Friday the 13th: A Reading Guide

In honor of Friday the 13th, I’ve put together a list of ten* scary/freaky/eerie books appropriate for reading today, complete with 13 word** blurbs on each:   It by Stephen King – It gets uncomfortably weird, and it’s mega long, but man, is it great. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – Has one of the […]

A Very Friday the 13th Wednesday the 18th

Whether you treat Friday the 13th as an occasion to celebrate, have a genuine fear of it, or brazenly mock it by doing something has terrifyingly fate-tempting as taking Flight 666 to HEL, there’s no denying this particular Friday the 13th is a timely one, what with it being October, the month to indulge in […]

Something to Fear on Friday the 13th

Today is the third and final Friday the 13th of 2015. If you’re the superstitious type, or even just a little stitious, this is an unlucky day through which you’d be wise to tread lightly. But why? The origins of and rationale for our fear of and on Friday the 13th are murky at best. […]

Friday the 13th: A Laughing Matter

It seems like there has been an unusually high number of Friday the 13ths over the past year and a half. Heck, we just had one last month. I’ve already written about two of them, and because I’ve never been afraid to shamelessly run things into the ground, I’m going back to the well once […]

Friday the 13th: A Blogger’s Redemption (And Mini Investigation)

A few months ago, I wrote this goofy post about missing a golden Friday the 13th blogging opportunity. Today, I get my chance at sweet, sweet redemption, as another Friday the 13th has graced us surprisingly (if, like me, you never look more than a month ahead in your calendar) quickly. I’m not gonna make […]

Saturday the 14th: A Blogger’s Lament

Yesterday was Friday the 13th. It is a highly interesting day marked by compelling superstitious lore. Today is Saturday the 14th. It is a day that is only remarkable in its extreme lack of notoriety. Friday the 13th would have been a great day to post a blog entry. Saturday the 14th, not so much. […]

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