Every other fall or so, I like to write about the Worst Things Found in Halloween Candy. However, this year I want to do something a little different and address the myths surrounding Halloween candy. I might run this into a sequel. I might not. Who knows?
For now, though, I'm going to address a handful of true and untrue Halloween candy myths, focusing on things that can poison you, get you high, and cut you.
Why Do We Like Violence in Our Horror?
One classic debate is always what makes a good horror story. Some tales focus almost entirely on the psyche, while others are gruesome bloodbaths with more guts than plot. Then, there are horror tales that seem to strike a balance between wit and gore.
Today I'll explore why it is some of us might enjoy a little violence in our horror, or anything for that matter, whether it's an action flick or even a video game.
Fear, focus, and the future. C.M. Humphries talks about writing, horror, and whatever.