No, Cinco de Mayo is not an excuse to wear a taco costume and yes, it's offensive.
Costumes for little girls are now firmly part of the trend toward an overly sexualized Halloween celebration.
The Japanese automaker is having a bit of bad luck this season, but it has nothing to do with a black cat crossing its path. It's because of spiders.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Mike Huckabee's scary new political ad and Chris Christie's Halloween announcement.
A radio show decades ago is misremembered as having caused widespread panic on Halloween; Congress has become just another form of legalized bribery; and the left-wing San Francisco Chronicle has been covering that city's Occupy movement like a right-wing paper. These discoveries and more after the jump.
In this special Web-exclusive Halloween edition of Truthdig Radio, Howie Stier interviews art historian Paul Koudounaris, whose macabre new book explores fetishistic tombs and morbid monuments around the world.In this Halloween edition of Truthdig Radio, art historian Paul Koudounaris explores fetishistic tombs and macabre monuments around the world.
In this special Web-exclusive Halloween edition of Truthdig Radio, Howie Stier interviews art historian Paul Koudounaris, whose macabre new book explores fetishistic tombs and morbid monuments around the world.
Here's another salute to the mother and blogger known online as Nerdy Apple Bottom, who had absolutely zero tolerance for anything resembling homophobia directed at her 5-year-old son, whose big wish this Halloween was to dress in the guise of a cartoon girl.
Will Christmas in America end up like Christmas in Japan, or Halloween in France? That is to say, a merchandising opportunity that eventually flopped.
In the spirit of Halloween and the idea of dressing up as something you're not, we've decided to pay tribute to the five best political poses from the other 364 days of the year.