Jeffrey Birnbaum gives lecture relating his experiences as the “in house” physician at Coney Island USA’s Sideshows By The Seashore. 8 pm.
Illustrated lecture by A. N. Devers about the writer. 8 pm.
Documentary screening with director Eva Aridjis 8 pm.
Featuring DJ Orion & DJ Holla. 10 pm.
Sample 30 homebrew beers, eat food, and watch the judges pick the best brew. 1 pm and 3 pm.
"Taxidermy Art" book release, plus a taxidermy fair, demonstrations, and music from Veveritse Brass Band. 3 pm.
Wyatt Cenac hosts local and international comedians. 7:30 pm.
Story telling competition hosted by Peter Aguero. 7:30 pm.
Neuroscientists Peter Mende-Siedlecki and Caitlin Shure give an illustrated lecture dispelling myths about the science of brains. 8 pm.
Album release show. 8 pm and 10 pm.
A "Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion" themed dance party, including a Post-it photo booth, costume contest, and king and queen coronation. 10 pm.
Burlesque show with lasagna tasting and competition. 8 pm.
Kseniya Yarosh and Eleanor Kagan of "Bonnie & Maude" discuss witches in pop culture. 7:30 pm.
Test your knowledge of Quentin Tarantino films and win theme-appropriate prizes. 8 pm.
Honk NYC! opening night dance party. 7 pm.
High school-themed fifth birthday party for Brokelyn.com, featuring a dance-off, drunken spelling bee, and thrift-store fashion show. 7 pm.
Friday night gala, part of HONK NYC! 7 pm.
Art historian Ava Forte Vitali discusses ancient Egyptians and sex. 8 pm.
An evening with the Horror Writer’s Association. Listen to excerpts from upcoming books. 8 pm.
Youtube comedians perform. 5 pm.
Family dance and costume party. 2–4:30 pm.
Scholar Lesley Bannatyne traces the from its origins in Europe through its recent explosion in popularity in the U.S. 8 pm.
Six playwrights write new plays, each including the same five dramatic elements. When those elements appear on stage, the audience takes a drink. 7:30 pm.
Psychology professor Stanley Krippner will discuss his long history of investigating the spooks that are reported to be especially active at Halloween. 8 pm.
Professor Stephen Asma looks at research into the neuroscience of fear and cognition. 8 pm.
"Evil Dead II," “The Bride of Frankenstein,” “Friday the 13th: Part 2,” “Dracula: Prince of Darkness,” and “Return of the Living Dead.” Midnight.