sequels That Don’t Suck.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 58: Brain Dead/Dead Alive (1992) Commentary.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 59: Phantoms (1998).

Cross The Streams Radio Show: Episode 28.

Schlock Treatment 99: Creepshow 2 (1987)

Since I enjoyed Mockingbird Lane, I’m adding it to the list of fandoms I’ll be offering for Yuletide. Also, once sign-ups close, I’ll start a poll with all the fandoms (after all the edits) I’ve offered, just like I did last year, so I can find a beta reader in that fandom without revealing anything.
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Inquest Held Into Death of Mary Tamm’s Widower.

Livejournal is changing (the alterations are currently in beta testing) the style for all friends lists so that it reflects the new style for the comment and update pages. I’ve also been reading that their U.S. offices were shut down.

Spook Me Master List 2012.

Happy Birthday To Matt Smith.

Children In Need line-up announced.

Rifftrax Live: Birdemic—How Did You Like The Show? There were 15 people at the theater I was—well, 14, really, since someone jumped over and across seats and bolted from the room as it started. He was supposed to be in the room next door, showing Halloween at the same time, from what I gathered. It was a good Rifftrax, went off without any technical difficulties. As I was leaving, I heard from behind me someone was muttering over and over: "I...didn't know movies could be that bad. I-I didn't know...I didn't know..." Their friend consoled them. Upon my telling him there’s a sequel, Dad started laughing hysterically in the car. The short with Norman was hysterical.

31 Days of Horror: Night of the Living Dead/Dawn of the Dead.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Gremlins.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #26: The Creature From The Black Lagoon.

Longbox of the Damned: Jack Davis’ Tales From The Crypt.

Trailers From Hell: Adam Rifkin on The Shining.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Friday The 13th Part 2.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1988: Fun House.

10 Long Lost Horror Products.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Comics Return In 2013.

Beetlejuice: A Ghostly, Gothed-Out 80’s Fairy Tale For The Ages.

Behind The Scenes Pic Of The Day: Peter Cushing.

6 Things You Don’t Remember About The Real Ghostbusters Cartoon.

IDW Mars Attacks The Real Ghostbusters Comic Solicitation.

Mattel Ghostbusters Courtroom Battle Ray Stantz Figure Review By Pixel Dan.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 7.

AV Q&A: Scariest reading experiences.

Listen to an excerpt from R.L. Stine’s new adult horror novel Red Rain.

Matthew Vaughn Out As X-Men: Days of Future Past Director; Bryan Singer Could Take Over.

Lethal Ladies: The 10 Best Female Supervillains.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #25-21.

Mike Mitchell re-skins Superman #6 with disturbing results.

The Line It Is Drawn #112—Marvel Family Tribute.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #390.

P:R Approved: Kevin Wada’s Elektra

8 Photos From NBC’s Upcoming Hannibal.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Return as Conan the Barbarian.

Check This Out: Weta Installs Gigantic Gollum At Wellington Airport.

Wonderful Jack Skellington Cake.

The Eye of Sauron Cake.

Spectacular Beauty and the Beast Cake.

The Myth Of ‘So Bad It’s Good.’

Starlog Magazine: Crazy Movie Rumors Before The Internet.

That One Time Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Punked Houdini With Dinosaurs.

Looking back at Carnivale.

Ask Chris #126: Who Will Survive And What Will Be Left Of Them?

The AV Club reviews Mockingbird Lane. FearNet’s review of Mockingbird Lane. And here’s Shock Til You Drop’s review.

Top 10 Movie Psychics.

The 55 Scariest Moments From Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies.

An Alternate Poster For Iron Man 3.

Next Two Bond Films To Comprise Two Movie Arc, Both Written By John Logan.

G4 Cancels Attack of the Show And X-Play.

Sofa Dogs Podcast #260: Prince of Darkness (1987).

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #148: Invitation to Hell (1984).
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Yuletide: Sign-Ups Closing Extended Until Wednesday, October 31st.

Megaupload Can’t Come Back Online, U.S. Tells Court.

31 Days of Horror: The Cabin In The Woods/Tucker and Dale vs. Evil.

31 Days of Horror: The Orphanage/The Devil’s Backbone.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: The Gate (1987).

Longbox of the Damned: Bela Lugosi’s Tales From The Grave #2.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #25: The Stuff.

The Real Ghostbusters: The Halloween Door.

No One Ever Made Them Like This! 7 Little Known Facts About Ghostbusters.

Ghostbusters Slimer Gelatin Mold.

I believe it’s one of the Fettucines…

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 6.

10 Novels That Are Scarier Than Most Horror Movies.

The Great Stephen King Reread: Salem’s Lot.

CBLDF Defends Stephen King’s Different Seasons In California School System.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1983: Walt Disney Cartoon Classics: Scary Tales.

Vampires 101: Dracula (1931).

Have horror movies hit a new golden age?

10 Halloween Candies To Scare Trick-or-Treaters.

Fantastic Creature From The Black Lagoon Pumpkin Carvings.

A guide to the Universal Studios monster movies, 1923-1955.

The Haunted House: Big Scares, Bigger Business.

TNT Airing 24 Hour Supernatural Marathon October 27-28th.

8 Great Monster Hunters.

Unusual choice of Halloween decorations for a retirement home.

Vampire Might Have Beens.

The Middleman died too soon, only to live on, like a trout-craving zombie.

Ming-Na will star in Joss Whedon’s Marvel S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot. Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

The Best Booster Gold Cosplay In The World.

The weirdest political messages in the history of comics.

And now, the Evil Dead trailer. NSFW. Not for the squeamish. I do believe I’ll just stick with Army of Darkness.

Iron Man Stained Glass Window.

Rear Window Heads To Broadway.

Five Clips Take You Down Mockingbird Lane.

Package Art For Recent Super Villains: The Joker’s Last Laugh DVD Release.

The Wolverine Is NOT A Prequel.

First Stills From NBC’s Hannibal.

A Conversation With Paul Cornell.

Honest Trailers: Paranormal Activity.

How It Should Have Ended tackles Paranormal Activity.

An interview with Heather Langenkamp—looks like she has been cast in Star Trek: Into Darkness.

Grant Morrison, MBE.

6 Filmmaking Tips From Dario Argento.

Dr. Jones T-Shirt.

Logan’s Run Remake Loses Ryan Gosling.

Bench made from books.

Amazing Aluminum Can Sculptures Depict Batman, Mario, Pokemon And More.

Behind-The-Scenes FX Pics of La Llorona from Grimm.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #30-26.

Blain Hefner’s lovely painting of The Cabin In The Woods.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 57: The Cabin In The Woods Commentary.

F This Movie Podcast: The Lost Boys (1987).

Comic Issues #89—Young and Geeky.

Mission Log #12: Episode 12—The Menagerie Part 1 and 2.

At the showing of Frankenstein/Bride of Frankenstein, if you don’t count me, and you don’t count Dad, there were five people in attendance. Everything went well, and there was a ten minute intermission between movies. The TCM interview with Bela Lugosi Jr., Sara Karloff, and Rick Baker was interesting.
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Barnes & Noble Stores Have Credit Card Data Breach.

TV Tango updates their list for Halloween On TV: 915 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV in October 2012.

Halloween: John Carpenter classic returns for theatrical run.

Ginger Snaps Helmer Directing Orphan Black For BBC America.

Know Thy History: Tales From The Crypt.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Inhumanoids.

Longbox of the Damned: Saga of the Swamp Thing, Volume 1.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #24: Tucker and Dale vs. Evil.

Geek Gear: Nightmare In Pumpkin Land Shirt.

Io9 Halloween Costume Show Week 3: Sexy Donatello, Retro Kitty Pryde, and Serious Comic Book Cred.

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on I Bury The Living.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 5.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1977: Donny and Marie Osmond’s Halloween Skits.

Unsuspecting UK kids terrorized by Paranormal Activity 4.

Here’s the teaser trailer for Ghostwatch: Behind The Curtains.

New TV Trailer For The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Hobbit Running Time Revealed.

Grace Randolph’s Between The Pages—Comics To Film: The Joker.

Batman: Nightwing short.

Dinner With DC Entertainment’s Jim Lee and Dan DiDio.

Captain America, Batman, Superman and Spidey adorably storm a children’s hospital.

P:R Approved: Ronnie del Carmen’s Magik.

Secrets Behind The X-Men: The all-different X-Men went to Australia and encountered some unresolved mysteries, as well as some unpublished adventures of Longshot.

From Cracked: 5 Famous Monsters That Are Way Scarier In Other Countries.

Alan Tudyk and Gina Torres Q&A at Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. Gina Torres also sang while there.

Lost Girl—New York Comic Con 2012 Panel.

Lo Pan Style.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Bonus Extended Cut: Joe Manganiello.

The Fury of a Time Lord.

10 Wibbly Wobbly Ways Doctor Who Plays With Space/Time.

Learn all about your body with Slim Goodbody. He was on local channels in reruns up through my middle school years.

Evil Fake Wine Bottle Labels.

Earth Station One Podcast, Episode 133: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Revisited

Geekfest Rants Episode 111: Battlestar Galactica.

Now Playing Podcast: The Living Daylights (1987)

The Forgotten Flix Podcast #84: Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

Junk Food Dinner Podcast #132: The Howling (1981), An American Werewolf In Paris (1997), and Silver Bullet (1985).

For Yuletide, I just did a massive overhaul of my sign-up. I realized that it had been too long since I watched Pushing Daisies, and if I didn’t remember major character moments and/or little quirks I couldn’t possibly do them justice if that were my assignment. So I removed that, and replaced it with Fright Night (2011). I’m fine with writing any character for Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), so I moved that to the Bucket List section, and replaced that slot with Justice League Unlimited.

So as of now, my offers look like this: Fright Night (1985), Back to the Future, Fright Night (2011), Ghostbusters, Justice League & Justice League Unlimited (Cartoons), Addams Family (1991). Bucket List: Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Anno Dracula Series - Kim Newman, Beetle Juice (1988), Van Helsing (2004), Mannequin (1987), A Study in Emerald - Neil Gaiman, Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2004), Soapdish (1991), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996.

If I watch Mockingbird Lane and enjoy it, I’ll throw that into the pile, too.

Posting this a bit early now, before I head out for a double bill showing of Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein at the local Cinemark. That’s about three hours, I do believe. Tomorrow night is Rifftrax Live.
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BPI Asks UK ISPs To Block More Major Torrent Sites.

31 Days of Horror: A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors/Jacob’s Ladder.

31 Days of Horror: The House of the Devil/Suspiria.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: The Haunting (1963).

Ghosts From A to Z. I’d say it’s very thorough, as Mr. Boogedy actually made the list. The Ghostbusters focused entries are great, especially the ones for Gozer and Vigo.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: From Beyond (1986)

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Mystics In Bali.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Fright Night Part 2

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #22: Night of the Living Dead (1990).

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #23: The Pit And The Pendulum (1961)

Longbox of the Damned: MonsterMen (And Other Scary Stories).

Rare Halloween Videos: 1991: Miss Switch Mystery Special

Gift Guide: A Nightmare On Elm Street Slasher Soap.

Monster In My Pocket Trading Cards Review—Part 2.

Evil Dead trailer premieres Wednesday; Teaser for Trailer online.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 4.

Toys: Ghostbusters 31% off on—On October 31st Only.

Megan Lara’s Doctor Who Bad Wolf T-Shirt Featuring Rose. Some lovely artwork on that one.

Tigger’s TARDIS T-Shirt.

Full trailer for Iron Man 3.

Watch two clips from Mockingbird Lane.

From Think Geek: Bleeding Skull Candle.

When We First Met—Gotham Police Department Debuts.

Cosplay: Gotham Overrun With Leather, Latex, And Itchy Plants.

12 Alternate Prometheus Posters.

United Cutlery Staff of Gandalf the Grey and Orcrist

Rumor Behind Cartoon Network/DC Nation Fiasco May Be True.

The 10 Best Episodes Of The 1980s Twilight Zone TV Series.

World’s Geekiest Bar Now Open In Paris.

Here’s a scarily life-like sculpture of Sigourney Weaver as Ripley.

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #176: Create a recipe based on a favorite comic book character.

Mark Waid Explores The Grey Area Of Green Hornet.

DC Reveals Cliff Chiang’s Concept Art For Orion.

P:R Approved: Héctor Barros’ Angel.

Marching band turns into a giant DeLorean for their Back to the Future half-time show. They do the Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show immediately before that.

The Thing from The Fantastic Four made out of pumpkins is sort of genius.

Why Didn’t HBO or NBC Want The Walking Dead?

15 Best Alternate Endings To Famous Movies. Army of Darkness’ original ending makes the list, along with Terry Gilliam’s Brazil, Clue, Star Trek: Generations, and the 80’s version of Little Shop of Horrors.

Original Dark Shadows Script Pages.

NYCC’s Final Photo Parade.

Memories of Comic Book Gimmicks Resurface.

Bizarro Back Issues: Dracula Fights The Silver Surfer Because of Reasons (1976)

Clark Kent Quits Daily Planet To Become Blogger.

CBS picks up full seasons of Vegas and Elementary.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Backwards Hats.

Rifftrax VOD Sample: Nightmare At Noon.

Vote for what Junk Food Dinner will review for their 400th movie.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 271: ‘Sploitation.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 81: Bordello of Blood (1996)

Gweek 072: A History of Halloween.
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Yuletide: Selecting Characters During Sign-Up. Meanwhile, I'm on the brink of adding Beetlejuice and Real Ghostbusters to the offer pile. I'll decide for certain later.

The upcoming schedule for the 2013 round of the Not Prime Time Ficathon.

AMC settles Dish dispute.

Six-Strikes ‘Independent Expert’ Is RIAA’s Former Lobbying Firm.

Marie Wallace injured in Connecticut stage production. Best wishes to her on a speedy recovery.

Dark Shadows: Movie Visual Companion Preview Pictures.

Horror Education of the Week: Poltergeist.

Official Artwork and Synopsis: Mockingbird Lane.

Grandpa Munster Gets Gory In One Of Two New Mockingbird Lane Photos.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Hellraiser.

Longbox of the Damned: The New Teen Titans #12.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1985: The Fall Guy—October The 32nd.

Warner Bros. Now Owns Paramount’s Friday The 13th Library.

5 Horror Movies With Amazing Endings.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 3.

Top 10 Scary Places In 80’s Horror Movies.

Monster In My Pocket Trading Cards Review—Part 1.

Give A Book For All Hallow’s Read 2012.

Trailers From Hell: John Landis on Island of Lost Souls.

Good Bad Flicks Review: Night of the Comet (1984)

Sofie Liv reviews Dracula (1931).

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #45-41.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #40-36.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #35-31.

The 10 Greatest Giant Movie Monsters Of All Time.

Science In Our Comics.

16 ways cartoonist Winsor McCay quietly changed the world.

Superman on TV: October 22-28.

Star Trek captains boldly go to London convention. This all apparently culminated in Barrowman leaping forward with the request that Scott Bakula sign his right buttock, quite possibly to the surprise of absolutely nobody.

Pocket Paradox’s Flux Capacitor app free until October 25th, 2012.

11 Predictions That Back To The Future II Got Right.

The Cinefiles—Batman Part 2: The Nolan Years.

Producer Eric Radomski Discusses Twenty Years Of Batman: The Animated Series.

Take A Vacation From Gotham City Crime In The Batman Hotel Room.

The AV Club reviews the Justice League episode Starcrossed.

Atop The Fourth Wall: Spider-Man: Power And Responsibility.

Excellent high-voltage warning glyph.

Saint Paul couple opens the Library of Justice.

Live The Wolverine Chat with Mangold and Jackman on October 29th.

Colbert’s Hobbit Cameo Confirmed.

Comics Alliance Reviews BloodRayne (2005), Part One.

From Tor: Ghosts In the Machines, written by Neil Gaiman.

Arrow Gets Full Season From The CW.

Beauty and the Beast gets order for more…scripts.

First Image of Iron Man 3’s New Villain, The Mandarin.

Iron Man 3 gets another trailer teaser.

Star Wars made entirely out of scarecrows wins best Halloween lawn on this Earth.

M.O.D.O.K. marionette is every bit as terrifying as you imagine.

The Avengers Earns Another $33.3 Million From Home Video Sales.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week)—October 22nd.

Please explain Babylon 5 to us.

Blade Runner—30th Anniversary DVD Clip.

Movie Issues Podcast: The Universal Monsters.

Two True Freaks Podcast, Commentary Monthly Monday: Episode 294: Poltergeist (1982)

Film Sack Podcast, Episode 136: Children of the Corn (1984)

Tysto Commentary Podcast: They Live (1988) Commentary

Nerdist Podcast: NY Comic Con.
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Rare Halloween Videos: 1987 Creepy Classics with Vincent Price.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: The Worst Witch. I watched that one recently for the first time. This moment is insane.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Birthday Tribute To Bela Lugosi.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Re-Animator.

Longbox of the Damned: Severed.

Cool Halloween Infographic Maps Michael Myers’ Kills.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 1.

Exclusive: 10 Questions With Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

NYCC Panel Recap: ‘The Mysteries Surrounding The Writing of Dracula’.

Your 2012 Halloween TV Viewing Guide.

When Carl Burgos tried to sue for the Human Torch.

Submit A Question For Ernie Hudson (Deadline: October 24th).

Awesome Art Picks: Doctor Doom, Spider-Man, Star Trek And More.

TR Contest: How Your Nerdiness Has Screwed Up Your Love Life.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Identifying Fellow Underground MSTies

Lord of the Hula Hoop.

Potential ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Movie Sequel Spoilers Arrive Online.

X-Men: Days of Future Past Might Feature Sentinels, Mark Millar Says.

The Deadpool Movie Is Still Coming.

‘Unfilmable’ Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Somehow Got Filmed.

NYCC Saturday Photo Parade—Deadpool, Harley Quinn, Marty McFly, and more. Deadpool Batman is impressive.

NYCC: Editors, Creators Celebrate Women of Marvel.

I Love Ya But You’re Strange—Batman and Catwoman in a battle of bad puns.

New Cast Photo For Being Human (US) Season 3.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #147: Hell Spa (1992).
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TV Tango updates their list for Halloween on TV: 635 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV in October 2012.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Two Anthology Greats—Creepshow (1982) and 'Trick R Treat' (2007).

31 Days of Horror: Hellraiser/Candyman.

Rare Halloween Videos: Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet the Groovie Goolies (1972).

Halloween Costume Extravaganza 2012: The Bad.

Kindertrauma takes a look at Halloween (1978)

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Spookies (1986)

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Critters.

Longbox of the Damned: Wrath of the Spectre.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #19: The Keep (1983).

5 Secrets of “True” Horror Stories.

John Carpenter honored at Screamfest for Prince of Darkness

Secrets Behind The X-Men: The all-different X-Men went to Australia and encountered some unresolved mysteries, as well as some unpublished adventures of Longshot.

AV Club Q&A: Awkward pop-culture experiences with parents.

Carry Your Kindle, Nook, iPad in a Book Purse.

Warner Bros. Brings Justice League To Theaters In 2015.

The big crossover movies that never happened.

Cartoon Network Canada To Air First Season Young Justice Episodes In November 2012.

5.2 Reasons Superman Is A Threat.

Two Missing Pages From Alan Davis’ Legends of the Dark Knight.

Brendan Fraser Cast In Legends. The plot of the series sounds just like The Pretender.

What TV shows are you watching to take your mind off the election? For me, nothing. Since it’s October, I’m watching horror movies. I dropped Merlin, Doctor Who is done for a little while, and Sherlock won’t be back for some time.

Ward Kimball Biography Delayed Until 2013.

An eyewitness to President Lincoln’s assassination appeared on television in 1956.

Journey Into History: 10 Books on History of Comics.

Top 10 Sci-Fi And Fantasy Sidekicks.

What It Would Be Like If H.P. Lovecraft Wrote Fantastic Four.

Best Art Ever (This Week)—October 19th.

New DC Comics Art Prints.

Real Ghostbusters Halloween Fan Art.

There is a Family Circus movie in the works.

Bruce Campbell tells us why the Evil Dead remake won’t make you want to saw off your hand.

New York vs. San Diego: A Comic Con Throwdown.

Best Zombie Themed Wedding Photo You’ll See All Day.

28 Things We Learned From The Blair Witch 2 Commentary.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #389

Now Playing Podcast: Trick 'R' Treat (2007)

Pool Party Radio Podcast, Episode 81: The Munsters

Retroist Podcast—Episode 121: The Retroist Halloween Special IV.
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Next Year In Yuletide. Some people (like me) are already planning what they’ll nominate next year. I’m making a note to nominate the Fred Saberhagen Dracula novels.

In relation to this year’s Yuletide, I’ve just finished signing up—fandoms I’ve offered are: Fright Night (1985), Back to the Future, Pushing Daisies, Ghostbusters, Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), Addams Family (1991)—with the fandoms tossed into the bucket section being Last Unicorn (1982), Van Helsing (2004), Mannequin (1987), Soapdish (1991), A Study in Emerald - Neil Gaiman, Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996, Anno Dracula Series - Kim Newman.

I threw out Cabin in the Woods, since I wasn’t sure how well I’d be able to write for that one. If it turns out that I enjoy the pilot for Mockingbird Lane, then I’ll edit that in if I’m able.

‘Six strikes’ system goes live this fall, appeals to cost $35.

Paypal Slips ‘No Class Action’ Clause Into Policy Update.

Newsweek to cease print publication.

Penguin To Publish Kids Graphic Novel Line.

TV Tango has updated their list for Halloween on TV: 405 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV in October 2012.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Double Your J-Horror Comedy With X-Cross.

Longbox of the Damned: Vincent Price Presents #3.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

Meta Slashers: A Retrospective.

Traveling Halloween Museum.

16 Strange, Weird, And Wonderful Halloween Decorations.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1992: The Three Stooges Fright Night.

Figures & Speech: Toys of Terror—The Ten Scariest Action Figures Ever.

Is Sam Raimi Really Going To Direct The Poltergeist Remake? No, he is not.

Ghostbusters 3 To Start Shooting In 2013, Bill Murray Out. We’ll see if this turns out to be true, or yet another rumor making the rounds.

Brian De Palma Gives Blessing On Carrie Remake.

The Great Stephen King Reread: Carrie.

31 Days Of Horror: Christine/Carrie.

6 Filmmaking Tips From John Carpenter.

The Official Italian Teaser Trailer For Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D.

The Top 50 Horror Movies of All Time.

Horror Europa With Mark Gatiss.

Stunning Nightmare Before Christmas Cake.

10 Great Jump Scares In Horror.

‘I Believe You Said You Wanted More?’ It’s a Little Mermaid/Doctor Who fan art.

8 Highlights From Doctor Who’s Peter Davison at NYCC.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 Trailer.

Lego Batman: The Movie—DC Superheroes Unite Trailer.

P:R Redesign: Denis Medri’s Batman Beyond

Bela Lugosi: Age 18.

Revisiting Torchwood: first impressions.

Warner Brothers wins court ruling in rights to Superman case. Shuster Estate Set To Appeal Court Ruling. The Legal View: What the Shuster ruling means.

George Takei will guest star in an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

New artwork for Hannibal.

The Line It Is Drawn #111—Comic Book Characters and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Characters.

Animal Practice cancelled.

Jack The Giant Killer Gets Moved Up Three Weeks And A New Title. They’ve changed the word Killer to Slayer.

J.R.R. Tolkien letter reveals poor sales of The Hobbit.

Heathcliff will get a CGI update.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #55-51.

The 10 Most Defining Performances In The History of Genre Television.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 56: Lifeforce (1985) Commentary

The F This Movie Podcast: The Others (2001).

The Arrow In The Head Podcast: Stephen King’s Silver Bullet (1985)

Weinberg’s House of Horrors Podcast, Episode 9: Horror Movies Of The 1980’s.

Mission Log Podcast #11: Episode 11: The Corbomite Maneuver.
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The user icon issue at Insanejournal appears to be resolved.

The Pirate Bay ditches its servers, sets sail for the cloud.

TV Tango updates their list for Halloween on TV: 394 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV In October 2012.

The Hub Announces Halloween Day Schedule.

31 Days of Horror: The Thing/The Deadly Spawn.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1927 Felix The Cat and 1931 Toby the Pup.

Halloween Shows Dot Net, Day 17: The Simpsons—Treehouse of Horror IV.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Teen Wolf (1985)

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Monster In The Closet (1986)

Longbox of the Damned: xxxHolic Chapter 14.

Scream Debuts: 9 Big Stars Who Started In Horror.

Interview: Kim Newman Talks Anno Dracula: Cha Cha Cha.

Dracula’s Dog Plus 8 more WTF movies about the Prince of Darkness.

Vampires Take A Break And Fables Get Unwritten: Vertigo Comics At NYCC.

Exclusive: Concept Art of Spot from The Munsters Reboot, Mockingbird Lane.

Frankenstein TV Series Based on Dean Koontz’s Books In Development At TNT.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Amparo Cardenas (La Dama).

Dan DiDio Frankly Addresses Stephanie Brown.

DC Histories: Batwoman (Kathy Kane/Kate Kane)

Batman Zombie Mask.

Who wore the best Batman cosplay?

Return to the swingin’ 60’s with Bob Kane’s Batman paintings.

Stargate Wedding Ring.

Death proves no obstacle to Ernest riding again.

Cool Early Sketch of Harryhausen’s The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #65-61.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #60-56.

Check Out Five New Stills From The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

10 reasons we still love J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

IDW releases promo page for The New Ghostbusters.

Vigo The Carpathian Poster.

Ten Things You Don’t Know About Sherlock Holmes.

Talkin’ Rifftrax: Birdemic with Mike, Kevin and Bill.

The Dude Designs 80’s VHS Horror Art Inspired Poster.

One Trek Mind #45: Spock’s…Emotions.

Nana Visitor Interview.

Cocktails With Stan Lee: Roger Cross (Extended).

Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock: ‘Turn Your Phones Off.’

Neil Gaiman Explains All Hallow’s Read.

Doctor Who: Series 7: Part 2 Episode Line-Up Confirmed. We’ll be getting another episode written by Neil Gaiman.

Stolen From NYCC: Doctor Who Sketch Cover.

Tom Spurgeon Donates Foundational Gift To The Dylan Williams Collection.

10 Sequels That Should Have Been/Should Be Made. Buckaroo Banzai Against The World Crime League ranks in at #1.

Watch: 45 Minute 1991 TV Profile On Terry Gilliam.

Another Batman Villain Is Coming To Arrow.

Silvestri and Hawkins on Two Decades of Top Cow, Part 1.

Library Director Responds To Seattle Manga Challenge.

Now Playing Podcast: A View To A Kill (1985)

The Forgotten Flix Podcast #83: Pet Sematary (1989)

Comic Issues Podcast #88—Going Green With TV.
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Post-ACTA Agreement CETA Moving Forward With Similar Provisions.

Yuletide: Tag Set Characters Missing from the Autocomplete. Also another important one: If you signed up very early, with a bucket list in a text field instead of Optional Tags, you will need to redo that portion of your sign-up.

TV Tango has updated their list for Halloween On TV: 377 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials On TV In October 2012.

31 Days of Horror: Jeepers Creepers/Pumpkinhead.

31 Days of Horror: Alien/Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

10 Classic Horrors You Must See This Halloween.

Longbox of the Damned: Worlds Unknown #6 (The Killdozer Comic)

Intricately Carved Superhero/Sci-Fi Pumpkins. That Superman pumpkin is impressive.

Rare Halloween Videos: You Wish (1997)

Io9 Halloween Costume Show Week 2: A Bungee-Jumping Buzz Lightyear, A Handmade Vampire Diaries Dress, And More.

From Cracked: 4 Truly Scary Facts No One Tells You About Halloween.

Deleted scenes from The Amazing Spider-Man reveal the origin story you never saw.

The Absolute Best Cosplay From New York Comic Con 2012.

2012 NYCC—DC Comics Batman The Killing Joke Joker Statue.

The trailer for The Dark Knight Rises on Blu-Ray.

The Curse Of Stephanie Brown Continues.

Bob Goodman On Writing The Two-Part Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Animated Adaptation.

Robocop Delayed Until February 2014.

Cinema’s creepiest towns.

Dark Shadows Complete Series Half-Price DVD Bargain. It’s still horrifically expensive, even with $300 chopped off.

David Lindsay-Abair is indeed writing the Poltergeist remake.

First teaser trailer for the remake of Carrie.

Grifter, Legion Lost, And Blue Beetle Join The DC Cancellations.

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #175: What comic book character would you take out on a date, and why?

P:R Redesign: Alex Mitchell’s Omega Red.

Evolution of The Art of Todd McFarlane—Part Two.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #70-66.

Top 5: Worst Justice Leaguers.

Interview with Chris Claremont.

Remembering Forgotten Sequels.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Bless You.

You Have A Week To Return Your Flash Omnibus Volume 3.

When We First Met—Supervillain Henchmen.

Film Sack Podcast #135: The Prophecy II (1998)

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 270: What We’ve Been Watching (International Edition)

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 80: Friday The 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
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Marcus Swayze has passed away, at the age of 99. May he rest in peace. He may be best known for drawing the character of Captain Marvel for Fawcett Comics in the early 1940’s, as well as creating Mary Marvel alongside Otto Binder.

Yuletide sign-ups are now open. About Optional Details. You can find a summary of sign-up offers and requests here. Sign-ups will remain open until October 28th. I know exactly what to request, I just need to whittle down what I’m offering. For example—removing The Shadow upon seeing a couple Dear Yuletide letters, since I’ve only seen the film, and not the radio show, serial or comics. I need to find out if Dark Shadows (60’s version—since I know the 90’s version is on Youtube, but it wasn’t nominated), Pushing Daisies, and Real Ghostbusters are available online for viewing, so I can brush up on canon—been a while since I watched those.

TV Tango updates their list for Halloween on TV: 355 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials On TV In October 2012.

31 Days of Horror: The Evil Dead/Re-Animator.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Troll Trilogy.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Making Contact (1985)

Longbox of the Damned: Eerie #1.

Rare Halloween Videos: Disney’s Quack Pack—House Of Haunts (1997)

Horror Education of the Week: Prometheus.

First Look At Mondo’s New Poster For Karloff’s The Mummy.

Monster Mash: horrific composite of Universal Monsters’ Big Four.

10 of the Grossest and Most Grotesque Vampires From Folklore.

23 Reasons Why Hocus Pocus Is The Best Halloween Movie Of All Time.

How All Family Films Grow Up To Be Horror Movies.

Hannibal Casts Gina Torres. Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

Best New York Comic Con Cosplay Ever.

Jonathan Nolan talks The Dark Knight Rises ending.

NYCC: David Goyer, Geoff Johns To Pen 13-Issue Event For DC Comics.

NYCC 2012: DC Comics—Batman—Death Comes To Gotham panel recap.

NYCC: Deadpool Adds Another X-Men Alumn To His Game.

15th Anniversary Buffy Panel At NYCC 2012.

The Evil Dead Panel at NYCC 2012.

The Carrie Panel at NYCC 2012.

Best New York Comic Con 2012 Cosplay Ever—Sunday.

Superman on TV: October 15-21.

George A. Romero Working On A Zombie Comic For Marvel.

Google Creates Homage To Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo In Slumberland.

How Marvel created the modern blockbuster.

Ant Man Gets Release Date, Thor 2 and Iron Man 3 Get 3D.

The Arrow Sizzle Reel From New York Comic Con.

Comics Alliance Reviews Arrow: Pilot (2012)

Comics, Everybody: The History of Hawkeye.

Brannon Braga Talks Hive, TNG, Cosmos, And More, Part 1. Part 2.

Jar Jar Binks attains sainthood in deranged Star Wars religious art.

Don’t Get These Gremlins Pumpkin Carvings Wet.

The Abandoned An’ Forsaked—Where Did Cyclops’ Ruby Quartz Glasses Come From?

A press release describing the plot of Mockingbird Lane.

The Cinefiles—Batman Part 1: The Burton/Schumacher Years.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast: Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn (1987)

Film Bin Commentaries Podcast: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

Tysto Commentaries: The Invisible Man (1933)
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Yuletide: Final Touches On The Tag Set. Sign-ups should be opening very soon.

Due to a server glitch on Insanejournal, a number of userpics have been lost. Unless something changes, it would appear that I’ve lost 18 icons.

TV Tango updates their list to Halloween On TV: 337 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials On TV In October 2012.

31 Days of Horror: Return of the Living Dead/Street Trash.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1988 Grampa Munster’s Monster Movies.

TV Guide Network Showing Halloween Spirit.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: 80’s Rerun: Deathstalker.

Longbox of the Damned: Silent Hill: Past Life. I recommend watching all of Linkara’s other Longbox of the Damned videos, as he works his way through the rest of October.

15 classic creepy cartoons.

The next movie for Svengoolie is This Island Earth.

Skele-Gore Skull.

Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man, illustrated by Grimbro.

A reminder: The Hub Schedules Special Batman: The Animated Series Halloween-Themed Marathon. It’s Monday evening, beginning at 4 PM CST.

DC Nation To Return To The Airwaves…Next Year.

Batman: Knightfall—Volume 3—KnightsEnd Review. You get a nice overview of what you can find, as well as the issues that are missing from this collection.

Batman: The Animated Series Rewatch: The Underdwellers and P.O.V.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #85-81; #80-76. #75-71.

IDW Planning Doctor Who Anniversary Series With All Of The Doctors.

Bryan Fuller Thinks Munsters Show May Yet Live, Teases Future Episodes.

Terry Pratchett Talks Discworld-Inspired TV Show, New Book Dodger.

NYCC Live: Johns, Lee and DC Comics Launch Justice League of America.

NYCC 2012: Awesome Toy Picks: DC Collectibles.

NYCC 2012: Bruce Timm.

NYCC 2012: Guillermo del Toro.

NYCC 2012: Andrea Romano.

NYCC 2012: Scott Snyder.

NYCC: Over 200 More Cosplay Photos.

Fan Q&A Reveals Jim Lee’s Reserved Character List And Other DC Tidbits.

NYCC 2012: Marvel Now: Amazing Spider-Man Panel.

Brian Bendis Adds Iron Man To Guardians of the Galaxy.

First Image From The Evil Dead Remake. Io9’s assessment of the footage shown at New York Comic Con. Interview: Evil Dead Director Fede Alvarez, Alongside Bruce Campbell And Jane Levy.

First footage from the Carrie remake reveals how it will match the book’s total destruction. International Poster, Panel Video and Trailer Description.

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Hulk And The Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Set To Premiere Summer 2013.

Warner Home Video Announces Superman: Unbound and Justice League: Flashpoint.

Who defaced Mount Rushmore best?

Nathan Fillion makes a surprise cameo at the New York Comic Con Firefly panel.

'Nice Thinking, Ray!' T-Shirt.

Sofa Dogs Podcast #259: Hellraiser (1987)

Schlock Treatment 97: Children of the Corn (1984)

Greatest Movie Ever Podcast: Ballistic: Ecks vs Sever (2002)

Commentary Track Stars Podcast: The Abyss (1989) Commentary.
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TV Tango updates their list for Halloween On TV: 329 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes And Specials On TV In October 2012.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman #6.

Rare Halloween Videos: The Scooby-Doo Project (1999)

TR Contest Special: Sci-Fi It Up, Sponsored By Once Upon A Time Machine.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Double/Triple Features.

Ridley Scott Offers Blade Runner Sequel Update.

Disney has released an official synopsis for Thor: The Lost World.

Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D gets U.S. distribution.

First Look At Deathstroke In Arrow.

The 25 Most Powerful TV Shows Of The Last 25 Years.

Christopher Lloyd Gives Tor Hope For The Future; Might Really Be Doc Brown.

Laura Siegel Speaks Out About Superman Case.

Promo For Mockingbird Lane.

Frank Oz Talks Little Shop of Horror’s Original Ending, What About Bob, And Mike Wazowski.

Universal Still Developing Creature From The Black Lagoon Remake.

In Case You Missed It: Teen Wolf.

Masters of the Universe Movie Gets Its Writer.

Talkin’ Rifftrax—Future Force and Future Zone.

DC Nation…Has Been Replaced.

A Cosplay Gallery Of New York Comic Con.

NYCC 2012: Robot Chicken Gets 7th Season, More.

NYCC 2012: DC Comics—The New 52 Panel.

NYCC Live Streaming.

The Art Adams All Star Batman That Never Was—Sixteen Pages Of It.

Listen to Christopher Lee read Tim Burton’s original The Nightmare Before Christmas poem.

Win House/Night of Dark Shadows on Blu-Ray.

From Cracked: 5 Classic Superman Comics That Prove He Used To Be A Jerk.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #146: Death Spa (1987)

Movie Issues Podcast: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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Ken Sansom has passed away, at the age of 85, due to complications from a stroke. May he rest in peace. He will be best remembered as the voice of Rabbit for 22 years in the Winnie the Pooh cartoons.

AT&T Starts Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Plan Next Month, Will Block Websites.

Kellogg Frosted Mini-Wheats Recall.

Doctor Who: P.S.: What Happened To Brian And The Ponds.

TV Tango updates their list for Halloween On TV: 321 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials In October 2012.

26 Things We Learned From The Night of the Living Dead (1968) Commentary.

6 Filmmaking Tips From Wes Craven.

Infographic: The Ultimate Zombie Preparation Guide.

Rare Halloween Videos: 2000s Real Scary Stories and Scary…But True.

Halloween Shows Dot Net, Day 12: You Can’t Do That On Television.

Halloween Costume Extravaganza 2012: The Good.

31 Days of Horror: The Fly/The Blob.

Watch 9 over-the-top horror movie performances by Star Trek stars.

From Cracked: The 9 Stages of Halloween Appreciation Throughout Life.

13 Horror Gems To (Re)Discover This Halloween.

Meet Norman Bates’ Teacher In Bates Motel.

NYCC 2012: DC’s Superman Panel.

NYCC 2012: Del Toro and Beacham on Pacific Rim, the movie and comic.

NYCC 2012: Marvel Now: All New X-Men.

NYCC 2012 Live: Waid, Kindt Discuss Marvel Infinite Comics.

Best New York Comic Con Cosplay Ever—Thursday.

DC Comics accuses lawyer in Superman case of misconduct.

Our most-hated movies of the 90’s

New images of Mattel’s Ecto Goggles.

Revisiting Star Trek TNG: Where No One Has Gone Before.

Science Channel promo for Firefly: Browncoats Unite.

Random Roles: Christopher Lloyd on playing a vampire, a taxi driver, a toon, and more.

Brian Tyler To Score Iron Man 3.

Off-Duty: Yasmin Liang’s Martian Manhunter & Miss Martian.

VR Troopers: Season 1, Volume 1: Virtually Watchable.

The Complete and Utter Insanity of Batman: Odyssey, Part 4.

Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters has been pushed back from a release date of January 11th 2013, to January 25th, 2013.

Arrow Executives Cite Doctor Who As Influence, Discuss Casting John Barrowman.

Christopher Lee massacres a whole starbase full of groovy aliens, to a jazzy soundtrack.

Tons of New Photos From The Munsters Reboot, Mockingbird Lane.

Matt Wagner To Write The Shadow: Year One.

Best Art Ever (This Week) October 11th.

The Hub renews Transformers Prime and Transformers Rescue Bots for additional seasons.

Tom Harper to direct The Woman In Black sequel.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #388.

30 Second Bunnies: The Cabin In The Woods.

F This Movie Podcast: Universal Monsters.

Saturday B Movie Reel #83—Lake Placid: The Final Chapter.
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Yuletide Update and Clarifications, Part II.

Copyright Scofflaws Beware: ISPs to Begin Monitoring Illicit File Sharing.

The Quiet Death of the Canadian Internet Surveillance Bill.

Court rules book scanning is fair use, suggesting Google Books victory.

TV Tango has updated their list to Halloween On TV: 269 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV In October 2012.

31 Days of Horror: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre/House of 1000 Corpses.

31 Days of Horror: The Fog/The Mist.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: The Gate (1987)

Rare Halloween Videos: Grampa Munster’s Silly Scaries (1988), More Silly Scaries (1989).

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: 80’s Rerun: Poltergeist

NBC To Air Mockingbird Lane As A Halloween Special. I’ll have to remember to watch that one.

The Best Horror Movies To Watch On Youtube For Free.

10 Thrift Store Friendly Comic Book Halloween Costume Ideas.

The Wolverine: First Glimpse of Silver Samurai.

Comixology adding a submission site.

The official trailer for Hitchcock.

How Red Dwarf blends sitcom with sci-fi in just 10 smegging episodes.

Expectation of Endings.

Storylines Lost.

Artist Kris Anka and Writer Sam Humphries On Uncanny X-Force Fashions.

500+ 90’s X-Men Animation Cels Hit The Auction Block December 1st.

How Grant Morrison’s 7-Year Batman Epic Is Becoming The Ultimate Definition of Batman.

Molly Shannon joins the cast of Hannibal.

Shailene Woodley In Talks To Play Mary Jane Watson In The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels To Cheer You The Frak Up.

10 ‘Grim and Gritty’ Superhero Makeovers.

Walter Koenig interview: Star Trek, Babylon 5, J.J. Abrams’ reboot, and graphic novels.

Captain Robert April, You’re Doing It Wrong: Objectivism, Climate Control and Diane Carey’s Final Frontier.

Ian McShane joins American Horror Story: Asylum.

Bryan Hitch Confirms Existence of Scott Snyder’s Man of Steel.

This Batcave made of 20,000 Lego bricks is fit for Bruce Wayne.

Nightwing Cosplay.

NYCC 2012: Jim Lee Unveils A Batman Inspired Car.

Robot Chicken: That’s Bane.

Robot Chicken: Two-Face.

The Strangest Real-Life Graves In The World.

The Weird, Weird History Of TLC.

Do You Listen To DVD Commentaries?

Scott Allie and artist Juan Ferreyra collaborated on a drawing of Hellboy hanging out with Edgar Allan Poe at a bar.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #90-86.

How It Should Have Ended: The Zombie Song (Extended Version).

Dynamite Acquires License For NBC’s Grimm.

Dan Slott Reveals That Spider-Man And Mary Jane Will Get Back Together - But Peter Parker Is NOT Spider-Man.

Alien Queen Barbie Mash-up.

Spooky Delicious Pizza.

Horror Poster Redux: Mondo’s Beautiful Take on John Carpenter’s Halloween.

Tales From The Crypt Pinball Machine.

The Line It Is Drawn #110—Comic Book Characters, Batman: The Animated Series Style.

Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 285: X-Men Annual #6.

The New Evil Dead Logo Springs Forth.

‘New’ JRR Tolkien epic due out next year.

Arrow Lifts CW Ratings, Most Viewed Show On The Network In Three Years.

30 Dynamic Duos of Daytime Soaps (25-21). Barnabas and Julia (from Dark Shadows), and Vivian and Ivan (from Days of Our Lives) make the list.

How Tor Would Cast A Live Action Peanuts Movie.

Comic Issues Podcast #87: A Few of the Geekiest Things Part 2.

Dr. Action Podcast: Masters of the Universe (1987) Commentary.

The F This Movie Podcast: Friday The 13th Part 3 (1982) Commentary.

Junk Food Dinner Podcast #130: Gothic (1986), Frankenstein Conquers The World (1965), and Frankenhooker (1990).

Mission Log Podcast #10: Episode 10: Dagger of the Mind.
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Alex Karras has passed away, at the age of 77. He had been dealing with a variety of health problems, including dementia, cancer, and kidney failure. May he rest in peace. I may have been one of the few to never watch Webster—instead, I remember him from an episode of Faerie Tale Theater.

Inspirational links for the Spook Me ficathon.

31 Days of Horror: Psycho/Freaks.

Vampires 101: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Carnivàle Creator Dan Knaufto Head Up NBC’s Dracula

TV Tango updates Halloween On TV: 262 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes And Specials.

Shock Till You Drop’s 10 New Halloween Classics To Check Out This Season.

Official Synopsis For Grimm’s Halloween Episode.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1987 Werewolf- All Hallow’s Eve.

The obscure 1980s horror film that Joss Whedon wants you to watch.

Show Your Best Imaginary Selves In io9’s Annual Halloween Costume Show.

Catwoman Then And Now: How Much Has Changed?

DC Histories: The Joker.

P:R Approved: Chito Arellano’s Batman Beyond.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 Trailer.

Interview: Scott Snyder On The Return Of The Joker In Batman #13.

A Fossilized Scene of a Spider Attacking A Wasp, Preserved For 110 Million Years.

Little Shop of Horrors’ original ending is unearthed.

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: The Jean Grey Non-Tribute.

Marvel’s Bottom Line.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #100-91.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Birthdays.

Cocktails With Stan Lee: Seth Green, Extended Cut.

Stan Lee Media sues Disney for Marvel characters.

Release Date And Story Revealed For Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean At The End Of The Lane.

Scott Allie Promoted To Editor-In-Chief At Dark Horse.

Abandoned concept art for Jurassic Park 4.

Science Just Killed Any Hope You Ever Had Of Jurassic Park Being Real.

New Zealand is now minting Lord of the Rings money.

You can watch both the Evil Dead and Carrie panels from New York Comic Con live via streaming, courtesy of Bloody Disgusting on the 13th.

From Cracked: 8 Movies Made Possible By Incompetent Background Characters.

Trailers From Hell: Dan Ireland on The Dead.

My Little Pony Jason Voorhees.

From Think Geek: Chocolate Gaming Dice Set.

Watch Jimmy Kimmel pitch Joe Quesada new heroes and villains.

Amazing Predator Pumpkin.

Dr. Horrible TV ratings kinda horrible. Whedonesque discusses it here.

Psych Season 7 Premiere Date Revealed.

Fourth Doctor Robe.

Ten Things To Look For At New York Comic Con.

There’s a new Hello Kitty sofa. It costs over $2,000.

Bizarro Back Issues: The Strange Amnesia of President Superman (1969).

DC Announces New Action Comics Creative Team.

Earth Station One Podcast, Episode 131: Hammer Horror Films.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 269.

Now Playing Podcast: Never Say Never Again (1983)

Forgotten Flix Podcast #82: Pumpkinhead (1988)
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Skype users targeted by malicious worm that locks them out of their PCs.

Dish gives up effort to turn Blockbuster into a Netflix competitor.

Musicians’ Union Sues Over Use of Simpsons Tunes.

Megaupload to remain under indictment pending Dotcom extradition.

31 Days of Horror: The Creature From The Black Lagoon/Jaws.

TV Tango updated Halloween on TV: 257 Halloween-Themed Marathons, Episodes And Specials.

10 Awful Ways To Die This Halloween.

Is There Any Stopping China’s Vampire Zombies? Doesn’t Look Like It.

Ellen Greene on Little Shop of Horrors, The Creation of Audrey, and Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal.

Why are there so many weird and inappropriate science fiction and fantasy toys?

Currie Graham Is The Royal Flush Gang’s “King” On Arrow.

Stan Lee Voices Ball State University Massive Open Online Course.

The Hub will have a marathon of Batman: The Animated Series, on October 15th.

Community Premiere Delayed Indefinitely.

DC Entertainment Announces NYCC 2012 Schedule.

Batman And His Family.

Hasslein Books’Unauthorized Back to the Future Lexicon Now Available For Pre-Order.

Indiana Jones’ Bid For Tenure Has Been Rejected.

There’s a Samurai Predator, and he is beautiful.

Angelique on Exhibit.

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #174: What comic book characters should body-swap for a day?

Top 5: DC Superheroes Without Powers (Who Aren’t Batman).

The Cinefiles—History According To Shakespeare.

Blue Sky to produce Charlie Brown feature.

Top 25 Worst Sci-Fi And Fantasy TV Show Ever. Birds of Prey is actually a show that I’ve considered watching, if only for Yuletide.

The Worst Movies Nostalgia Critic’s Reviewed.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 79: Ghost In The Machine (1993)

I almost went to get tickets to see Halloween (1978) on October 25th, at 7 PM. However, I realized that Rifftrax Live: Birdemic is at the exact same time/day. I don’t want to be there for the later showing of 9:30 PM, so I’ll just watch it whenever AMC happens to show it again. (ETA: They show it on AMC on the 23rd at 3 PM—works out for me.)


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