The Haunting (and Civically Responsible) Beauty of Halloween Stores

Spirit Halloween Stores are masters at peddling scares, but their real beauty comes from reanimating the dead

All photos by author.

Fucking poltergeists, man. Always trying to sell us some expensive-ass fruit.

A menacing clown decal has been placed in front of wall signage that reads “Handbags,” like the clown is luring me in with the promise of a cheap purse.

Had anybody ever had this much fun in here when it was a grocery store?

Web editor/columnist for sdcitybeat.com. Editor of Black Candies. Author of Horror Business.

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