Wednesday, October 1, 2008
None But the Bright and Shining Moon Can Say
October has begun, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a better place to enjoy the spooky season than New England. We've got the foliage, we've got centuries old churches and cemeteries, and we've got the willingness to capitalize upon a historical horror brought about by pettiness and superstition!
Y'know, I'd take the spooky set's arguments about showing the proper respect to the victims of the witch trials more seriously if these same people weren't flocking to Salem to open souvenir stands and mystical boutiques aimed at dunning wads of cash from eager tourists.
Blessed be the revenue stream!
In any case, here's another macabre marketing pitch that is much nearer and dearer to my heart...