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October 21, 2021 53 min

This week’s podcast episode finds your hosts investigating the history of fear of Halloween trick or treat poisonings, which all began with a Pixie Stick and an EVIL, evil father. Along the way, Becky & Merie address the burning questions you didn’t know you had, like:

Why does Becky have to womansplain Beckysplaining to Merie? Wanna be a sexy poop emoji 💩 for Halloween? Is there any costume that sounds better than a sexy giant cheese wedge?! 🧀 Is that strychnine or is it cornstarch? 🤷‍♀️ How come Becky & Merie are not gonna kill kids with fruits and vegetables? 🍅 What leads Becky to utter the phrase, “We’re all busy tampons?” Come for the inaccurate descriptions of various household poisons. ☠️ Stay for Merie’s murder plot check list. 🔪 Watch the Cropsey documentary. And keep the lights on.

Sources for this episode include: Oxygen. Listverse. SF Gate. Snopes.

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