The power-ups and weapons in video games pretty much sell themselves. But there are other, less heralded products that do the dirty work behind the scenes. You might not even see them, but they're there, filling the games with the idiosyncrasies we know and love.
If my calculations are correct, whatever you did last night, during the darkest, sweatiest hours of All Hallows Eve, you're probably regretting it now.
Most of them are embarrassing, shameful and possibly even incriminating but he does it all without a hint of judgment because Uncle Frank knows, perhaps better than anyone, that the depth of human ignorance can never be overestimated.
Some of what passed for everyday life 75 or 100 years ago would send you running screaming in the other direction today. And when those scenes are captured on grainy old-school film, you get the stuff of nightmares.
Even the best Hollywood set dressers in the biggest budget horror movie can't outdo real life. You wouldn't spend a night in in these places regardless of the number of shotguns and Bibles you were allowed to bring.
There are some places where the true spirit of Halloween lives on in grand fashion.
There are certain jobs where it helps to think like a five year old. As the movie Big taught us, being an 8 year old trapped in a toy designer's body give you an unfair advantage, and as every Robin Williams movie taught us, being a kid trapped in a gorilla's body makes you the best dad ever.
There are a handful of good excuses for not going to work: illness, death in the family and actually that's just about it. When I'm king, all these listed will be acceptable.