Halloween Stickers Past and Present

Halloween used to be in soft-focus, fuzzy, less-defined. And it wasn't just the fact that I needed glasses, and no one noticed until I was about ten years old. Finally, some saint of a teacher noticed the increasingly strange ways I was distorting my eyes to see the blackboard. I was past mere squinting at … Continue reading Halloween Stickers Past and Present

One Gory Foot

At some point in the world, there seems to have been an emergence of severed limbs on store shelves. I'm not sure if they were always a part of Halloween sections, or if my awareness of them just happened one year, but I'm going to place the "boom" in the mid-nineties.  I guess I remember … Continue reading One Gory Foot