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We made it! 31 days of spoopy feminist Halloween fun: horror media recommendations, cultural criticism, and great comments and recommendations from you!

Just for fun, have some terrifying audio illusions, or, as I like to call it, “Death Stomp Underwater Hell (Midi).”

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Every year I do a quick post on Take Back Halloween, a feminist site dedicated to providing costume ideas and designs for girls and women. The costumes, typically of historical figures (“notable women”), goddesses, movie stars, and queens, span different cultures, time periods, sexualities, and shapes. What you won’t find: Sexy Nurse, Sexy Witch, Sexy Pirate. What you will find: LaSiren, Mercy Otis Warren, and Madhubala.

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Halloween! Let’s celebrate my favorite holiday with a (mostly positive) gender reader!

Source: wikimedia commons.

Source: Wikipedia.

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Would you ever wish someone a “lovely Halloween”? I kept seeing this phrase pop up in Halloween goods this year along with the more standard “Happy Halloween.” I think “lovely Halloween” may go the way of “heartful” (ハートフル), which is wasei Eigo (Japanese-created “English”) used to mean heart-warming, warm-hearted, or caring.*

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Happy Halloween, everyone! Here are a variety of links from across the web to get you in the holiday spirit!

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What have we learned about Halloween in Japan this year?

Kanazawa Forus

Although Halloween seems to be mainly marketed through food in the broader consumer world, Halloween decorations in retailers and for home use seem to be growing in popularity and availability.

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So far, all my Halloween stuff has been food this year. I’m planning a non-food post exclusive to The Lobster Dance soon, and I’d like to add your photos to it! If you have any interesting Halloween-in-Japan photos, particularly pictures of consumer goods and decorations, please comment or contact me at odorunara[at]gmail[dot]com.
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I distinctly remember saying last year that I wished that Mister Donut would get a pumpkin-flavored doughnut, and this year, my wish came true!

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