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   Take some dead body parts. Stitch them together. Add one mad scientist, and toss in a lightning bolt for good measure. What do you get? The Frankenstein monster! Alternately portrayed as both mindless killer and a misunderstood gentle giant, the Frankenstein monster is a classic Halloween creep. Learn more about him with these 13 freaky facts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The young Mary Godwin, later wed to poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, wrote Frankenstein at the age of nineteen. As a house guest of Lord Byron, Mary Shelley was invited to participate in a challenge. Byron, Shelley, and the other guests set about writing the most frightening story they could. Shelley won, she claimed that her inspiration came from a vision she'd had, wherein a pale student of science knelt over a body …


The Autumn season brings with it the cool air, pumpkins, the color changing in the leaves and most of all the fun! Who can resist a fun fall festival or parade. Below are some fall parades that will be going on in the U.S. Have fun.

The Village Halloween Parade In Manhattan, New York

    With 53 Bands of Different Types of Music, Dancers and Artists, The Village Halloween Parade in Manhattan is said to be the most outrageous and most colorful Halloween parties in the United States. This parade has everything you would think a Halloween parade would have. Everything from huge paper-mâché puppets, jugglers, stilt walkers and break dancers and one of the hugest crowd of onlookers possible leading up in the millions. The parade takes place on October 31st at 7pm in Greenwich Village, along 6th Ave from Spring Street to 22nd Street.

New Orleans Halloween Parade ~ Krewe of Boo

    The Krewe of Boo in New Orleans is a Voodoo themed Halloween Parade that happens in the French Quarter. Come s…


America has a fascination with famous celebrities.  America has a captivation with ghosts and ghost stories as well.  So it's just natural that, even after a superstar dies, we're not ready to let go of them.  Maybe they're not ready to move onto the Next World either.  If you want to know where you may get a glimpse of your favorite star, find out about there famous celebrities who still haunt America.

   While at her home, this "sex goddess" from the 1950's, took an overdose of sleeping pills on August 4, 1962.  She lapsed into a coma, and never regained consciousness.  Marilyn Monroe was pronounced dead on August 5, 1962.
   Today, her ghost is said to still haunt the Brentwood house where she died at.  You can still see Marilyn Monroe's image in a mirror at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard too.  Monroe often stayed at that hotel when her career was its hottest.  The full-length mirror used to be located in her suite by the swim…


The next couple of weeks before Halloween, don't cuddle up with a book and read some kind of romance novel!   Go down to your video store, redbox rental unit or dig out one of these from your collection of movies (you do have your own stash of scary Halloween movies, don't you?).  Grab one of these and pop it in the dvd player, make some popcorn, grab some snacks (some Reese's chocolate), and a soda or two and sit back in your favorite chair or on the sofa and get ready to be entertained (or if you haven't seen them before, I hope they scare you so much that you sleep with the lights on!). Here's my top thirteen favorite scary and not so scary movies, not in any order, for this Halloween season!

30 Days of Night

   This 2007 vampire tale has a strong story and excellent acting.  The set design is beautifully done and very realistic.  It takes place in Alaska during the time when the sun doesn't shine.  Based on the 30 Days of Night  comic books, there are some…