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Your Weekend Creature Comforts: Installment Three Of Our Classic Halloween Creatures Brings You The Witch


“I’ll get you my pretty, and your little dog too!” Ahh, the witch. Writing about this humanesque haunted villain makes me feel all nostalgic and fuzzy inside. Afterall, while witches can be of the male persuasion in some depictions, this monster is traditionally a member of the sisterhood. And while adolescent men might go through a more Salinger-inspired development, I think it is a rite of passage that most teenage girls will at one point experiment with witchcraft or Wiccan studies. Along with the smell of apple cider donuts, pumpkin pie, and freshly dead leaves, autumn also bring us images of spooky black pointed hats, green warty noses, and bubbling cauldrons. The witch is your perfect feminine representation of Halloween, and I just love her diabolical ways.

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