We've Got a Killer Halloween Playlist Plus Last-Minute Party Ideas

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Here's a scary thought: Halloween is mere moments away. Thinking about ways to punch up your gathering? Or have you decided to have some friends over last minute? We gotcha covered.

First, start with an awesome playlist:

Friend of the fam, Drew McFadden, compiled a list of festive, yet non-obvious choices to serve as your spooky soundtrack (think creepy movie scores plus songs that aren't scary but fit the theme à la Beck's "Devil's Haircut"):

Sick of black and orange? Try some very millennial-ish word balloons:

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Hosting a movie night?

And if you're feeling crafty ...

bat branch halloween DIY
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