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‘pokemon go’ gets spooky with a halloween in-game event

‘Pokemon Go’ Gets Spooky With a Halloween In-Game Event

Halloween is right around the corner and as many retailers and businesses are gearing up for specials and sales, Pokemon Go is jumping on board and planning it’s very first in-game event. The event will take place from October 26 through November 1st. During this time, the opportunity for trainers to catch some of the…

Here are the “spooky” details for the halloween asteroid flyby

Here Are The “Spooky” Details for the Halloween Asteroid Flyby

What is presumed to be an asteroid is expected to sail past the earth a mere 1.3 times the distance to the moon on Halloween. Scientists have named the asteroid “Spooky” and it’s believed to be between 950-2,100 feet wide. A more accurate measuring will be recorded by scientists on Halloween when the asteroid is…

Halloween music: a definitive guide

Halloween Music: A Definitive Guide

Early fall is over and the countdown to Halloween can begin! Check out these artists for some creepy vibes to get you in the mood. 1. Marilyn Manson This one’s a no-brainer. Self-proclaimed devil-worshipper Marilyn Manson specializes in songs about death, violence, and the macabre. Marilyn Manson is Halloween. 2. The Midnight Syndicate Gothic music…

October movie preview: more treat than trick!

October Movie Preview: More Treat than Trick!

Okay so in hindsight I was a bit overly optimistic about September movies. But October really is good, I swear! There are some early Oscar contenders alongside blockbusters and plenty to choose from for the Halloween fan in all of us. The number of titles is hefty this month. Fourteen wide release movies means you’ll…

Best movies to watch this halloween

Best Movies To Watch This Halloween

It’s time for that holiday that baffles non-Americans everywhere! The day cross-dressers celebrate more than most anime cons and little kids celebrate more than Christmas (because let’s face it, a man climbing down your chimney and eating your cookies doesn’t beat getting a pillowcase full of candy while dressed as Batman) has finally arrived! On…

The top five most memorable monsters in ‘silent hill’

The Top Five Most Memorable Monsters in ‘Silent Hill’

Halloween is All Hallow’s Eve, the one night of the year when the dead can rise and wonder the earth alongside their monster kin. But anyone who’s ever played a Silent Hill game will tell you that, in that particular town, every night is Halloween. The atmosphere constantly oscillates between the dark of night and…

October movie preview: halloween hijinks in full swing

October Movie Preview: Halloween Hijinks in Full Swing

September is typically considered one of the worst months of the box office year, but in 2014 it wasn’t so bad in terms of the quality of movies we saw. October movies look pretty good too. The variety of titles spread throughout the month, mean that you can probably find something you want to see…

How to survive halloween without having your face nommed off

How To Survive Halloween Without Having Your Face Nommed Off

All Hallow’s Eve is a magical, scary, dangerous time that could see you get your face nommed off. No one at Geek Insider wants to see that happen to you, you’re a good person! You deserve to survive. So here are some handy tips to help you keep your head, your face, and your heartbeat…

Tim burton and his career full of halloween movies

Tim Burton and His Career Full of Halloween Movies

Every year I spend the second half of October preparing for Halloween with a whole bunch of season appropriate movies. For most people, that would consist of the screams of slasher franchises or maybe the spookiness of some paranormal classics. But I have never been a huge horror fan. So that means my viewing list…

5 instantly recognizable geeky halloween costumes

5 Instantly Recognizable Geeky Halloween Costumes

With Halloween just around the corner, thoughts turn to one topic: costumes. Though the idea of an adult dressing up in a crazy outfit to impress other adults is pretty standard (albeit rather strange, when you think about it), the motivations behind which costume is chosen can be very different. While millions of horror fanatics…

October movie preview: where did all the horror go?

October Movie Preview: Where Did All the Horror Go?

Halloween is fast approaching, as the orange filling in my Oreos seems to indicate. At the movies however, Halloween’s favorite genres are missing in action. In terms of horror movies, the usual suspects like “Saw” and “Paranormal Activity” aren’t happening. The “Saw” franchise ended and “Paranormal Activity” will return next October with number five. Also…

10 Geeky Halloween Costumes for Kids

Whether the kids like flying around the house in Serenity, the girls want to be Princess Darth Vaders with pink light sabers, or the family is more into video games, Geek Insider’s got 10 a-dork-able Halloween costumes for even the littlest geeks in the family. If the family geeks out over video games, movies, TV…