| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The East Coast offers unique hot spots for Halloween chills:
Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary — What began as a one-night haunted house in the ruins of the Eastern State Penitentiary at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue in 1991 has 29...
| Oct 4, 2012
It's a trolley ride with a twist.
History is at every turn on Boston's Ghosts and Gravestones Fright-Seeing Tour as you explore exotic haunts in honor of Halloween.
Visit the Ghosts and Gravestones website.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:32 PM
A 10,000-square-foot replica of the Disneyland Haunted Mansion attraction minus the 999 ghosts will go up for auction Wednesday on eBay for $873,000 or the next highest bid.
Photos: A virtual tour of the Haunted Mansion replica home
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
As we slip into October, I decided to assemble my first-ever Fantasy Halloween League of the Top 13 haunted mazes at theme parks around the world.
Think of the Top 13 list as a nightmare fantastic park with the most demented, disturbing and disgusting...
| Sep 28, 2012
Aaron Sagers has traveled the globe to hunt for ghosts, search for aliens and investigate curses. Now, he’s the host and co-executive producer of “Paranormal Paparazzi,” an entertainment news show premiering Sept. 28 on the Travel...
| Sep 27, 2012
The month of October (and even the last few days of September) have plenty to offer the fan of all things creepy, as we gear up for Halloween season. Whether you like your horror hardcore, or more family-friendly, you should be able to find some movie...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
"Liesl & Po" by Lauren Oliver
"Liesl and Po" is about a girl, a boy, a ghost, and a ghost pet. Will (the boy), confuses a box containing ashes of Henry Morbower, who is Liesl's father, with the most powerful magic in the world. Liesl is locked in the...
| Aug 30, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Last week's “The Apparition” contained an alarming lack of skill. So “The Awakening” represents a certain corrective because it disturbs for reasons other than nearly everyone involved in the horror movie not...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:55 PM
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. Here's what young Chicago-area writers had to say. We've left the reviews mostly unedited to let the charm shine through. Watch for more to come.
"Frog and Toad All Year" by...
| Aug 23, 2012
Zero stars (out of four)
In the astoundingly incompetent “The Apparition,” the most legitimate conversation involves a debate about whether or not Costco sells saguaro cacti.
Good news, green thumbs; it appears they do.
Pretty much every...
| Aug 23, 2012
When Sina Grace stepped down last week as editorial director of Skybound Comics — “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman’s ......