trick or treat


Halloween…A Love Story, A Sad Story

Another Halloween has come and gone. Another season of skulls and horror movies and carving pumpkins. Another night of becoming something else, of facing that which scares us. The crunch of leaves underfoot. The colors of fall. The chill in the air. There's nothing like Halloween. As a kid, I couldn't wait for my dad to get home so we could go trick-or-treating. Always proudly wearing my costume to school that day. Always ready for a bag full of candy that never lasted until Christmas like I hoped. When we moved to this big old house with a front porch...and his[...]


DIEmonds in the Rough (Halfoween Edition): Trick Or Treat (1986)

It’s Halfoween around here at the Midnight Society, so I decided to make this installment of DIEmonds in the Rough a Halloween-themed one, by discussing one of my all-time favorite '80s horror flicks, Trick or Treat. But let’s be honest--they’re all my favorites, aren’t they? Anyway, Trick or Treat is a 1986 film that combined my two favorite things in the world--horror and heavy metal. Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons and a soundtrack to die for ensured I would love this movie before even seeing a frame of it. In Trick or Treat, Eddie Weinbauer is a bulli[...]