Tag Archives: scary

Friday Night Think Tank: What Really Scares You?

It’s the Friday night before Halloween, Modern Philosophers! How exciting is it that The Great Pumpkin will be here to visit us soon?  I hope he brings me plenty of candy because I’ve been a very good boy this year. … Continue reading

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The Stalked

Larry had to stop to take a breath. He knew that every second he was not running meant that his pursuers were gaining ground on him, but he simply could not continue. Not without getting some oxygen into his lungs, … Continue reading

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The Killer Was Watching…And Waiting

Lucinda sat in the same chair she always did, sipped her favorite flavored coffee, and read a magazine that focused more on gossip than it did on actual news.  This was her regular Friday night routine, and it helped her … Continue reading

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Halloween Horror Panel Selects Humans As Scariest Beings

The much anticipated Halloween Horror Panel was held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor today. A packed house gathered for what is referred to as the “Comic-Con of Halloween”.  Sponsored by the All Hallows Society, the Horror Panel is … Continue reading

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Monsters Under The Bed Fleeing Maine At An Alarming Rate

Have you checked under your beds lately, Modern Philosophers? If you live in Maine, there’s an excellent chance you will discover that the Monster Under Your Bed has packed up and left for New Hampshire. According to the Bureau of … Continue reading

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Bangor’s Graveyard Ghost Story Club Meets Tonight…

Another sure sign that Autumn has arrived in Maine, Modern Philosophers, is the return of the Graveyard Ghost Story Club. One of my favorite happenings of the Halloween Season, the group meets late at night at various cemeteries in the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Think Tank: Haunted Edition

Happy Haunted Friday Night, Modern Philosophers!  It’s the first Friday in October which mean Halloween is just around the corner, and Ghosts are flocking to Maine for Autumn vacation. I’ve had our visitors from the Spirit World haunting my thoughts … Continue reading

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Hauntings Skyrocket In Maine As Ghosts Gather For Halloween

You know that noise, Modern Philosophers, that wakes you from sleep in the middle of the night?  The one that sounds like nails scratching on the window?  Or like a low, deep moaning?  Perhaps like footsteps all the way on … Continue reading

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I Advise You To Buy A Bunk Bed

Dear Modern Philosopher, Your courage in writing about your phobias has inspired me to write to you to ask for help with facing one of mine. I am 33 years old, live by myself, and have been having some serious … Continue reading

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Blizzard Of Zombies Turns Brewer Dairy Queen Into Royal Mess

It was such a hot day in Maine today, Modern Philosophers, that the Zombies were willing to trade in their usual feast of brains for an attack of brain freeze. At 12:13pm, Brewer Police responded to a frantic 911 call … Continue reading

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