Promo ’16–A Stroll Down Halloween Lane

It’s the time of year where it’s wise to doubt your own senses. Luckily, it’s easy to chalk it up to Halloween. Our Twitter page has lots of Halloween happenings @HalloweenHaunt; also Facebook, where you can set us to “See First” and not miss a post; and Google+. All of the episodes are at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. There are over 100. Even if you’ve heard them all you may have forgotten one or two, so they’ll seem new to you.

Music:

“Dark Walk” and “Moonlight Hall” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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The Bell Witch Cave

A witch story and ghost story in one. Perfect. Find all the episodes at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Make sure you join us on Facebook, on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and Google+.

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

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Shakespeare’s Three Witches from “Macbeth”

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 on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook. and Google+. And at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Read the scene for yourself here, then read the rest of the play.

Music:

“Penumbra” and “Tikopia” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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Ben Cooper Costumes

Bruno suggested this on Facebook. So many have worn them; if you’re not familiar, you really should google them and look at pictures. You can suggest an episode there or at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Or on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt,  or even Google+.

Slate has a good overview of Ben Cooper’s effect on Halloween, and Wikipedia has a lot of history.

Music:

“One-Eyed Maestro,” “Amazing Plan–Distressed” and “Waltz of the Carnies” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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The Story of Interview with the Vampire

It reinvigorated our love of vampires, and has quite the backstory. Be socially active with us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and Google+. Find all the episodes at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Wikipedia will tell you much more about the novelthe film, and Ms. Rice herself. Trivia about the film that may be true at IMDb. Find out what Ms. Rice is up to these days at her website.

Music:

“Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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“A Wireless Message” by Ambrose Bierce

Another spooky tale from the great Ambrose Bierce. Tell me your spooky story at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Join the Halloween party on Facebook, on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and Google+.

Read along with me at AmbroseBierce.org.

Music:

“Anxiety” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Sinister Lullaby” by Sam Haynes from “Spine Chillers–Horror music for Halloween”

“Death Comes Creeping In” by Sam Haynes from “Spine Chillers–Horror music for Halloween”

“The Gargoyle” by Sean Timms from “The Gargoyle and Other Stories: The Orchestral Music of Sean Timms”
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The Loch Ness Monster

A real-life monster, a large water animal, or–something else? Or nothing else? Bruno on  Facebook suggested it. Talk about it on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and Google+. And, of course, on TheHalloweenHaunt.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” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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