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The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

A sundry of spooky links this week: we begin with the curious case of Mary Roff and Lurancy Vennum. From Merinda, "Short version is ... Mary Roff was crazy and died.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

What's With the Uniforms? The Stories Behind the AFL Throwbacks

Scott Allen

The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league's launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season.

The Late Movies: Improv Everywhere

Mark Arminio

Improv Everywhere is a collection of artists who stage scenes in public places.

The Quick 10: 10 Halloween Traditions

Stacy Conradt

Most of us are pretty familiar with carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating, but there are plenty of other Halloween traditions out there.

The 5pm Quiz: State Nicknames

Jason English

Just how well do you know your states? Are you on a nickname basis? Let's find out. Take the Quiz: State

RIP Soupy Sales (1926-2009)

Kara Kovalchik

My addiction to television started very early and my parents were enablers, even though that term hadn't been coined at the time.

Friday Happy Hour: Fanatical Parents & School Assemblies

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.

The Origins of 6 Casino Favorites

Ethan Trex

Planning a trip to Vegas in the near future? Never forget that in the long run, the house always wins.

How To Make A Realistic Fairy

Jill Harness

Last week, Boing Boing helped introduce an incredibly wonderful Halloween decoration to its readers—a dead mummified fairy?

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man in  La-Z-Boy Charged with Drunk Driving 61-year-old Dennis LeRoy Anderson of Proctor, Minnesota pleaded guilty to leaving a bar and crashing his vehicle.

Brain Game: Hallowords

Trick-or-treat time is nearly upon us! To celebrate, here's today's Brain Game: Find as many words as you can - of four letters or more - from the letters in the word HALLOWEEN.

Morning Cup of Links: Critterati

Miss Cellania

Star Wars (episode four) done completely in ascii. Someone has a lot of extra time on their hands. (via Gorilla Mask) * I vant to suck your broccoli: 23 unusual vampire variations.

3 Bizarre Cases of Death by Shaving

Special Guest Star

by Brett & Kate

Conrad Hilton's Advice to the American People

Chris Higgins

If you've been watching Mad Men lately, you've seen a fictionalized version of Conrad Hilton, the hotelier and great-grandfather of Paris Hilton.