Stealing Your Kids’ Halloween Candy is a Time-honoured Tradition I’m Happy to Embrace ( Article)

I wrote a comedy article for about the fact that I steal my kids’ Halloween candy every year. The article tells the story, including some tips for doing so yourself!

Follow the link to read the article:

And for some bonus content, CBC had me do a little TikTok video to promote the article. It revolves around some tips for what to do if you get caught!

As a side note, the kids took a mighty haul that night! I’ve already eaten some of it, though not quite my allowable one third.

And just for fun, here’s a photo of my son (in costume) and I while we were trick or treating.

Craig Silliphant

Craig Silliphant is a D-level celebrity with delusions of grandeur. A writer, editor, critic, creative director, broadcaster, and occasional filmmaker, his thoughts have appeared on radio, television, in print, and on the web. He is a juror on the Polaris Music Prize and the Juno Awards. He has written two books; a non-fiction book about Saskatoon's music scene, Exile Off Main St, and a book of short stories called Nothing You Do Matters. He's a husband and father who loves living in Saskatoon. He has horrible night terrors and apocalyptic dreams.

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