IMG_1487Note from the editor:

Although it is already common knowledge by now that this editor is a “bah-humbug”, misanthropic sort of individual, let me clearly state that neither this “End of October Magazine” nor any other Bumbastories Magazine has much patience for theΒ  Halloween nonsense that is heaped upon us come October 31st. So, if you were looking for candy corn, you should get off at the next stop.

This editor, as well as the large majority of the Bumbastories staff, is nonplussed by the commercialism and overall ugliness of the Halloween merchandising – not to mention all those greedy little kids (accompanied by their parents!) begging for more and more candy, the expensive costumes they have to buy, the face paint, the fixation with being scared, the inexplicable need to decorate nice clean lawns with silly decorations. See below a photo of the winner of the “Dumbest Guy on the Block Award”.IMG_1600****************************************

However, lotsa sports news. It’s the World Series, by gum! And the NBA season has begun! Hurray! On the political front we are subjected to a never-ending stream of American election coverage; the election season is nearly two years long. And this year the candidates are surreal. It’s hard to believe/accept. Perhaps the Republican Party will split. The Republican Party ought to just do everyone a favor and go away. Here’s a song.


A pleasant end of October to you!

And don’t forget to set back your clocks this weekend.