I've spent a lot of time over the course of my life thinking about what my "Treehouse of Horrors" pun name would be, and it pains me to finally admit that there are just no good options. Thanks a lot, weird hippie parents who had access to a baby name book. You have really limited my career possibilities.

"The Simpsons'" annual Halloween episode airs early this year -- on Sunday, in fact, and if this opening sequence from none other than director extraordinaire Guillermo del Toro is any indication, it will contain all the spooky creatures in the world.

Liana Maeby grew up in Los Angeles and it has made her just as terrible as you'd expect. A graduate of USC's film school, she previously worked as an editor for Crushable.com, and has written for publications like Interview and The Village Voice. Her first book, a satirical work entitled "Earl Can Hurl (You Can Hurl Too)" written when she was eight, remains unpublished.