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A trip to The Asylum: Our (more or less) fearless reporter chickens out

You would think that watching the ghoulishly garbed actors of the Asylum, Denver's best rated haunted house in 2006 and one of Hauntworld's top 25 in the nation, chatting backstage about the stresses of writing a paper on the fall of the Ottoman empire might ease your mind about the whole ordeal of going through a haunted house. Because hey, it's not real, right?

But once the scary clown guy was holding a chainsaw, I realized there was no amount of sunlight, granola bars or humanizing talk of "But I've got so much homework to do tonight" that could put my mind at ease.

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Maggie Moody
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