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When you need some darkness, the Halloween Haunt is there. History, customs, traditions, as well as spooky stories and poems. Hosted by the Halloween Haunter. Most episodes 5 minutes or under.

When you need some darkness, the Halloween Haunt is there. History, customs, traditions, as well as spooky stories and poems. Hosted by the Halloween Haunter. Most episodes 5 minutes or under.
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When you need some darkness, the Halloween Haunt is there. History, customs, traditions, as well as spooky stories and poems. Hosted by the Halloween Haunter. Most episodes 5 minutes or under.

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English


Episodes

“A Cold Greeting” by Ambrose Bierce

10/18/2018
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Friendship can be a strange thing. What happens when it seems that a friendship…dies? You can be my friend, especially on the social media, like Twitter at @HalloweenHaunt and on Facebook, where I confess I only have a page you can like, not “friend” me. But we can pretend, right? Hear more gothic fiction from Ambrose Bierce […]

Duration:00:05:40

Black Cats

10/13/2018
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Few things say Halloween like black cats, although they are delightful any time of year. Thank you, Robin, for another excellent suggestion on Facebook. I tweet at @HalloweenHaunt. Much more can be found at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Wikipedia will tell you much about the history of black cat superstition. I will tell you much about witches (with a bit about […]

Duration:00:05:14

Classic Homemade Halloween Treats

10/10/2018
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Bruno on Facebook had a hankering for the homemade Halloween eats and wanted to hear about them. I hope they don’t make you hungry. Did you know that Longfellow ruminated on the deceased? He did. My Twitter handle is @HalloweenHaunt. Find more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Foodal has a comprehensive look at Halloween treating. Find out about peanut brittle from […]

Duration:00:05:08

“Haunted Houses” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

10/7/2018
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Did you know that Longfellow ruminated on the deceased?He did. Join the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. Also, like the program on Facebook. Find more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Read along with me or bring it along and recite it at a party at HWLongfellow.org. Music: Nocturne by Ekho “Relent” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) Click here to download the show.

Duration:00:03:56

Golden Age Radio Horror

10/4/2018
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Just like today, the Golden Age of radio took place at a scary time in the world. Radio was there to help cathartically. Matthew suggested this topic on Facebook. We are on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. Find more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Learn more about “Lights Out,” “The Witch’s Tale,” and “Suspense” from Wikipedia. Website The Art of Manliness, OTR Cat, The Nitrate Diva […]

Duration:00:09:03

Urban Legends

10/2/2018
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For Robin on Facebook, we discuss the stories which arise seemingly from nowhere. Follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. “Like” our Facebook page. Everything, including all of the episodes, are at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Believe it or not, you can find more urban legends at Cosmopolitan.com. And learn more about urban legends from Wikipedia. Music: “Colossus” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) Bonus music: “On […]

Duration:00:11:12

Promo ’18–Dark Times in the Haunt…and Everywhere Else, Too

9/5/2018
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Escape from the dark–in the Halloween Haunt? In a manner of speaking. Join the Haunt on Twitter, @HalloweenHaunt, and Facebook. Find every episode produced at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Click here to download the promo.

Duration:00:02:38

A Halloween Wish for You

10/31/2017
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Barry and I have a special wish for you. Well, actually, I horned in on his wish. Don’t worry. It all works out in the end. Don’t forget to listen to any episodes you might have missed, like Haunted Hollywood, Emily Dickinson Fun, and Spiritualism. They dwell with all of the episodes at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. The […]

Duration:00:02:23

Haunted Hollywood

10/29/2017
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Hooray for haunts…and Hollywood has plenty. Learn about a few now. Scroll down, look to the left if you want to give. The Halloween Haunt is on Facebook. I suggest you set it to be on the top of your News Feed so you see everything. Also find out about many Halloween happenings @HalloweenHaunt on Twitter. Everything, including all […]

Duration:00:07:06

More Emily Dickinson Fun

10/26/2017
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Two poems from the great Emily Dickinson. You might want to have something funny ready for when you’re done. Thank you for giving to the TheHalloweenHaunt.com you’re helping to keep the show going. Scroll down, look to the left if you want to give. Follow the Haunt Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and Facebook (like us, too). Read along with me with these handy […]

Duration:00:05:35

Tips for Safer Trick-or-Treating

10/23/2017
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Make sure your special night is scary for the right reasons. Join the Halloween Haunt on Facebook and Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. TheHalloweenHaunt.com has lots of creepy Halloween and Halloweenesque information. And all of the episodes of the Halloween Haunt. NBC News, of all places, has more about trick-or-treat safety. So does the American Red Cross. More about trick or treating at TrickorTreat.TheHalloweenHaunt.com. […]

Duration:00:08:06

Spiritualism

10/20/2017
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Some people take their ghosts very seriously. And they’re not afraid. Are you? More haunting information at TheHalloweenHaunt.com, where you can also give and help keep the Haunt in cobwebs. Learn more about Halloween happenings on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and our Facebook page as well. Wikipedia will tell you much more about Spiritualism, as will the Encyclopedia Britannica and […]

Duration:00:07:19

“At Old Man Eckert’s” by Ambrose Bierce

10/17/2017
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A story of a house that is…haunted? A gateway to another, horrible dimension? Something nice like that. Join the Facebook party, and the Twitter freakfest @HalloweenHaunt. Find more stories by Bierce and more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Classic Reader will allow you to read along, if you like. Music: “Remains from the Past” by Grigor Iliev (from Soundclick.com) “Something Wicked This Way Comes” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and […]

Duration:00:07:35

Dark Shadows

10/13/2017
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The original supernatural soap is the subject du jour. Thank you to everyone who gives to the Haunt at TheHalloweenHaunt.com, scroll down and look to the left. Follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and like us on Facebook. Wikipedia will tell you much about Dark Shadows, as will MeTV, and Tor.com. Music: “Shadows in the Moonlight” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and Horror Music for […]

Duration:00:07:29

Top Halloween Candy 2017

10/10/2017
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What’s your favorite? You may be surprised about others’ favorites. Join the Halloween Haunt on Facebook and on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. More Halloween treats can be found at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Look for your state on Influenster. I don’t want to spoil the results, so I’ll just tell you that I found info on the candies on Wikipedia. Mental Floss has tidbits about […]

Duration:00:06:10

“Haunted” and “The Raven’s Tomb” by Walter de la Mare

10/7/2017
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Our first poems from Walter de la Mare are clearly spooky, just look at the titles. Much more poetry, stories and other Halloween frightfulness at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. That’s also where you can help keep the Halloween Haunt online. Find other angles of the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and on our Facebook page. Read along if you’d like, “The Haunted” and “The […]

Duration:00:04:26

The Mystery of Roanoke Island

10/4/2017
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Back before there was a United States, one of the early settlements was Roanoke Island. It didn’t go well. But what happened to the people? Justin in California suggested this on the Halloween Haunt Facebook page. I give you Halloween news on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. If you would like to give to the Haunt, scroll down TheHalloweenHaunt.com and look to the left. […]

Duration:00:07:28

Halloween Destinations

10/1/2017
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October is a terrific time to explore the world of Halloween–in the world. You’ll find much Halloween fun at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Thank you for the Halloween gifts, you’ll find the link on the left if you scroll down. Join the Haunt on Facebook and Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. Mark suggested this topic on Facebook, by the way. Learn more about the destinations […]

Duration:00:07:23

Promo ’17–Don’t Look Now

9/4/2017
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Take a walk to the Halloween Haunt–but be careful. We’re on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt , and Facebook, too. Catch up on all the episodes now at TheHalloweenHaunt.com, where you can also give to the show to keep the Haunt in cobwebs. It will be much appreciated. Click here to download the promo.

Duration:00:02:32

Walking with the Dead on Halloween

10/31/2016
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Sometimes, what seems like a natural is actually…unnatural. It is a great time to catch up on all of the episodes from this year, including the poems of Emily Dickinson and Disney’s Haunted Mansions. You’ll find them and well over 100 more episodes at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. You’ll find Halloween fun all year with me on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, Facebook and on Google+. […]

Duration:00:02:05