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31 Days of Halloween

31 Days of Halloween — Day 6, “Lake Mungo”

The Palmers are a family struggling to cope with a devastating loss – the death of their 16-year-old daughter Alice in a drowning accident. The little family – mom, dad, and older brother – can’t quite put the pieces back together in the months after her body was found. Mother June refuses to accept that her daughter is […]

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Pop Culture

31 Days of Halloween, Day 1 — Your True Tales of Hauntings

“All houses are haunted. All persons are haunted. Throngs of spirits follow us everywhere. We are never alone.” – Barney Sarecky

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Life

The Spectacle of Death

“What is it about the concept of death that compels us to toy with it?” It was a question posed to the audience of Ghost Stories, a West End production I attended a few months back. The crowd chuckled nervously as the buttoned-down presenter glared unnervingly into the audience.

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Pop Culture

Guilty Pleasures: Hoarders

So, in our last installment, we discussed a show about ghost stories. This time, we’re going to examine a TV show that’s perhaps more frightening than visits from the dead: Hoarders. I would hope this show doesn’t need description, but a quick summary: the show focuses on two individuals or families who are dealing with […]