A fan dressed as Michael Jackson's zombie character participates in the 2009 "Thrill the World: A Global Tribute to Michael Jackson" in Astoria Park in the Queens section of New York.

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The 'Thriller' Dance, A Halloween Tradition

"Michael contacted me and he just wanted to turn into a monster," says director John Landis.

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The Songs That Scare

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All Songs Considered

The Songs That Scare

Forget "Monster Mash" — this Halloween, All Songs Considered puts aside kitschy tales of ghosts and goblins to focus on music that is truly, deeply terrifying.

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8 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Zombies

Zombies, it seems, are everywhere these days, so we've hauled in an expert to prepare us for the invasion.

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