Happy Halloween!

Friday, when I walked to the party goods store to check out some Halloween stuff, I passed a store filled with stuff for and about cats. Yes, these stores exist also. Anyway, in the display window I saw this pumpkin, which must be one of the most kitsch pumpkins I’ve ever seen. Not that I mind kitsch per say. The party store also had some ugly stuff: badly made bats and things like that. Still, I love Halloween. I like the iconography of it. The pumpkins, spooks, and other things to dress up the house or whatever. As long as it’s well crafted and the design looks convincible.

Door Michael Minneboo

Michael Minneboo is een freelance journalist gespecialiseerd in popcultuur, fancultuur, strips, film, online media en beeldcultuur. Hij schrijft over onder andere comics, Nederlandse strips & animatie en interviewt makers uit binnen- en buitenland. Daarnaast geeft hij lezingen en adviseert hij particulieren en bedrijven over bloggen.