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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

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


Disney’s Haunted Mansions

10/29/2016
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They are some of the most popular attractions at the Disney Parks. And they’re haunted. Learn more about the houses and find every episode at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Make sure you like the Haunt on Facebook, and you follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and on Google+. Learn more about Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion from the LA Times. Interesting facts about the mansions are at Ray Keim’s Haunted Dimensions and […]

Duration: 00:10:15


Two from Emily Dickinson

10/26/2016
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We return to the lovely belle of Amherst, Emily Dickinson. First we present “The Soul has Bandaged Moments” and then “I Heard a Fly Buzz.” Stay in the know with the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on our Facebook page, and on Google+. Hear more poems and stories perfect for the season at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Music: “Measured Paces” by Kevin McLeod (from Incompetech.com) “Together” by Tony […]

Duration: 00:04:25


Haints, Boo Hags and Plat Eyes

10/23/2016
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Travel with me to a corner of the American south for some unique individuals. More ghosts and other creatures will be found at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Other creeps hang out on our Facebook page, on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and on Google+. Learn more about these unique beings at this site from Ketchikan, Alaska, oddly enough; and Travels with Persephone; Charleston Currents; and of course Wikipedia. Learn about haint […]

Duration: 00:06:14


Celebrity House Haunts

10/20/2016
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Trick-or-trea–haven’t I seen you on TV? Celebrities love Halloween, too. The Halloween Haunt is on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and on Google+. Find every single episodes at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Pictures and more from Mr. Van Dyke’s house in 2010, 2011 and 2012, courtesy of Disney Travel Babble. IAmNotAStalker.com (sure) has more pictures from 2011, as does the MidnightintheGardenofEvil blog… Music includes: “Alchemists Tower” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) “Theme for […]

Duration: 00:05:34


“Entrance and Exit” by Algernon Blackwood

10/17/2016
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Another chilling story…this time from an author suggested by Amy on Facebook…. More stories at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Make sure you join us on Facebook,on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and Google+. Read along with me at AlgernonBlackwood.org. Music: “Day of Chaos,” “Colorless Aura,” and “Ghost Story” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) “Keep on Strolling” by Tony Longworth from “Dead In Love original soundtrack” Buy on Amazon Buy on iTunes “Edge of Night” by Sam Haynes from “Something...

Duration: 00:14:51


The Dybbuk

10/13/2016
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Uh-oh, another thing to look out for. Maybe a ghost, maybe a demon. Find us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and Google+. Find all the episodes and more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Learn more about the Dybbuk, the play “The Dybbuk,” and the Dybbuk Box from Wikipedia. See the 1937 film “The Dybbuk,” based on the play, on YouTube. Music: “Tabuk” and “Private Reflection” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) “The […]

Duration: 00:07:07


“The Creature from the Black Lagoon”

10/1/2016
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Who’s up for a swim? Just make sure there’s a net near you at all times. Thank you, Bruno on Facebook, for the suggestion. You’ll find lots of Halloween on our Twitter feed @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and Google+. Tell us what you think and find more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Old standby Wikipedia has a lot of […]

Duration: 00:08:03


Terror in the Corn Maze

10/31/2015
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Corn to the left of me, stalks to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle of the corn maze, all alone. But all’s well that ends well. If you haven’t listened to all of the episodes, the season doesn’t have to quite end for you. Please make sure you listen to the one […]

Duration: 00:04:16


The Bell Witch Cave

10/29/2015
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A witch story and ghost story in one. Perfect.Find all the episodesatTheHalloweenHaunt.com.Make sure you join us onFacebook, onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,andGoogle+. Learn more from the official website of the Bell Witch Cave, the Bell Witch Website(unofficial?), and PrairieGhosts.com. Wikipedia will tell you about both the Bell Witch and the Bell Witch Cave. Music: “Tombstone” by Twilight Productions Click […]

Duration: 00:10:12


Shakespeare’s Three Witches from “Macbeth”

10/26/2015
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Witches as evil hags wasn’t a new idea at the time, but this play may be the reason that’s the first thing we think of when we think of witches.Find lots of Halloween info onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,onFacebook. andGoogle+. AndatTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Read the scene for yourself here, then read the rest of the play. Music: “Penumbra” and “Tikopia”byKevin Macleod […]

Duration: 00:08:46


The Story of Interview with the Vampire

10/20/2015
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It reinvigorated our love of vampires, and has quite the backstory.Be socially active with usonTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,onFacebook,andGoogle+.Find all the episodes atTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Wikipedia will tell you much more aboutthe novel,the film, andMs. Rice herself. Trivia about the film that may be trueat IMDb. Find out what Ms. Rice is up to these daysat her website. Music: “Echoes of […]

Duration: 00:08:01


“A Wireless Message” by Ambrose Bierce

10/17/2015
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Another spooky tale from the great Ambrose Bierce.Tell me your spooky story atTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Join the Halloween party onFacebook,onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,andGoogle+. Read along with meat AmbroseBierce.org. Music: “Anxiety”byKevin Macleod (incompetech.com) “Sinister Lullaby”bySam Haynesfrom“Spine Chillers–Horror music for Halloween” “Death Comes Creeping In”bySam Haynesfrom“Spine Chillers–Horror music for Halloween” “The Gargoyle” by Sean Timms from “The Gargoyle and Other Stories:...

Duration: 00:08:55


The Loch Ness Monster

10/13/2015
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A real-life monster, a large water animal, or–something else? Or nothing else? Talk about it onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,Facebook,andGoogle+. And, of course,onTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Learn more about the monster on Wikipedia,Nova from PBS,and Nessie’s own site.The Telegraph details Google’s efforts. Music: “Long Note Four”byKevin Macleod (incompetech.com) Click hereto download the show. Tagged: Episode, Halloween, Halloween Haunt, Holiday, Legend, Loch Ness, […]

Duration: 00:11:24


About “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving

10/10/2015
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A classic from the early days of the U.S, with a keen headless guy.Find all of the episodes onTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Find usonFacebook,Twitter@HalloweenHaunt,andGoogle+. Wikipedia has much more about Washington Irving,The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., and the story itself, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Historical Digression has more about the story. Hear more about The Headless […]

Duration: 00:09:13


About “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving

10/10/2015
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A classic from the early days of the U.S, with a keen headless guy.Find all of the episodes onTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Find usonFacebook,Twitter@HalloweenHaunt,andGoogle+. Wikipedia has much more about Washington Irving,The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., and the story itself, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Historical Digression has more about the story. Hear more about The Headless […]

Duration: 00:09:13


“Because I Could Not Stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson

10/7/2015
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It’s hard to believe, but I have never featured this great poet in the Haunt. I remedy this with a lovely ditty about heading into the afterlife.See you onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,onFacebook,andGoogle+. Tell me what poems and stories you want to hear atTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Read along and find more poetry at Poets.org. Music: “Nervous”by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) “Two Souls […]

Duration: 00:05:09


Irish Halloween Traditions

10/4/2015
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Many of our favorite Halloween traditions come from Ireland, but not all made it over here.I talk more about traditionsatTheHalloweenHaunt.com.Join usonFacebook,onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,andGoogle+. Learn more about Halloween in Ireland at Ireland-Information.com, IrishCentral, and GoIreland.About.com. Music: “Celtic Impulse”and “Folk Round” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) Click hereto download the show. Tagged: Ghosts, Halloween, History, Ireland, Irish, Podcast, spirits, Traditions

Duration: 00:09:03


Haunted Institutes of Higher Learning

10/1/2015
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Spookie Pumpkin on Twitter suggested a tour of some haunted campuses. It was a good suggestion.You can find me onTwitter@HalloweenHaunt,and also onFacebook,andGoogle+.Find all the episodesatTheHalloweenHaunt.com. Learn more about UGA Athens, CSU Channel Islands, Drew University, and Ohio University (the other) Athens. Music: “Quinn’s Song: The Dance Begins”,“Classic Horror 2”, and“Midnight Meeting”by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) “House […]

Duration: 00:08:33

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