Spook-tech-ular Ways To Chill Out This Halloween


Spook-tech-ular Ways To Chill Out This Halloween (NAPSA)—With an estimated 41 million potential trick-or-treaters going door to door nationwidethis Halloween, the ghoulishly great All Hallows Eve celebration may leave some Willy Wonkas drained after emptying their candycoffers. Cheer up, Charlie: A golden ticket is just a click away at www.thisiscable.com. Whether homealone or playing the part of a gracious (g)host to a houseful of hellions, once that candy bowlis empty, kill the lights, grab the digital cable remote and click “On Demand”to let the frightfest begin. Find fiendish favorites in these categories: *Misspent Youth—Creepy fright flicks such as “The Good Son,” “The Omen,” “The Exorcist,” “Carrie” and “Child’s Play” capture these little brutes at their chilling best. Maybeall that candy isn’t so great for kids afterall. *Batty for Vampires—Drink up with series such as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” or movies including “Bitten” and “Dracula Has Risen.” *Nostalgic Nightmares—Diehard classics fan? Then don’t miss your old buddies as they reappear this Halloween in “Frankenstein,” “Dawn of the Dead,” “Psycho” and “The Shining.” *Barbaric Beasts—If cringeworthy critters are your thing, “The Birds,” “Piranha,” “King Kong,” “The Fly” and “The Rats” will have you thinking twice the next time you encounter furry or feathered fauna. Camp Classics—What would the season be without good oldfashioned kitsch? Indulge the Have fun frightening family and friends with the fearsome fare of TV shows and movies found on digital cable On Demand. lighter side of the holiday with perennial favorites such as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Young Frankenstein” and recent cult favorites such as “Jennifer’s Body”and the “Scream” movies. *Family-Friendly Fiends— If you’re looking for ways to entertain yourlittle goblins, check out “Night at the Museum,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “When Good Ghouls Go Bad,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” or “The Haunting Hour,” based on kidthrilling author R.L. Stine’s book. *Galactic Ghouls—Prefer yourvillains to be out of this world? Extraterrestrial encounters are always good for a white-knuckled night with creatures such as those in “Alien,” “Predator,” “Species O,” “Oddities” and “A Haunting.” Snatch up somestakes, grab the garlic and wrangle the remote control for some killer ways to enjoy October. For more on things that go bump in the night and listing of favorite fright flicks, sneak a peek at www.thisiscable.com.