Archive for October 2011

Two haunted houses you can skip: Psychosis and Haunted Mansion & Asylum 13

Two haunted houses you can skip: Psychosis and Haunted Mansion & Asylum 13
It’s haunted house week at Chicago Quirk! I’ve personally visited six different haunted houses, and every post this week will be dedicated to reviewing a different Chicagoland haunt….the best and the worst. I’ve been to some awesome haunted houses, but now it’s time to tell you about two not-so-awesome haunted houses: Psychosis Haunted House and Haunted... Read more »

Statesville Haunted Prison Review: Better Than Ever

Statesville Haunted Prison Review: Better Than Ever
It’s haunted house week at Chicago Quirk! I’ve personally visited six different haunted houses, and every post this week will be dedicated to reviewing a different Chicagoland haunt….the best and the worst. I went to Statesville Haunted Prison a few years ago, and I did NOT have a good time. It wasn’t scary so much... Read more »

Screams in the Park Haunted House Review: some highlights but still needs work

Screams in the Park Haunted House Review: some highlights but still needs work
It’s haunted house week at Chicago Quirk! I’ve personally visited six different haunted houses, and every post this week will be dedicated to reviewing a different Chicagoland haunt….the best and the worst. My first haunted house review: Screams in the Park in Rosemont. Screams in the Park has received a lot of hype for its first... Read more »
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Andersonville is the place to be this weekend

Andersonville is the place to be this weekend
It’s one of my least favorite weekends of the year: The Chicago Marathon. Yes, it’s an inspiring demonstration of human strength and will, but all I know is that I get woken up every year by those annoying noisemakers the spectators always seem to have. Head as far away from the madness as you can... Read more »

Your free, almost free and not so free horror movie screenings guide

Your free, almost free and not so free horror movie screenings guide
Halloween is nothing without scary movies. (Or Disney Channel screenings of Hocus Pocus and Halloweentown.) But sometimes it’s more fun to watch your favorites with a big crowd of people; that way you can laugh at the chick that won’t stop screaming. Here’s a few of the free, almost free and not so free horror... Read more »

Another Chance to See "Wet Hot American Summer"

Another Chance to See "Wet Hot American Summer"
Were you super bummed when the Music Box Theatre 10th anniversary showing of Wet Hot American Summer sold out? You’re in luck! The theater has added another showing tonight at 10:30 p.m.! The showings are hosted by The AV Club in honor of the film’s 10th anniversary. Co-writer/director David Wain will introduce both film screenings, as well... Read more »
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The Devil Baby of Hull House

The Devil Baby of Hull House
We’re going to switch up the weekly ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’ for October to give you facts about Chicago’s most haunted venues. Kicking it off: Hull House. You’ve most likely heard of Jane Addams, and you may have even heard about Hull House, but did you know it’s one of the most haunted places in... Read more »