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Busted

Well, you’ve caught me, with no post prepared because I spent all of last night watching the Red Sox face the Dodgers in game one of the World Series. Although I live in Charlotte, North Carolina, I grew up outside of Boston, and still remain a dedicated fan.

Instead, I’ll leave you with a snippet from the Gardner Museum instagram feed, proudly showing off their founder Isabella Stewart Gardner as a devoted Red Sox fan who attended every game of the 1912 World Series.

Strange Happenings This Week:

Celebrate:

Tuesday, October 30th- Listen to the original radio broadcast of Orson Wells’s War of the Worlds. The update of the H.G. Wells Classic was broadcast in 1938, and caused panic among listeners who where unaware that they were listening to a radio play.

Give Back:

In addition to monetary donations needed to fund research, allbloodcancers.org is in search of volunteers to support/staff fundraising events.

See:

Wednesday, October 24- October’s Full Moon is also known as the Hunter’s Moon. In early autumn, the Full Moon rises about a half-hour later each night compared with a normal lag close to 50 minutes. The added early evening illumination supposedly helps hunters track down their prey.

Read:

Mary Roach’s Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers charts the journeys cadavers take when they are donated to science. From the expected (medical schools) to the unexpected (a Tennessee farm dedicated to the study of decomposition), Roach uses dry, dark humor to explore the many ways human remains are used to further scientific endeavors.

Watch:

Friday, October 26th is loaded with options for anyone searching for Halloween appropriate entertainment. On Netflix, both the new series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and season 2 of the anime hit Castlevania premiere.
Season four of Syfy‘s anthology series Channel Zero: The Dream Door also begins.

Lastly, the much anticipated remake of Dario Argento’s Suspiria hits theaters.

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