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Anne Rice

Commentary: This is Halloween

While some of my colleagues here at The Aegis may argue about its merits (one editor in particular that I won't name, but he knows who he is), I love Halloween.

The whole time of year is pretty magical, if you think about it.

Leaves are changing colors, the air gets cooler and the sweaters come out and, best of all, there's pumpkin and apple everything.

Baked goods and delicious hot apple cider aside, Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. I just love the whole concept.

The divide between this world and another worldly plane becomes almost indistinguishable during this one night a year on All Hallows' Eve and all the ghosts, monsters and...