updated 10/27/1997 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 10/27/1997 AT 01:00 AM EST
Celebrated mystery novelist and Oscar nominee Donald E. Westlake cuts to the chase on his latest, The Ax, Wed., 9 p.m. ET....
Alternative pop heroes They Might Be Giants reflect on Then: The Earlier Years, Thurs., 9 p.m. ET.
SCARY MONSTERS: Get a chill from PEOPLE Online's Halloween special, which includes a chance to help create a horror movie, clips of scary celluloid scenes and a horror flick quiz.
TUNE UP: Sample the CDs reviewed in this issue (page 25) from audio clips on the Web. Featured artists include Boyz II Men, Kami Lyle, Olive, Matthew Ryan and LeAnn Rimes.