The Girl at the Underpass

Emma on Facebook suggested we look at the classic North Carolina legend of the ghostly girl. Is it really a North Carolina legend? Tell me about your legends at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com. Like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and circle our Google+ page.

Read a version of the story from the NC Secretary of State’s page. Also an “investigation of actual events”  And an interesting examination of the origins of the legend.

Music:

“Misery” and “Something Comes Orchestral extended version” by Six-Nail-Coffin (Adam John Prawlocki) (from MacJams.com)

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“John Mortonson’s Funeral” by Ambrose Bierce

We return to the lovely, twisted mind of Ambrose Bierce for a little vignette. If you have a story to tell, join me on our Google+ page, our Facebook page and on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. You can also tell your story and find many more at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

You’ll find a Google Book of The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce,Volume III: Can Such Things Be? where you can read along with me and find many other worthy tales.

Some of the music:

“Wounded” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Night Break” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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A Spooky Story of a Boy and His Dog

Something different this time in the Haunt: An original tale never before heard. This one is especially friendly for littler ones who don’t get too scared. Share your story at  HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com. Visit our satellite haunts on Google+, Facebook and Twitter @HalloweenHaunt.

Music:

“Dark Walk,” “Colossus,” and “Distant Tension,” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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“What the Moon Brings” by H. P. Lovecraft

We delve into the fantastically frightening, with a dreadfully influential author of odd, H. P. Lovecraft. What’s your favorite Lovecraft story? Let us know on Facebook, on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

If you want to read the story for yourself, Wikisource has you covered.

Background:

“Parle Moi” by Day OFF (from Garageband.com)

“Zona de Truenos” by Hollywood Haunts from “Halloween – El DÃ�a Del Muerto!” (INTROSOUND)
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“Alchemist’s Tower” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“The Hive” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Ghostpocalypse – 7” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Final Count” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe

Presented in its entirety, this is the longest episode so far from the Halloween Haunt. Thank you for pushing me to do it, Natalie. Let us know what you think on Facebook, Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

For your own reading, you can turn to The Poe Museum, which is in Richmond, VA.

Mr. Poe was finally given a proper funeral, 16o years after his death. I meant to do an episode on it. I may, still, next year.

Music includes:

“Remains from the Past” by Grigor Iliev (from Soundclick.com)

“Prayers for the Dying” by Chamber of Sorrows (from Soundclick.com)

“Gagool” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Depression” by Twilight Productions

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“An Arrest” By Ambrose Bierce

We enjoy a tale from great American writer and all-around great guy Ambrose Bierce, the first such tale from him in the Haunt.  Hopefully it won’t be the last. What stories would you like to hear?  Let us know at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

You can read the tale online yourself.

Learn all about Ambrose Bierce and find more works, too, at Biercephile.com.

More biography is available….

Music:

Classic Horror 1” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

Confused State” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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The Ouija Board Story

Fun party game, or gateway to the other side? Ouija boards are a staple of Halloween. We have a true Ouija story for you in this extra-sized episode. Warning: May be too intense for the little ones. Tell us your Ouija story at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

Read the story yourself:

The Letter D: D’s True Halloween Story (Warning: this blog is not family friendly)

Some of the music:

“Ghost Story” by Hiroshi (from SoundClick.com)

“A Ghost in Love” by David Chochoi (from SoundClick.com)

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