The dark side of gingerbread houses. Have you ever tried to construct a gingerbread house? It is really hard. It seems almost impossible to make one that looks like something from a magazine. Honestly, though, the gingerbread is hard as a rock, tastes kind of dull and your house just sits and collects dust. Eventually in early January you take it out in the driveway and smash it up. Even the birds don't eat it quickly. Why do people make so many of these things? Perhaps it is time for a re-think. Maybe if some jerk started making run-down gingerbread homes and comical gingerbread businesses, people would see this activity differently. That's me. I am a jerk and that is what I am doing. I am making the trashiest gingerbread possible and this is my website. Welcome to the Gingerbread Ghetto! (http://www.gingerbreadghetto.com/) These people are certainly creative. (My favorite is the Gingerbread Prison Yard. Um . . . . I'm not saying this isn't for children, but please use parental discretion.