Disney Détournement: Cory Doctorow’s Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

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For anyone who's dreamed of going to Disney World and never leaving, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003) is the book for you. Cory Doctorow's increasingly relevant novel is a precious literary artifact, functioning as a potent science fiction missive, as a challenge to copyright laws, and as a prophecy of the coming age of reputation currency.

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The Scariest Halloween Costumes Ever Pt. 2

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We find it fascinating how much freakier costumes were back in the day. Were people really that much more deranged back then? Was it a reflection of the times? Or maybe... the true horror lies in the fact that people used their imaginations to create their costumes rather than parading over to the nearest Party Shop and forking over money for a prepackaged costume.

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6 Best Family-Friendly Halloween Movies

Entertainment Horror Movies

Halloween Season is upon us. Now is the perfect time to turn the lights off in the living room, warm up some popcorn and watch something that chills us to our very core, or something that indulges our inner-macabre. Everyone loves to be scared.

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Colossus: The Forbin Project, Another Look At Really Evil AI

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Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970) is about an artificial intelligence system, Colossus, which was created specifically as a military defense program to protect the United States from the Soviets. It's currently being remade by Ron Howard and Will Smith.

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The Best of Spirit Photography

Entertainment Paranormal

The quest to capture ghosts on film dates back to somewhere around the mid-1800s. Spirit photography, with its strange ectoplasm, seems to provide possible evidence of an unseen world.

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The Most Wackadoodle UFO Cults Of All Time

Aliens Entertainment

We had no idea how many UFO religions there were and are in the world. Sure, we've heard of the standards--the eccentric Scientologists, creepy Raëlians, and tragic Heaven's Gate members. But it turns out there is a lineage to the development of UFO religions that dates back to the 40s, when the world was changing dramatically and minds were opening...perhaps a little too wide.

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How to Analyze a Ghost Recording (EVP)

Entertainment Paranormal

If you are very careful to know your equipment and conduct your sessions, the ultimate step of a paranormal investigation is analysis. Many 'hunters' listen back to recordings on site; while this can be useful in directing a session, be sure to go back and analyze later anyway.

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