Wicked, Wicked Night

Children sweat behind masks, wearing frightening costumes, all to scare their friends and strangers passing by. Stringed glow sticks illuminate bulbous spiders with spindly legs and warped goblin heads with rotten teeth and foul breath. "Wear these around your necks," their parents say. "Ward off the evil and the dead." Giant pumpkins with jagged teeth and menacing eyes pepper …