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Happy Halloween! Again!

A band of trick-or-treaters just came to our door and sang my mother a song about pulling down her underwear. SOMEHOW, THEY ESCAPED WITH THEIR LIVES.

("What was that about my underwear...?" "When I was a kid, it was something about smelling your feet." "Oh...?")

Halloween linkspam!

Stan Lee's Acting Talents Finally Put To Good Use with Poe's "The Raven." Actually, I kind of wanted to post a reading of "Annabel Lee" in the last entry with the short-short stories--I've read it in public before, although I guess me reading it does put sort of an unexpected sapphic overtone on it ("I Buried a Girl and I Liked It"?)--but for some reason, I just could not get my mouth around the word sepulchre today. I can give you Christopher Walken's reading of "The Raven" instead, however.

BPAL has a new line of scents for Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book, with proceeds going to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

That Voodoo You Do, or Sweet Valley Twins #78: Steven the Zombie ; The Best Halloween Anthologies to Read in the Dark; Harlequin Gives Away Free Book for Halloween.

Defamer Halloween Costume Ideas, Vol. VI: The Icon; The Most Daring and Bold Halloween Costumes Yet!; Halloween Costumes So Cute They're Scary; Feature: Are we breeding a generation of cannibals?: A roundup of disturbing Halloween candy; Reverse Trick-or-Treating.

Bruce Springsteen's scary Halloween 'Devil' video; Watch This: 'Freddy Krueger: Registered Offender'; Wes Craven's 'Google'; Watch 'It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!' online.

Haunted Hollywood by Forbes; 38 Facts on Frankenstein (Including the Aerosmith song it inspired and the reason the Munsters never got sued); 15 sinister movie/TV Satans (#11 is my personal favorite); 15 hairy werewolf flicks; 12 stars' pre-fame horror roles; Cinematical Seven: Plain Old Creepy Flicks.

Regular linkspam!

Acclaimed author Studs Terkel dies at 96.

Cruise ship may house Ike victims. Not paying attention, I thought this read Cruise ship may like victims. Om nom nom.

Pardon sought for executed witches.

Coldplay premieres 'Lovers in Japan' video; Coldplay + Jay-Z = 'Viva La Hova.'

40 Reasons to Wish the MPAA Ratings System an Unhappy 40th Birthday.

Images: Defiance; Milk; Great 'Secret of Moonacre' pics (LYRAAAA!) over at The Costumer's Guide; George A. Romero's new zombie movie dawns; Exclusive: The 'Cadillac Records' Poster; Check This Out: Will Smith's 'Seven Pounds' Official Poster.

Trailers and clips: Could New 'Valkyrie' Trailer Start Backlash to the Backlash?

'Quantum of Solace': Exclusive pics!; David Arnold's 'Quantum of Solace' Score Reviewed; Kurylenko Under Fire By Communists (Daniel Craig Just Can't Catch a Break With The New Bond Girls).

PotterCast 171: This is Halloween; New Photos of Emma Watson and HBP from WB Still Photographer.

Twilight (yes, there's a lot of it, WHATEVER): I re-uploaded the Rome clips; Better-quality Rome footage on YouTube for now, from bella_stella78 (plus a transcript). The thing I still find the funniest about the Rome footage is that Bella arrives at the house (okay, maybe the funniest thing is Edward speed-mo-ing over to open the car door for her), and the Cullens are just cheerfully cooking dinner for her. I mean... what? I would rather just not do dinner at all than try to have it with a bunch of vampires who can't eat staring at me. "You look THAT LOOKS delicious." AND THEN IT TURNS OUT SHE ALREADY ATE.

(Let us not even speak of the flying-squirreling. There was better wire work in Hamlet 2, y'all.)

(Defamer: Leaked 'Twilight' Footage Nearly Drowned Out By Italian Shrieks of 'OMG!' "We'd pegged this movie as 'The Dark Knight' for girls, but even Bat-mania was never this loud.")

Who's Buying 'Twilight' Tickets? ("Personally, I am more interested in seeing how Twilight does at the box-office than who gets nominated for the Oscars this year. It's obvious it's going to be big, but impossible to tell just how big"); Twilight cast in Rome and Madrid - Videos; Pattinson and Stewart photoshoot taken in Rome (okay, Kristen Stewart needs a little sleep herself); 'Twilight': New Jacob pics; Show Us Your ‘Twilight’ Halloween Costumes!; STAND BACK, THE TOUR OF TERROR DATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED.

Rope of Silicon review: 'Let the Right One In.'

AV Club review: 'The Haunting Of Molly Hartley'; Cinematical review: 'The Haunting of Molly Hartley'; EW review: 'The Haunting of Molly Hartley'; 'Haunting of Molly Hartley’ all too familiar.

Scary 'Splinter' will get under your skin.

Cinematical review: 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'; Rope of Silicon review: 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'; 'Zack and Miri' is stupid and childish.

Cinematical review: 'Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father'; Rope of Silicon review: 'Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father.'

Kurt Loder Reviews Guy Ritchie’s ‘RocknRolla’; Rope of Silicon review: 'RocknRolla.'

Review: Jolie outstanding in 'Changeling.'

Justin Timberlake taught Ben Barnes how to dance. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

'Spider-Man 4' Gets a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer.

Samuel Jackson Joins Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds,' Too?

'Angels and Demons' Viral - Canister of Antimatter Discovered.

Rumor: Fox Has Another Planet of the Apes Movie?!

Richard Dreyfuss Speaks Out on Oliver Stone and 'W.'

Hugh Grant Gets a New RomCom Love Interest: Sarah Jessica Parker.

(Yeah, it's the last slot of the spam. What? I am really, really not a romantic comedy fan.)

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