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October 31, 2006

French press declares Halloween dead


""Halloween was a marketing gimmick aimed mainly at children. It's a big festival of consumption selling outfits, masks, gadgets and it couldn't last forever," Guyot-Jeannin said."

Gosh those French are smart. I never in a million years would have seen Halloween for what it really is.

Does this mean I have to stop buying four bags of Halloween candy every year for the Trick-Or-Treaters that don't come down to my house?

Posted by Stephanie at October 31, 2006 10:20 AM

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OR you could just find some sucker friends who will let you eat all their candy....hmmmm...Candy Anyone?

Posted by: Julie [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 31, 2006 01:23 PM

Great idea! Until they run out of Skittles, that is.

Posted by: Mrs. Popping Culture [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 31, 2006 11:19 PM

Sure, they declare Halloween dead, like we're gonna listen. These are the people who think Jerry Lewis is a genius! So that's the litmus test for how seriously I take any comments from the French!

Posted by: MenopausalMom [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 7, 2006 10:41 AM

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