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in search of halloween

every year at this time, i start to get excited because it's the halloween season. i'm like a kid at christmas (except that even as a kid, i was probably more into halloween) and one of my favourite things to do is run around to different montreal neighbourhoods taking photos of the various decorations adorning otherwise normal, upstanding homes. we all need to let our darker selves out to play at least once annually.

here is the first batch of halloween i've found this year.

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Biba said…
How cool! I just love looking at photos with the Halloween decoration, since we don't celebrate it here.
flora_mundi said…
It's funny, because I always assumed that Halloween was kind of a big deal, or at least, had stronger historical roots in Europe than in North America. But a friend of mine from Austria set me straight, telling me that it's actually the exact opposite. Keep your eyes peeled, there's definitely more Halloween to come! ;-)

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am i the only one who finds the suicide bomber clown at the end a little unnerving? all the nice natural things like the bunny and the [extinct] woolly mammoth and the fruit get devoured by a trying-to-appear-nonthreatening-but-obviously-psychotic clown who then blows himself up. congratulations, tictac, i think this ad has landed you on about a dozen watch lists.

oh and by the way, showing me that your product will somehow cause my stomach to explode in a rainbow of wtf makes me believe that doing consuming tictacs would be a worse dietary decision than the time i ate two raw eggs and a half a bottle of hot sauce on a dare.

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