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Jimmy Kimmel Has Even More Halloween Tricks

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.07.2013 | Comedy

With the repeat success of Jimmy Kimmel's annual "I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy" YouTube challenge, it only makes sense for Jimmy to ...

Trick or Treat Candy Coping Tips

Penny Love | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Penny Love

I've been known to eat stale candy glued to a gingerbread house and even petrified tootsie rolls stuck to the wrapper that practically break your teeth. If any of this rings a bell for you, then this article may be just in time to help you think outside the (candy) box this Halloween.

Political Trick or Treat: Scary Charades from Male Candidates

Barbara Lee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Most adults may not dress up in costume for Halloween. Yet that hasn't stopped some political candidates from masquerading as something they're not in order to woo women voters. Here's a look at a few of these tricks -- and their more forthright alternatives.

Happy Challah-ween

Cory M. Baker | Posted 12.30.2013 | Religion
Cory M. Baker

"Are we allowed to trick or treat if we're Jewish?" I don't recall my father's answer but judging by his fervor of instilling fear into the hearts of children each October 31st , I presume he was supportive of our idolatrous fun.

Trick-or-Treating With a Purpose: Kids Can Involve Their Community in Bullying Prevention

Deborah Temkin | Posted 12.30.2013 | Impact
Deborah Temkin

The year I went out trick-or-treating dressed as Jane from Daria was the very year that I faced the most bullying and social exclusion from my peers. My experience with bullying in middle school is far from unique.

Ghosts, Goblins and Sprawl: What How Kids Trick-or-Treat in Your Neighborhood Says About Your Community

Leigh Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Leigh Gallagher

Halloween trick or treating is many things: a tradition of American childhood, a chance for kids and adults alike to express their creativity, a day when it's OK for everyone to eat candy. Here's something else it's inadvertently become: a measure of how far apart many Americans now live from their neighbors -- and as such, a proxy for community.

My First Halloween: An Immigrant Story

Khanh Ho | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Khanh Ho

After a half hour of trick or treating, my mom found us. She had a panicked look on her face. Our folks had not taken into account the fact that neighborhood kids would knock on our door, begging for treats.

The 9 Most-Hated Halloween Treats

Lauren Mikler | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste

Don't be the worst trick-or-treating house on the block.

Fear the Bogeyman: Sex Offender Panic on Halloween

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Andrew Extein, MSW

The reality is that there has never been a recorded case of abuse or abduction by a registered sex offender on Halloween. Most offenders already comply with strict parole and registration requirements, and many are constantly tracked with GPS monitors.

Halloween on East 91st

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.25.2013 | New York
Joe Peyronnin

Perhaps no city block takes Halloween more seriously than East 91st Street. On this ghostly, otherworldly day, people from all over the region descend on this two-block stretch lined by beautiful limestone townhouses and apartment buildings.

The Top 10 Reasons People Hate Candy Corn

Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste

Lovers of this Halloween treat may want to avert their eyes.

How To Go Trick-Or-Treating As An Adult

Posted 10.23.2013 | Comedy

From now on, we should all live our lives based solely on Mr. Forthright's advice. The man clearly knows everything. To wit, watch above to learn ho...

American Horror Story

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

I've become that house. The house on Halloween that doesn't want to play along anymore. The house on your street owned by the older parents who don't find Halloween nearly as amusing because their shuttered, dark hearts won't allow for such amusement anymore.

Manufacturing Fear: Halloween Laws for Sex Offenders

Emily Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Emily Horowitz

Why worry about sex offenders on Halloween? Research shows no evidence of increased child sex abuse on Halloween and no evidence that a child was ever a victim of sexual abuse by a stranger while out trick-or-treating.

And Best City In America For Trick-Or-Treating Is...

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

San Francisco is America’s best city for trick-or-treating for the third year running, according to real estate site Zillow. According to Zillow...

Perpetual Halloween in Washington and the Ghost of Relationships Past

Robert Hall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Hall

The broken relationships of our country's leaders now place us in a perpetual season of Halloween.

My Friend Jack, the Unmasked Hero

Shane Jordan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Shane Jordan

This year Jack is removing all the masks. He is taking off his the capes and cloaks, the make-up and the wigs.

The Trick To Managing The Treats

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Halloween candy showed up in August (as though we needed to get a jump on our holiday shopping!) and will still be on sale in November. So what is the trick to eating what you love when it is everywhere?

Avoiding Trick-or-Treat Candy Over-Consumption

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 12.30.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

A lot of stores will sell candy for deep discounts on Nov. 1. Resist the urge to stock up! How do you plan on keeping the sugar-intake to a moderate level for your kids?

Lifetime Network's Trick or Treat: Abby Lee Miller's Dance Teacher Disguise

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 12.26.2012 | TV
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

I can only hope that Abby Lee Miller's oft said phrase, "Everyone's replaceable," applies quickly to her. Viewers have been tricked for too long into believing that watching kids getting eaten alive is a treat.

The Hybrid Halloween Witch of 2012

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Today, black magic is out, replaced by blogs and picket lines where the Halloween witch can express her complaints about social injustices without the risk of being burned at the stake.

Trick or Treat

HooplaHa | Posted 12.25.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

Adults know if you want candy, you have to say "trick-or-treat." But it's not always so easy getting the kids to say those magic words!

LOOK: Creative Alternatives To The Same Ol' Pumpkin Pail

red tricycle | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

Written by Lauren Dupuis for Red Tricycle Long gone are the days where kids tote around a pillow case come Halloween night. In fact, we figure if w...

The12 Best Halloween Candies

Posted 10.24.2012 | Taste

We love this holiday because it's an opportunity to forget about your dentist.

7 Tips for Parents to Ensure a Safe Halloween for Kids

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

There's a nip in the air and pumpkins are everywhere: In patches, on porches, in stores and in schools. It's hard to ignore the signals that Halloween is fast approaching.