From The Wire 10/30/2015 by Maren Larsen Your Personal Demons, Candy Cons, and a Calculated Zombie Defense By Maren Larsen While haunted house goers in the U.S. evade hordes of murderous chainsaw-wielding zombie mental patients, those in Japan take a more personal approach to inducing sheer terror. (Slate) Some popular Halloween sweets may be more trick than treat … watch out for these killer confections. (Atlas Obscura) You should probably add a calculus textbook to your zombie apocalypse supplies. (Princeton University Press) • Maren LarsenMaren Larsen is the associate editor of The Smart Set. She is a digital journalism student, college radio DJ, and outdoor enthusiast.