Top Ten Govt Things to Be Afraid of for Halloween

By: Friday October 31, 2014 12:15 pm

The government’s main function these days is to promote fear among Americans. Fear is good for our current way of life, allowing your opinion and votes to be manipulated, and to make sure you’ll go along with any terrible things the government wishes to do to you.

 

Late Night: Reflections on Halloween

By: Thursday October 30, 2014 8:00 pm

When I was a little kid in San Antonio in the 1960′s, Halloween was a huge holiday. Scores of kids would dress up in costumes, walk around local neighborhood blocks, and trick or treat, with the emphasis always on the treat part. Just about everybody participated, and those who didn’t were thought of as antisocial tightwads, too cheap to give candy to the kids.

After the kids got home, many adults would pawn them off on babysitters who had to endure sugar-high kids while they went to costumed Halloween parties where alcohol flowed freely.

Late Night: Cultural Custodians, Capitalists and Cannabis Companies Create Candy Consumption Confusion

By: Wednesday October 29, 2014 8:00 pm

With Halloween creeping up on us, cannabists are being exposed again to the annual defamatory ritual, sprung from the minds of manipulative propagandists, mouthed by local, state and federal police forces and consumed like fun-sized candy bars by ill-informed and scared silly suburbanites (really, scared to the point of believing out-and-out factually unsupported silliness), the warning from our ‘concerned for the kids’ law enforcers that reefer fiends want in the worst way to get their costumed kiddies “hooked” on the evil weed by spiking their children’s Halloween candy with cannabis.

Late Night: Sugar Shack

By: Monday October 27, 2014 8:00 pm

Every party has to have a pooper and that’s why we invited John Oliver.

Send us your sugar ;)

I Told You to Smile

By: Saturday October 25, 2014 7:15 pm

Listen.

Halloween During the Great Depression

By: Saturday October 25, 2014 5:20 pm

Halloween was a legitimate holiday and a big day for us in the country. Kids planned and planned, months in advance, and you would have been considered out of it, if you didn’t participate. Farm kids had to do something to lighten the load, and Halloween was an opportunity to be someone else. Everybody got dressed up, usually in an old shirt from a trunk of old clothes, and everyone got a mask. Witches were popular, and masks cost a nickel, unless you were rich, and could spend a dime.

We got our masks at Wolfcammer’s, the general store and meeting place in town. Freda, who ran the store, knew everything. Without radio, if you wanted to know anything, you went to the store

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Late Night: Principal Skeleton

By: Saturday October 18, 2014 8:00 pm

Supervising education in autumn can be a lonely affair.

Also too Monster Mash.

Pull Up a Chair: Engineers Do It All

By: Saturday November 2, 2013 4:00 am

Nothing like having the engineers carve the pumpkins!

A Halloween Nightmare in Juárez

By: Thursday October 31, 2013 7:15 pm

On October 24 in Ciudad Juárez, the Dulces Blueberry maquiladora, a low-wage manufacturing plant that specializes in American Halloween candy, turned into a real-life house of horrors when an industrial explosion killed four workers, injured several dozens more and showered the area with a cloud of dust.

Late Night: The Little Witch – Boo!

By: Wednesday October 30, 2013 8:00 pm

And now I scare the bejeezus out of you all

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