Tag: halloween

Dead Man’s Bones, “Lose Your Soul” (Turbotito Remix)

Happy Halloween!

(That’s Ryan Gosling singing, btw)


We were warriors once, of the Scottish variety, wrapped in tartan blankets with our faces painted blue. Our women were Playboy bunnies, bare skin bound in black Lycra, shivering in the frozen night.

The air was so cold that our breaths became crystals, suspended in front of our ­faces before shattering to the ground. State Street sat a long mile from our hotel, and the walk there was killing us. The shots we’d downed were not doing their job of cloaking our souls in liquid warmth.

“How many more blocks?” Shelly asked me as she wrapped her arms around her frail torso.

“Fifty,” I said.

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Six Movies You Might Not Have Seen to Watch This Halloween

Funny Games
Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

Let the Right One In
Oscar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl who turns out to be a vampire.

The Thing
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

Rosemary’s Baby
A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.

Jacob’s Ladder
A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn’t what he believes it to be when he’s attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him.

7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps.

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