This year's Halloween decorations may not just spook you, they might turn your stomach.
Next to the standard witches, ghosts and black cats, many specialty stores and catalogs are selling creepily realistic corpses, severed limbs and butchered body parts. One catalog advertises an animated ghoul who can vomit into a barrel on cue (special order only, $2,750). An online company sells a Tortured Torso Prop (for $149) you can lean near your front door to welcome trick-or-treaters.
Whatever happened to jack-o'-lanterns and Casper the Friendly Ghost?
From costumes and props to indoor and outdoor home decorations and table settings, experts and retailers agree that Halloween is turning to the dark side, becoming gorier, more violent and more adult. ...