Archive: October 2010

Top 10 Halloween films — what’s your favorite scary movie?

By on October 29, 2010 at 7:59 AM

Everyone loves a good scary movie around Halloween. If you’re headed to the theaters this weekend, Paranormal Activity 2 and Saw 3D will make you hold that popcorn a little tighter. Prefer to lock yourself in the house while watching a scary movie? Then put the kids to bed, turn off the lights, and have […]

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Time to vote … for your favorite Halloween candy

By on October 28, 2010 at 7:19 AM

Yeah, there’s a big, important election coming up next month, and everybody should definitely get out there and vote for their favorite candidates, but before we even get to November, there’s another pressing issue only you, the American public, can decide. What’s your favorite Halloween candy? Not important, you say? Well, according to a quiz […]

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Caught up in the Halloween spirit? Visit these haunted places.

By on October 27, 2010 at 11:09 AM

Halloween is quickly approaching, and along with costumes, tricks and treats, come haunted houses, spooky stories and ghost hunters. Below are just a few notable haunted places in the U.S. If you are daring, pay a visit to one of these scary sights. The Whaley House (San Diego, Calif.) Built in 1857 and said to […]

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Top Halloween Costumes for 2010

By on October 26, 2010 at 9:40 AM

Halloween is a holiday loved by almost everyone except – or maybe especially – dentists. We get the opportunity to bring our alter egos to life with crazy costumes and fun, quirky outfits. It’s a kid’s (and an adult’s) ideal opportunity to play dress-up. So what are this year’s most popular costumes? What are we […]

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GEICO’s Halloween Week kicks off with #MusicMonday

By on October 25, 2010 at 10:52 AM

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party and need some songs for your playlist, or you’re just trying to get into the Halloween spirit while you’re trying on your Lady Gaga costume, I’ve put together my top 10 Halloween songs (in no particular order).  And as a bonus, I threw in some music from movies and […]

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Another weekend on the move running, flying, fishing and playing

By on October 22, 2010 at 7:42 AM

If you haven’t already had the chance to head to Columbia for the South Carolina State Fair, this weekend you can check out the David Crowder Band or Darius Rucker. The Fair also celebrates 100 years of scouting with Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Day, and active duty military are admitted free with their family members. […]

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GEICO Gecko hands out advice in iAd

By on October 21, 2010 at 7:37 AM

Kathleen M., guest blogger, marketing The Gecko has found a new home on your iPhone. He and his Wheel of Wisdom are appearing in apps on an iPhone near you, thanks to GEICO signing on as a charter iAd advertiser with Apple. Users who stumble upon the ad will be invited to spin the game-show wheel […]

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GEICO Caveman has new home

By on October 18, 2010 at 9:35 AM

The Caveman is up to some of his old tricks. The home of his new website,, serves as a portal for Caveman and Me along with the Caveman’s video blog among other things. This time he’s helping his cohorts — or anyone who asks — pass along greetings to their friends on Facebook and […]

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This weekend, it’s apples, autumn, football and music

By on October 15, 2010 at 12:16 PM

I can’t get enough of this fall weather! October is the perfect time to go apple picking. The people of Connecticut can head to the Apple Harvest Festival in Glastonbury for live music, crafts and fabulous food. And what would an apple festival be without a pie bake-off and pie-eating contest? This is the time […]

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Calling all student artists! GEICO now accepting entries for 2010 Poster & Video Contest

By on October 12, 2010 at 1:34 PM

GEICO’s annual Poster & Video Contest has officially begun! Students from first grade through 12th are welcome to enter their hand-drawn, computer-generated or video art productions. This national contest is all about illustrating the message that proper vehicle safety can save lives. This year we’ve made a few changes to the contest; students now have […]

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