I don’t know about you, but I feel like Halloween always leaves something to be desired. Every year, it’s preceded by the usual hype, promising a debaucherous night for all involved. But, um, I find that it’s never really that good. I’m always glad when Halloween is over, and it makes me especially happy that it is immediately followed by Dia de los Muertos. Even though I’m American with no Latin or Mexican blood to speak of, the ghoulish festivity of Day of the Dead, celebrated November 1st and 2nd, appeals to me far more than any old Halloween. Keep clicking for products inspired by this amazing holiday.
While sexy paper underwear may seem impractical, theyâ€™ve been selling like hot cakes in Kuala Lampur! The Chinese population in Malaysia just celebrated their â€œday of the deadâ€, the Qingming Festival, this past Friday. The holiday is commemorated with burnt offerings made at the graves of deceased relatives. And apparently this is the only time itâ€™s socially acceptable to buy risquÃ© panties for your granny, since the goal is to furnish your late family members with the things theyâ€™ll need in the afterlife. Aside from lingerie, cell phones, model houses, and paper money are also popular presents, so basically their dead relatives all must be rappers, right? [Inquirer.net] Keep reading »