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Holiday Madness!

If you are a living, breathing human, you've heard no doubt of the craziness on the day after Thanksgiving; a day ominously named, Black Friday! Here's a synopsis of how it looks in newspapers and on TV. Shoppers waiting in long lines for stores to open...

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Our Fascination With Dead People!

Yikes! Not another tale of newly animated dead folk terrorizing an unsuspecting town! They come in foot-dragging, eye ball-sagging, arm-swinging swarms and seem to dominate our entertainment outlets. There appears to be a deeply rooted desire among the...

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She Remembers Free Love

Loretta believed that her days as a free spirit were done with her waist-length hair, long gypsy skirts and the "free love" rhetoric of every boy she had ever known in her youth. She had only the echoes of the music of the seventies and a grown daughter...

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The Halloween Scarecrow Murders

"And whatever you do, Bart, don't make the Scarecrow mad, alright?" Bart and Stevy were only seven when Stevy's big brother Alec imparted those words of wisdom. Bart thought he was being his usual bossy self, trying to tell people what to do all the time,...

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The Sorcerer's Crucible Has Arrived

" No one can deny the truth of it; there is a Sorcerer among us!" So spoke the old Minister. A wizened old man of indeterminate years, that the locals of the village put down as nearing a century. He had already out-lived all of their grandparents and...

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The Vampire's Plot

There was no turning back or running ahead; both were blocked by the Vampire tag team she nicknamed Harold and Maud after that kind of creepy movie of the same name. Harold was bringing up the rear, putting pressure on her like a herding sheep dog, only...

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White Death

The young man, Kendall Paltry, known as "whitey" to his few friends and associates, had lived in the village of Kent since his birth, twenty two years earlier. The day he came squalling into the world of men, was marked by two significant happenings....

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