It’s October which suggests it’s Spooky Season! This yr, although, Spooky Season encompasses not simply ghosts and ghouls and Halloween, but in addition the actually really terrifying stuff. Like the very fact we’re teetering on the sting of an entire dictatorship (with unlawful, faux drop bins and “ballot watchers” we’re undoubtedly making a gentle descent), lower than a month away from the election that can resolve the way forward for democracy on this nation — as in, whether or not democracy will exist or not.
For what it’s value, when you take a look at who Trump’s cronies are, like Jared Kushner and Rudy Giuliani, we may point out “ghosts and ghouls” a second time.
In information that doesn’t wish to make me stress-drink at 2 o’clock within the afternoon and hyperventilate right into a paper bag, Spooky Season additionally implies that it’s as soon as once more time for The Simpsons Halloween particular, “Treehouse of Horror”. The teaser for this yr’s particular, which dropped earlier this week, takes a unique method from earlier years. As a substitute of haunted homes or visits from Kodos and Kang, the teaser sees Homer in a voting sales space.
As a result of, as we’ve mentioned, what the hell is scarier than this election.
Homer begins hemming and hawing about which presidential candidate to vote for, however he doesn’t ponder for very lengthy earlier than Lisa, donning a masks (atta woman!), seems within the sales space to remind her dad of all of the heinous shit Trump is chargeable for over the past 4 years, like “Pulled out of the US Local weather Settlement” and “Allowed bounties on troopers” and “Described Meryl Streep as ‘overrated’”. Though the rolling textual content didn’t even cowl the half of it, this Reader’s Digest of Trump’s 4 years in workplace was sufficient for Homer to make his determination.
The Simpsons — October Shock pic.twitter.com/wCDOrpmN80
— TheSimpsons (@TheSimpsons) October 13, 2020