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Things We Saw Today: Rapper Kreayshawn Got a Collar With Our Rejection Hotline Number on It

Kreayshawn made our day with the coolest shout-out to The Mary Sue's Rejection Hotline we can imagine.

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Things We Saw Today: This Adorable Halloween Google Doodle Is Making Us Cry Spooky Tears

Spoiler: the power of friendship is stronger even than spookiness.

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I CANNOT Watch Scary Movies, But I Love Scary Stories. What Are Some of Your Favorites?

It's Halloween-adjacent weekend, so let's celebrate the thrill of the scary story. Whether it's a family myth, urban legend, bestselling novel, or niche short story, I want to hear about it!

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Things We Saw Today: Halloween Bento Boxes Are Not Okay!

File this under "Disgusting."

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Make Your Own Steven Universe Pumpkin Pupper for Halloween

Cartoon Network uploaded a DIY video perfect for any Steven Universe fans.

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Monday Cute: Guinea Pigs in Little Halloween Costumes!

Nothing says festive holiday season like cute tiny animals dressed up costumes.

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Tell Us About Your Best-Ever Halloween Costume

All Hallow's Eve is speedily approaching, but there are some of us (*whistles*) who are dragging our feet on what to be. So let's share some of our fondest costuming memories, and maybe we'll inspire each other.

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The Grandmother of All Slasher Films Black Christmas Reminds Us That Horror Movies Can Be Lady Positive

The classic movie Halloween is often credited with being the first slasher film. Well, sorry to break the news for some of you, but the reality is that while it is certainly the grandfather of slasher movies, there is a grandmother out there and her cane is here to smash y’all younglings in the face. Her name is Black Christmas.

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7 Badass Horror Heroines for Halloween

As a horror movie fan, it’s impossible to ignore all the issues in the genre. The treatment of women, the graphic use of sexual assault and torture porn, and the lack of complex female characters are just some of the problems in a lot of horror movies. However, there are also a bunch of badass horror heroines out there. These characters are far more than the usual one-note performances that women are often boxed into.

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Things We Saw Today: Sesame Street Sings the 80s Greatest Hits

There's nothing quite like a Muppet-ized Sesame Street mashup of 80s music, am I right?

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Rick and Morty Parodies Ex Machina, The Thing and More in Claymation Shorts

Adult Swim has created a series of claymation shorts titled Rick and Morty: The Non-Canonical Adventures that put the science duo in famous scenes of movies like Ex Machina, The Thing, The Fly, Honey I Shrunk the Kids,and Halloween.

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Rogue One‘s Donnie Yen Was #ParentingGoals This Halloween With Son Dressed Up As Chirrut Imwe

It helps to have a dad in high places! This Halloween was really special for Rogue One's Donnie Yen and his family, who basically made Star Wars the family business this year!

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Netflix Celebrates Halloween With A Creepy Stranger Things “Archival Newsreel”

Netflix's Stranger Things gets into the Halloween spirit (as if that show isn't basically the embodiment of the Halloween spirit) with an "archival newsreel" from the local news station in Hawkins, Indiana.

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Defeat Ghosts as a Magical Cat on Google’s Cutest Halloween Doodle

This year's Magic Cat Academy game takes inspiration from a real-life black cat named Momo, whose human is Doodler Juliana Chen.

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Seven Times #BlackGirlMagic Ruled This Year’s Halloween Festivities

While it would be easy to focus on the racially insensitive costumes that this holiday often brings, we're centering in on something much more festive—#BlackGirlMagic. So here are our favorites featuring women of color.

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Why Halloween Episodes Are Objectively the Best Part of Every TV Series

Christmas episodes are often too sappy. Thanksgiving ones are nearly always trite and frequently racist. Valentine’s Day episodes? Excruciatingly unrealistic. But Halloween episodes occupy the same sweet spot between surprise and tradition as the holiday itself.

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7 Reasons to Rewatch Buffy on Halloween (And 3 to Keep Your Nostalgia in Check)

Some of us saw Buffy as it aired, some of us found it on Netflix, and though it may seem impossible to the super-fans, some of us have yet to discover the soothing power of Anthony Stewart Head’s voice for the first time.

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SNL‘s David Pumpkins Makes Every Scary Movie Even Scarier

Any questions?!

While last week’s episode of Saturday Night Live premiered to positive reviews, one sketch that caught on (to the surprise of many) was “Haunted Elevator”, in which Tom Hanks played the bizarre yet impeccably dressed David S. Pumpkins–complete with backup b-boy skeletons. It was a relatively simple bit at its core, but somehow the combination […]

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Wanted: Expert Poltergeists for “Lady in White” Position—Apply Now! (Humor)

Thank you for your interest in our Lady in White position at Brockmorehampton Castle. Please take a moment to answer the questions below.

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For the Love of All Hallow’s Eve, Let’s Retire the “Nerd Costume”

It's Halloween Costume Crunch Time (HCCT), so you might be tempted to take the easy way out. Resist, friends!

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