A TERRIFYING night at home!
Me (this morning) "we're going, right?"
BG: "I'm not going up there."
Me: "Why not?"
BG: "I just heard someone got killed there."
Me: "Yeah, right. Where did you hear or see this one? Show me."
BG: "No kidding, it was just on the news. Twelve people got murdered. And...and...a few of them died!"
What a punk.
Instead, we stayed in, had a few drinks, I made a big pot of spaghetti, and BG carved this pumpkin. Keep in mind this is after a few bottles of Guinnesses, etc.
Looks schizophrenic, doesn't it? Even our jack o'lantern is mentally ill.
The following scary tidbits are courtesy of IO Digital cable channel 841, Music Choice/Sound of the Seasons, which is playing all Halloween songs this weekend--like Club Ghoul, Sarchophagus Shuffle, Redneck Dracula, Here Comes the Bride (of Frankenstein), and Boogyman Nights. You know, all the Grammy award winners (lol).
Some ancient cultures believed that bats were the ghost of someone who was not yet reincarnated.
Why didn't the skeleton cross the road? Because he didn't have any guts.
In England, Halloween was first known as Mischief Night.
Werewolf legends date back to ancient Greece and Rome.
Months that start on a Sunday always have a Friday the 13th.
In the year 2000, the largest pumpkin weighed 1140 pounds.
Because of Protestant beliefs, Halloween was not celebrated much during Colonial times.
On Halloween in 1926, magician Harry Houdini died after sustaining a blow to the abdomen.
Trick or treating began when families left food on their doorsteps to keep hungry spirits from entering the house.
National candy corn day is October 30.
Alcatraz prison is said to be the most haunted on earth, with over 100 ghouls reported.
Pretty scarifying, isn't it? I spared everyone the even cornier ones...