Forget inflation. Americans are ready to trick or treat, and they plan to spend $700 million on costumes this year. Oh, and that’s just on costumes for their pets. (This year my Beagles are once again going as two guys watching TV on the couch while I go on a walk alone.)

+ The fine folks at Pocket have a collection of stories about all your favorite candies.

+ These days I’m a single issue voter. So I made a shirt that represents that. And it’s selling like hotcakes.