What makes a good Halloween story?
It goes without saying it’s got to be horror. But there are certain stories that evoke that whimsical October chill better than others.
Reading Brendan Vidito’s Nightmares in Ecstasy is like entering a basement laboratory to find hundreds of unspeakable things sealed in jars, peering through the murk to glimpse eyeballs and tentacles and other mutated appendages that appear unnervingly human, but somehow not.
Combing through their records while writing their coming-of-age memoir High School, indie pop duo Tegan and Sara stumbled upon old tapes of some of their earliest musical compositions.
Good Omens, an early work by fantasy legends Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman is in many ways a familiar tale.