The Decline and Fall of “Trick or Treat”

Achewood, the Ignatz Award–winning online comic that brings cutting-edge food chops to its daily routine, is now—in its own small way—breaking news. Halloween, in cartoonist Chris Onstad’s San Francisco–area neighborhood, has recently become an opportunity for unscrupulous adults to pimp their livelihoods … by taping business cards to candy.

In a brilliant comic strip, Onstad exposes the trend and expresses (in a string of obscenities too foul to be reprinted here) his own feelings about it. If you’re a connoisseur of potty talk and/or a passionate Halloween traditionalist, this is a strip worth reading.

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