Things to Look Forward to in October

Tomorrow is a new month!  Here are five things to look forward to in October . . .

1.  In sports:  The MLB playoffs get under way next week, with the World Series scheduled to begin October 28th.  The NHL season starts on October 7th . . . and the NBA season starts up October 18th.

2.  In movies:  The mystery comedy “Amsterdam” and the kids movie “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” hit theaters next Friday.  That’s also when the new “Hellraiser” drops on Hulu. 

The 13th installment in the “Halloween” franchise, “Halloween Ends”, comes out October 14th.  And “Ticket to Paradise” with George Clooney and Julia Roberts will be released on October 21st.

 3.  On TV:  The new season of “SNL” kicks off tomorrow night . . . the third installment of Season 11 of “The Walking Dead” airs on Sunday . . . the 19th season of “Grey’s Anatomy” returns October 6th . . .  the new horror anthology “Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities” hits Netflix on October 25th.  And the “BET Hip Hop Awards” will air this Tuesday.

4.  And finally, the holidays:  Everybody knows Halloween is on the 31st.  But there’s also International Coffee Day and International Music Day tomorrow . . . National Taco Day and National Vodka Day on Tuesday . . .

National Be Nice Day on Wednesday . . . International Beer and Pizza Day on the 9th . . . Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 10th . . . National No Bra Day on the 13th . . . National Cat Day on the 29th . . . and National Text Your Ex Day on October 30th.