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  • Ghost costumes are popular since they can be easily made out of sheets.
    3 things associated with ghosts
    Of all the characters and creatures associated with Halloween, ghosts are arguably the most famous of all. Ghost stories have abounded for centuries and accounts of hauntings have appeared in nearly every single culture and society. For these...
  • Monsters come in a wide array of shapes and sizes. Some can even be friendly--like those from "Monsters Inc."
    3 things associated with monsters
    Monsters are among the most famous characters associated with Halloween. Depicted as creatures of various shapes, colors, and sizes, monsters have become some of Halloween’s most notable characters. In movies, monsters have been depicted as...
  • Mummies are actual bodies of dead Ancient Egyptians. Many are on display in museums.
    3 things associated with mummies
    Mummies are among the most famous characters associated with Halloween. Often depicted as bandaged zombies, mummies have carved a place for themselves in pop-culture and subsequently become one of Halloween’s most notable characters. One of...
  • Witches are popular Halloween costumes!
    3 things associated with witches
    As Halloween approaches many stores and houses have decorations displayed that feature some of the most iconic spooky imagery. Witches are among the most famous characters associated with Halloween. Often depicted as green-skinned old women who...
  • Castles are favorite dwellings among many Halloween characters.
    3 haunted-mansion dwelling entities
    Halloween is a time to celebrate the spooky and scary. Creepy locations like cemeteries and abandoned buildings are in vogue in the weeks leading up to October 31st. Of all the supposedly “spooky” locations, abandoned mansions and/or...
  • Cemeteries and graves are iconic Halloween imagery.
    3 grave-yard dwelling entities
    Halloween is usually associated with everything scary. Monsters, murderers, blood and gore appear in lots of movies aimed at teenage-audiences while younger children enjoy cartoons that include characters and storylines with slightly spooky plots...
  • Chester and Hesters
    Disney character sports: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
    Disney’s Animal Kingdom is home to everything wild and exciting, including the Disney characters available for meet and greets throughout the park. Guests visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be able to meet up with traditional...
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    Disney character spots: Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    Lights! Camera! Action! Disney’s Hollywood Studios will take you from the theme park into the magic of the big screen. Plus, there are fun and exciting Disney characters from everyone’s favorite movies and television shows.Disney&rsquo...
  • Character Spot Epcot
    Disney character spots: Epcot
    Just about every Disney fan has a photo or two (or even more...sometimes in the hundreds) of themselves and a Disney character. Going from park to park in search of the different Disney characters is one way to enjoy your next Disney vacation....
  • Character Spot Epcot
    The ABCs of Disney World Characters
    One of the most magical things to do at the Walt Disney World Resorts and Theme Parks is to go hunting for your favorite Disney character and get that autograph book filled. Almost everyone who visit’s the Disney theme parks has a blast...
  • Mickey Mouse at MK
    Disney character spots: Magic Kingdom
    One of the best things about visiting the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resorts is the chance to meet your favorite characters face-to-face. However, sometimes it is difficult to find some of the characters, mostly because you may...
  • "Revelations"
    Under the Dome Episode Commentary: "Revelations"
    There were plenty of surprises in this episode of “Under the Dome” and the title “Revelations” says it all. We finally find out that the girl who does not remember her name, is actually Melanie Cross. We discover what...
  • Dual
    Inside Out Film Festival: Review of 'Dual'
    "Dual" was described as having "a style reminiscent of a lesbian Before Sunrise", which made it an intriguing selection for the Inside Out Film Festival. TheBefore trilogy is a series of peripatetic, dialogue-driven movies, a...
  • Gov. Christie: Model for epic fictional character?
    Why political characters thrive in fiction writing
    We all are growing tired of the cynicism that pervades politics, both left and right. It always has, really, but the old pros used to keep it quiet so we of the unsuspecting public could continue to believe everything is being done in our interest...
  • A Farce Unto Itself: “Accidental Death of An Anarchist” Rollicks the Yale Rep
    A Farce Unto Itself: “Accidental Death of An Anarchist” Rollicks the Yale Rep
    A Farce Unto Itself: Fo’s “Accidental Death of An Anarchist” Rollicks the Yale RepPlay: Accidental Death of An Anarchist by Dario Fo, directed by Christopher BayesTheater: Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, running November...