Ronald Clark O’Bryan is remembered as the man who killed Halloween … a nicknamed along with the “CANDY MAN.”   His actions also began decades of parents ferociously searching their kids’ candy bowls after trick or treating ended each year.. something that continues until even today… Every time you see local or state police offering up […]

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I recall after 9/11, that particular Halloween, how ultra-sensitive and weird things were.. I remember the political ramifications of what you wore–the outfit could put you in the wrong category.. Are you with ‘us’ or against us..? This year may be about the same. It was strange to watch the Al Smith dinner the other […]

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I received a circular from my son’s school today the clowns are banned!! The Halloween parade coming up for his kindergarten has been marred by the small town clown scare of 2016.. The clowns, the mailing to parents said, will not be permitted. No outfits with white paint. No red wigs.. nothing…Clowns are barred from […]

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There are a few pet peeves that present themselves to me at this time of year.. Halloween, and the entire month of October, have long been my favorite sustained period of time of the entire year. Sure, I love Christmas. And yes even the Fourth of July.. but there is something magical about leaves becoming […]

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The small town clown phenom that his your local backyard this fall is now circulating worldwide.. And big time rumors are causing law enforcement in the United Kingdom to attempt to calm quivering coulrophobia sufferers.. A major splash in the sploids across the pond: Rabid clown attempting to hit school this coming week. On humpday […]

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The myth of the ages: Knives in apples on Halloween night.. It never was true. The ‘candy man’ was but only to the degree that he was trying to kill his own child and use the poison candy as a cover..  This year we were treated to countless Facebook posts and national condemnation of whatever […]

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Call this a sacrilege, but I am somewhat glad Halloween is over. I am a bit ‘paranormaled’ out .. Perhaps of my own doing. Perhaps it was that awful DESTINATION AMERICA exorcism show that really got me.. Either way, ghosts and goblins, take a breather.. plenty more paranormal to come–including Christmas, perhaps one of the most […]

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