Friday, October 29, 2010

Halloween Links

Disturbing book recommendations, for reading on a dark and lonely night. More here. Be ready to jot down suggestions, or contribute your own.

The Haunted Plantation. The Myrtles in St. Francisville, Louisiana has all the amenities a visitor could want, including ghost sightings -on the house.

38 Essential Facts about Frankenstein. Plus 9 more Frankenstein Facts.

The Cat With Hands is a really creepy story. You’ll be glad you watched during the day with lights on and people around.

The Art of the Jack-O-Lantern: More than just a pretty face! Pumpkins are not only a great art medium, but they are displayed in more homes than other kinds of sculpture.

10 Literary Halloween Costumes. Abstract Concept Halloween Costumes (parts one and two). Conceptual Physics Costumes. The Doppler Effect.

My Parents Loved Halloween is a nostalgia blog dedicated to Halloween. You are invited to submit photographs of your childhood Halloween costumes, and enjoy pictures of trick-or-treat long ago.

Who Was Dr. Frankenstein? The inspiration for the mad doctor could have been one or more of many men known to Mary Shelley.

A Brief History of Poisoned Halloween Candy.

Take a picture of your Halloween costume before you go out partying, so you can submit it to College Humor's Costume Contest. The deadline to get those pictures in is November 5th.

Noah Scalin at Skull-s-Day carved a pumpkin and found the skull inside! (via The Daily What)

No comments: