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Halloween News Bulletin

Creep it real this Halloween with the University of Southern Queensland’s most skull-full experts.
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SCARY SEQUELS FOR HALLOWEEN
2021 could be dubbed the year of horror sequels with a film schedule packed with the likes of A Quiet Place Part II, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and Spiral: From the Book of Saw.
• What is Halloween without a spooky movie? Dr Daryl Sparkes is available to talk about the most frightening films of the year, as well as his top scariest flicks of all time. Media contact: Rhianwen Witch-ney 0427 428 380 and Scare-ah Green 0417 799 331

FREAKY FOOD FACTS

What could be scarier than the amount of lollies kids might consume this weekend? How about the fact that there is an allowable level of cockroach in ice cream... **SCREECH**
• Food scientist Dr Polly Burey shares some spooky food facts related to food regulation, including how much mould is allowed in canned fruit and the allowable bug level in figs. Media contact: RIPhianwen Whitney 0427 428 380 and Sarah 'Gruesome' Green 0417 799 331

THE HISTORY OF HORROR THROUGH PERFORMANCE

Audiences love to be shocked. Horror performances throughout the ages have existed in many forms: Gothic, macabre, slasher, supernatural, zombie, or science fiction.
• Associate Lecturer (Theatre Studies) Marcus Oborn says these stories reveal the dark capacity of humans, and that there's something both equally fascinating and disturbing about that capacity. Media Contact: Nick ‘Bogeyman’ Britnell 0477 007 443 and Scream Green 0417 799 331.

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Creep it real this Halloween with the University of Southern Queensland’s most skull-full experts.