Not that 2020 needs to be any more terrifying, but this Halloween we asked Orion staff to name some of the eeriest, most skin-crawling articles from the past three decades of archives. From rabid bats to radical bicycle gangs and snake hallucinations, here are three staff favorites guaranteed to leave a mark.
|“Send in the Clowns” by Marc Svenvold (January 2008)
Bicycle nomads, Texas utopianism, and the post-petroleum era.
|“Fear Itself” by Melanie Challenger (Spring 2018)
The biological and cultural origins of being scared.
|“The Rabies Principle” by Sandra Steingraber (Fall 2007)
Why some health dangers inspire precaution—and some don’t.