MP3: Gweek 072: A History of Halloween

22.10.2012

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Gweek 072: A History of Halloween MP3

Have you ever wondered about the origins of Halloween? Where does the word Halloween come from? What is the origin of the term trick or treat? Why do we carve jack-o'-lanterns? And how did costumes come into play? I don't know the answers to any of these questions. But luckily we have someone here who does know. Joining me today is the horror author and screenwriter Lisa Morton. Lisa’s novels and short stori... Source: boingboing.net

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