Last year, the inaugural Three Corpse Circus, an indie horror film festival, breathed fresh air into the region’s scream scene. It’s coming back this year — and is expected to bigger and better — at the Michigan Theater on Friday, October 28. With the genre possibly being one of the most overlooked on the indie circuit, this festival will showcase some of the brightest (and darkest) minds floating around. For those who want to get themselves extra pumped up for the festival (and Halloween weekend), this year kicks off with a zombie walk. $10. www.threecorpsecircus.com
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Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured