Please tell me I’m not the only one who is really into haunted houses and creepy places? I know I’m not! In the spirit of Halloween, here are ten real-life creepy spots that I would DIE (LOL) to tour.

The Winchester Mystery House

After her husband died, Sarah Winchester found herself as the heir to a massive gun-based fortune. She became preoccupied with the idea that the ghosts of those who had lost their lives due to Winchester rifles would haunt her forever, so she set to building a giant mansion in San Jose. She continued to add on to her mansion until she died in 1923, and since she didn’t use an architect there are stairways that lead to nowhere and strange, small rooms. The Winchester house has 160 rooms and two basements. Apparently Sarah herself haunts the house, as well as several other ghosts.

The Museum Of Death

Among the artifacts at the Museum of Death are the Manson crime scene photos and tons of creepy instruments used by morticians of past and present. Los Angeles’ most famous murder victim, the Black Dahlia, has a special place of honor here too.

Marie Laveau’s tomb

I’m going to see this one when I visit New Orleans in December! If you knock three times, draw three Xs and leave an offering at voodoo queen Laveau’s tomb (conveniently above-ground), she might grant your wish. It was rumored that Laveau had the key to eternal life; who knows if her body actually rests in this cemetery?

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The LaLaurie Mansion

In keeping with the “American Horror Story: Coven” theme, I’m also going to visit the LaLaurie mansion, which is rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of the slaves that Madame LaLaurie and her family tortured over the years. Kathy Bates’ severed head not included.

The Island of the Dolls

Dolls are creepy no matter which way you slice it, and this makeshift altar to a dead girl in Mexico is beyond odd. Apparently, after the little girl died, dolls began to wash up on shore and now the island has become a doll-laden shrine.

Mutter Museum

Human oddities are fascinating and occasionally horrifying. The fact that your own genetics can backfire is terrifying! See them all at this Pennsylvania museum.

The Suicide Forest

Located near Mt. Fuji in Japan, this forest is both eerily quiet and creepy. There are no joyful sounds of nature, only a deep silence. It’s the most popular place to commit suicide in Japan and since it’s so deep and confusing to navigate, occasionally hikers and tourists will come across corpses and bones.

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Have a “House on Haunted Hill” flashback at this abandoned West Virginia insane asylum. There are several “hotspots” that you can tour in hopes of seeing one of the asylum’s many ghosts.

The Lemp Mansion

The Lemp family was touched by tragedy. Many of them committed suicide, and a teenage boy with physical and mental handicaps was imprisoned in the attic. It’s been converted to a restaurant, but you can also take a ghost tour. Maybe you’ll visit the boy in the attic.

Deadwood

I want to visit this historic South Dakota town to meet the ghosts of the Wild West. There are several locations claiming to be haunted by the likes of Wild Bill Hickok and a hotel owner who haunts his former residence with ghostly cigar smoke. And I’ll never turn down a visit to a creepy Victorian mansion. TC mark

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Lays Cappuccino Flavored Potato Chips

Cappuccino was first up because I happened to have a bottle of Irish cream handy and thought the two would go nicely together. When I began, the cappuccino flavor struggled to stand out against the chip. Worried about so many flavors colliding, I set my drink aside. However, even alone, the chips failed to make a lasting impression. They smelled more than tasted like cappuccino, and it was just a whiff at that. The downfall of Lays Cappuccino Flavored Potato Chips is that the coffee is too faint and is positively overpowered by the potato flavor. This chip is good for when you are bored and want something new but don’t want to put too much effort into it, and don’t really care about how the experience affects you. This would pair nicely with any sub-par TV show out right now.

I give it a C.

Lays Cheddar Bacon Mac and Cheese Flavored Potato Chips

Well, the good thing about this is that it had a palpable taste. The bad news is that the taste vaguely resembles vomit. The slight cheesiness combined with what I can only imagine read as “grease” in the minds of the makers as opposed to bacon, created an overly thick feeling in the mouth that blocked out any actual flavor. The first moment the chip rests on the tongue, it is delightful and easy to understand how it could be desirable. However, when teeth make contact with each other to chew, its true greasy, heavy colors shine through, and that is what makes this chip an almost-failure. The aftertaste of a whisper of pepper redeems it in the end. This is the kind of chip you eat when you are already in a hopeless mood and don’t see what’s wrong with going for broke.

I give it a D.

Lays Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger Flavored Potato Chips

Unrestrained wasabi and tantalizing ginger, plated on a dependable kettle chip, the combination was titillating and made me reach back into the bag for more. I knew it couldn’t last forever, so I tempered myself, savoring and treasuring each chip for what it was- a new and enthralling adventure. Wild and daring, always teasing and never releasing you, this chip emboldens the taster. It will test your self-control. It isn’t the chip I would have chosen to love, but do. Who would have thought that a combination of flavors and textures so different from potato chips would result in such an exquisite concoction? Each distinct flavor, though bold, serves to bring out the best in the other. This chip is great to go along with your favorite dysfunctional relationship, on or off-screen. I know I will always support Wasabi Ginger, but will it be there for me? I can see it now, me down on my luck and needing Wasabi Ginger, only to find it has vanished from existence , from production, without so much as a goodbye, leaving me to settle for a substitute. And though I may not be able to count on it in the long run, I firmly believe it is the choice for me in the here and now.

This chip gets an A plus.

Lays Wavy Mango Salsa Flavored Potato Chips

Oh, Mango Salsa. The moment I felt it in my mouth, it was wonderful. The ridges were an excellent touch, providing each splash of flavor with a wave to ride upon. But you failed to keep me interested, Mango Salsa. It was my fault, I know. Ever since I learned of these four flavors, Mango Salsa was the one I wanted to try most, so I saved it for last. I thought it seemed like the chippiest flavor, the next natural step in chip creation. But something was missing. The mango taste was there, but what else is supposed to be in the salsa? It is tasty, indeed, but impossible to decrypt. It’s also a little too tart. This didn’t really taste so much like a potato chip as a dried mango chip. This isn’t a bad thing. It was still great. It just wasn’t everything I thought it would be. This is the kind of chip that gives unconditionally and is good until the last bite. Generous, earnest and true, it’s only real downfall is that I had another option, Wasabi Ginger. Yet I feel Mango Salsa may be around for the long haul, and I salute it as a good runner-up. This is a great chip to eat when you are alone, reflective, and looking towards the future. Perhaps as you are letting go of a long sought-after dream, or it is raining outside.

I give it an A, because even if it wasn’t what I expected, I recognize good work when I taste it. TC mark









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Your Halloween costume is not sexy enough. Your Halloween costume is never sexy enough. Remember that year you were trying to be a sultry Marilyn Monroe and everyone kept complimenting you on your painstakingly accurate Janet Reno costume?

You’ve made the mistake of trying to go the funny route with your costume one too many times. “Ha ha!” you’ve thought to yourself while crafting your hilarious getup. “People will really get a kick out of this hot dog suit!”

It seems like a great idea until you go to a party and watch a bunch of extremely attractive, scantily clad people make out while you sit in the corner trying to reapply your relish.

If you want to fit in with the cool kids this year, you’ll finally have to sex up your game. You’re like the last person in America who hasn’t had a Halloween nipple slip. Hell, you’re probably the last person on Earth who hasn’t walked into a crowded Halloween party and immediately had accidental sex with half of the attendees.

I’m aware of all of the arguments against risqué Halloween costumes: I’ve heard them decried as “trashy,” “objectifying,” and “oh my god, I can actually see your uterus.” The truth is that sexy costumes are far from the most offensive found at an average Halloween party.

Far worse are those who attempt to capitalize on tragic events with an intentionally “too soon” costume that revels in its inappropriateness. Extracting humor from other people’s misery is practically a Halloween tradition, but sometimes too soon really is too soon, and the same goes for sexy costumes. That being said, let me be the first to state that 2014 is officially the first year where you can unapologetically don your Sexy Dead Titanic Passenger costume – but don’t even think about wearing that Sexy Dead Hindenburg Passenger costume, yet. Dick.

Of course, a revealing outfit often means getting into better shape to avoid embarrassment. I’ll never forget the first year I tried a sexy costume – 1992, when I was Sexy Charles Grodin. What should have been an unforgettable evening was ruined when someone brusquely pointed out that “Charles Grodin doesn’t have gout.”

Since that rather traumatic episode, I’ve typically turned October into a health-crazed month in which I forego fast food, soda, and most intravenous drugs. Last year it really paid off when my Sexy Kia Soul Hamster gave the Eastern seaboard a gigantic collective boner. The fact that my backside was covered in tufts of genuine hamster fur certainly didn’t stop onlookers from commenting on “dat ass.”

I’ve seen sexy Halloween costumes come and I’ve seen sexy Halloween costumes go. I’m not even sure I understand most of them these days: carefree young people running around with their “Melissa Joan Hart wigs” and their “Jonas Brothers zoot suits.” It’s all quite strange and a little bit frightening to me. But I still know sexy when I see it.

Some of you may be worried that your planned costume doesn’t lend itself well to sex appeal. “How am I going to be a Sexy Art Garfunkel?” you’re undoubtedly wondering. The truth is, you can make any Halloween costume sexy with a few minor alterations. Show a little thigh and regular ol’ Harriet Tubman becomes Sexy Harriet Tubman. And you only need to bare your midriff to turn boring Charlie Brown into Sexy Charlie Brown!

There’s no limit to the sexy costumes you can dream up: Sexy Registered Libertarian, Sexy Amelia Earhart, Sexy Dale Earnhardt, Sexy Puritan Candlemaker, Sexy Menthol Cigarette, Sexy Reformed Methodist, Sexy Patrick Ewing, Sexy Orphan, Sexy Illiterate Magician, Sexy Gloria Steinem, Sexy Ziggy, Sexy Mushmouth from Fat Albert, Sexy Overworked Nurse with Seasonal Depression, Sexy Confused Young Man Putting Bengay on his Dad’s Back…the options are endless!

Still really stumped for ideas? Eh, just be a slut or something. TC mark









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