Tips for Safer Trick-or-Treating

Make sure your special night is scary for the right reasons. Join the Halloween Haunt on Facebook and Twitter @HalloweenHauntTheHalloweenHaunt.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.

Music:

“Pumpkin Jack” by Sam Haynes from “Halloween 2017 – Pumpkin On Your Stereo – Electro Haunt Music – EDM Halloween Music

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Top Halloween Candy 2017

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 Kit Kat.

Find more Halloween treat information at TrickorTreat.TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Music includes:

“Nevermore” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and Horror Music for Halloween 2016”

“Tea Roots,” “Tenebrous Brothers Carnival – Act One,” and “Waltz of the Carnies,” “The Builder,” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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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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Trick or Treat Time

We revisit a favorite topic. It could be argued that trick-or-treating is one reason Halloween is what it is today. If you scroll nearly all the way down at TheHalloweenHaunt.com you’ll find the original trick-or-treat episode, along with nearly all the existing episodes . Please put the program in one of your Google+ circles, follow me on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and please “like” our Facebook page.

History.com goes over the…history of trick-or-treating quite nicely, as does Wikipedia

Music:

“Sneaky Snitch” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Witching Hour” by Sam Haynes from the album “Welcome to the Horror Show”

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Random Halloween Treat Facts

Yummy, yummy in my tummy. What are the most popular Halloween treats? Let’s take a big bite into your favorites and find out all about them. Let us know your favorite Halloween treats at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com. Full shownotes there, too.

Take a bigger bite:

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More on the number 5 treat.

Bet you didn’t know all of this about the number 4 delicacy.

Number 3 is many people’s favorite. But it’s still number 3.

Number 2 makes me laugh. Oops, no hints.

You can eat heaps of the treat at the top of the heap. But brush your teeth….

Background music:

“If You Only Knew Part I” by Twilight Productions (from Soundclick.com)

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Trick or Treat

Why do kids around America, and in some other places in the world now, go around neighborhoods threatening a trick if they don’t get a treat? The answer lies within…the Halloween Haunt.

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