So you decided to drag your two year old around your block because you thought neighbors just had to hear the jumbled-up version of “trick or treat” he learned …
There’s an old parable about a fox, a lantern and a 200 year old oak tree. I’m not all that sure how it goes, but it ends up that the moral of the story is that the fox gets burned by the lantern. Laughs ensue.
In other news, Dollar Tree had a recall on little janky halloween lanterns. See their official release after the break.
Remember when we were kids, and our parents only had wackos and molesters to worry about while they checked our Halloween candy?
Well, it turns out that candy manufacturers themselves …
Our buddies Joystiq have a blurb up about a father-son team that is building a replica of Samus Aran’s Varia Suit from Metroid. Complete with lights and sounds, this is definitely a kick-ass father-son project. The eleven year old boy, Joseph DeRose, plans on wearing the suit for Halloween this year.
Video after the break.
Here at 8BD, we have spent a good portion of our short-lived lives immersed in geek culture. Whether it be in early life; spending days trying to figure out how to beat Mike Tyson in Punch Out, to our adolescent years; discussing easter eggs in Back To The Future II while planning an invasion during a heated battle of Risk, and now; we present our immortal, omnipresent, socially-aware robotic brains to the php and css gods of the internets. We’re children of the 80s. We grew up with this sh*t.
Okay, now. There are some underlying rules when it comes to dressing up your baby for Halloween. For example, this is one of them: “Don’t dress your kid up like an assh*le”. Fairly simple enough, yet surprisingly debatable due to the wide variety of geek.
Here’s what we have to say.