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Mischief Night

We always called it “The Night of Mischief.” I did the pencils and inks for this illustration on Oct. 30 during Inktober. That day has long passed, but there’s no law that says you can’t decorate your Christmas tree with eggs, TP, and shaving cream for that devilish, juvenile delinquent spirit.

Illustration

Killswitch Engage Bring Out the Monsters in Sayreville, NJ

On October 30th ghosts, superheroes, and even some hot dogs roamed Starland Ballroom for the Monsters Mosh show. The line up included Killswitch Engage, All That Remains, Death Ray Vision, and City of Homes. 218 more words

Shows

Rumour has it (wrong?)

In the North of England the “celebration” of Mischief Night still endures. When I was a youngster it was a far bigger deal than the American Hallowe’en. 1,007 more words

Opinion

Bonfire Night

Photo Credit: Marianne

While many communities hold their celebrations on the weekend before or after (for logistical purposes); the 5th of November (today) is Bonfire Night in the UK.   717 more words

History

Hallowe'en? Not in my memory of the Spalding of the 1950s...

The prospect of tonight’s steady stream of youthful ‘trick or treaters’ (for readers around the globe, children in the UK visit houses at Hallowe’en to offer a choice: a trick played upon the household or a treat given by the household to the visitors to ward off any tricks) has stirred in me memories of the Bonfire Nights (or Guy Fawkes Nights) of my childhood. 1,311 more words

Personal Experiences

Jersey City Putting Out Extra Supervision For 'Mischief Night'

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The cobwebs are on the houses and the candy corn is ready, but Jersey City Public Safety Director James Shea says the police are ready too—for “Mischief Night,” that is. 212 more words

News

Mischief Night

It’s mischief night- the night before Halloween.  This is a new concept to me.  Where I’m from, there is no mischief night.  I love the idea of it though and am seriously miffed that it wasn’t a thing in my community growing up.  373 more words