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I'm not making this up. Seriously.

There's a horror and mystery bookstore that I walk past every day on my way to lunch, called Something Wicked. I always check out their window display, as invariably there are Nightmare Before Christmas toys and Spawn action figures there. I get to grin, nod approvingly, and, filled with warm satisfaction at my ability to avoid the temptation of compensatory consumerism, sit down to a cup of coffee and some french toast.

Well, my world was shattered today. There, in the middle of their window display, was a black box containing two 6" figures. On the left, a suave-looking deviant with a funny moustache and a dark suit. On the right, a female figure in an improbably tight black dress, very pale, and with long black hair.

"Ah!" I thought to myself. "An Addams Family set!"

And I was right. But something looked... odd... about Morticia. That heart-shaped face, those doe-y eyes. Blue eyes. Buh... Buh... Buh...

Say it. Barbie.

The box confirmed my horror. It was The Addams Family Barbie and Ken.

Check your local copy of the Book of Revelation, kids. I'm pretty sure that this is a sign of the End Times.