It’s time for Jimmy Kimmel’s annual kid prank;”I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy.” For this prank parents pretend they ate the fruits of their children’s labor.
Children who have dreamed of, and worked for the loot, are a study in the full range of human emotion; grief, loss, anger, rage, betrayal – and sometimes sweet forgiveness. The latter is rare, the threats…I’d take seriously. This annual favorite hits kids where they live, and strangely delights adults. I wonder if the Menendez Brothers ever…Nah – well, maybe?