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.

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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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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