I’m not sure if one wishes others a “happy” Halloween—maybe a horrifying one is more apropos?
At any rate, these images have come through my RSS aggregator over the past week. They are truely frightening; so, I thought I would share. I’m just sweet that way.
This first is one of several face makeup ideas for the season. Click on the image to visit the page that contains many others. Not for the faint of heart.
Jon Neill carves pumpkins for a living—no, I mean year round; that’s his job. When you look at his work, you quickly see he’s not your average amateur. Again, clicking on the image below will take you to numerous other photos of his work. Rather amazing…
According to many scholars, All Hallows’ Eve is a Christianized feast initially influenced by Celtic harvest festivals, with possible pagan roots, particularly the Gaelic Samhain. Other scholars maintain that it originated independently of Samhain and has solely Christian roots.
The <a title="Catholic Church" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Church" target="_blank" rel="wikipedia nofollow">Catholic church</a> was masterful in co-opting pagan holidays in their endless quest for converts. ↩