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Boulder’s Haunting Neighbor: A Day Trip to the World-Famous Stanley Hotel

October 7th, 2023

The Stanley Hotel, located in Estes Park, Colorado, is a fantastic day trip destination from Boulder, just about a 45 minute drive away. This historic hotel has a rich history and is famous for its eerie reputation, inspiring Stephen King’s novel “The Shining.” Here are some fun facts about the Stanley Hotel: Historic Beginnings: The Stanley Hotel was built by Freelan O. Stanley, co-inventor of the Stanley Steamer automobile, and his wife Flora in 1909. The hotel was initially meant to be a luxurious resort in the Rocky Mountains. Stephen King’s Inspiration: In 1974,... Read More

How I had Fun at a Horror Film Festival

May 6th, 2015

I don’t totally dislike the horror film genre. I just prefer not to be incredibly disturbed and grossed out while watching a movie because, honestly, I’m good at traumatizing myself in real life. Although I’m not afraid of the dark and I prefer to live alone, I’m also kind of a jumpy and paranoid person. I get startled when my light-footed boyfriend comes up behind me just to ask a question and if a friend who drives home late at night forgets to text me upon her safe arrival then I’ll assume the worst—that she died in a car crash. Since I’m slightly morbid, I do like some genres... Read More