Scream Two

1. “Peter Pan, Pirates and Poltergeists”

October 29 at the 92nd Street Y

Dave Barry sits down with his frequent collaborator, mystery best-seller Ridley Pearson, for an evening of “riotous and ridiculous” ghost stories to prep you for the big day.

2. “n+1 Magazine: Fright Night, On the Politics of Fear”

October 30 at New York Public Library

Indecision author Benjamin Kunkel and his cohorts at the lit-crit journal calmly discuss the sense of dread that typifies the modern age.

Scream Two