Posted onNovember 9, 2015|Comments Off on Podcast Season 1 – Episode 11 – Part 4
The Duck Duck Gray Duck podcast from the Twin Cities
Frank & JJ discuss candy, recap Halloween with the kiddos, and share a childhood story of how they almost hanged themselves during a Halloween stunt one year.
During the “Ask Frank Anything” segment, Frank and JJ discuss if there is ever a situation where it’s okay for a white kid to paint his face dark to dress up as an African American role model for Halloween. The question stems from this seemingly innocent (yet offensive) picture of a kid dressing up as Mr T back in the 80s.
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Posted onOctober 30, 2015|Comments Off on Parent Demands All Neighborhood Halloween Candy Be Allergen-Free
Signs posted this week on a number of telephone poles in New Britain, Connecticut are stirring quite a debate. “Attention parents: My son has severe allergies and comes home every year devastated that he can’t eat any candy he’s collected at your homes while trick-or-treating.” “Don’t exclude my child or any other child from the fun” the posters read.
Can beggars be choosers? Is this Mom just nuts or have good intentions just been poorly conveyed?
Fletcher has epilepsy and it’s managed through a strictketogenic diet. Candy isn’t allowed in that diet, and that kinda blows a lot of the fun for a kid on Halloween. Everyone is handing out candy, and seeing that his son wanted to trick-or-treat with his friends, Fletcher’s dad pre-seeded the neighbors with small gifts and things his kid would love and would make the night special.
Here Come the Mummies is a Funk/R&B band, best known for their live performances in which band members perform in full mummy attire bandages. Their songs are fun and hilarious. I want to be where they are this Halloween. Check them out below.