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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Local Cartoonist on Halloween Hustling: 'Is There a Business Card Taped to This Fucking Candy?'

Posted By on Thu, Nov 8, 2007 at 10:57 AM

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While it's not really surprising that Halloween has finally come to this, it's still sad: Trick or treating has become just another opportunity for advertising. San Francisco cartoonist Chris Onstad uses his brilliant online comic strip Achewood to expose the practice of hustling business cards along to children via Halloween candy. Is nothing sacred? What's next? Razor blades? Best line: "Holy Jesus Christ Is there a business card taped to this fucking candy?"

-- Brian Bernbaum

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