By James Rickman

"There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world."

—Jean Baudrillard


"Horror is the removal of masks."

—Robert Bloch


"Tis now the very witching time of night,

When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out

Contagion to this world."

—William Shakespeare


"Fear has many eyes and can see things underground."

—Miguel de Cervantes


"We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones."

—Stephen King

See the connections? Write your guesses in the comments, and check in next Wednesday to find the headlines that inspired these pairings.

Images: The Frisky, ExtraTV, The Awl, New Haven Independent, Meteorology News

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