The first time I went through a corn maze, all I could think about was The Shining. The hedge maze in the movie was probably cool during the day, but at night with a maniac axe murderer chasing you, probably not. A family in California had a real life scare when the sun set on them while they were still lost in the Cool Patch Pumpkin corn maze near Sacramento. Apparently this happens most weekends at the ol' patch.


The most shocking part of the story is how a man finally admitted that he needed directions.

Here a behind the scenes look at the maze:

Here's one way to make a corn maze (yes, you will need your own big ass field):

But real dudes would rather just mow through the stalks: