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The 2022 Spooky Halloween Thread

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The History of Halloween​

How an ancient Celtic harvest festival became ‘Spooky Season.’​

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Explore the ancient (and not-so-ancient) origins of Halloween traditions, including the surprisingly sultry history of bobbing for apples, the devilish legend behind the Jack-o-Lantern, and why everybody loves rewatching Hocus Pocus.
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What Is Samhain? What to Know About the Ancient Pagan Festival That Came Before Halloween

Cady Lang
Time
Dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating are popular Halloween activities, but few probably associate these lighthearted fall traditions with their origins in Samhain, a three-day ancient Celtic pagan festival.

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Why Black Cats Are Associated With Halloween and Bad Luck

Elizabeth Yuko
History.com
As early as the 13th century, the Catholic Church linked cats to Satan.

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The Story of Jack-O’-Lantern: ‘If You Knew the Sufferings of That Forsaken Craythur'

Jessica Traynor
The Irish Times
How Irish immigrants brought the Halloween tradition of carving pumpkins (originally turnips) to America.

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The Secret, Steamy History Of Halloween Apples

Alison Richards
NPR
A Halloween apple was once a powerful symbol of fertility and immortality. In Europe and the early years of America, girls used apples and apple peels to divine their romantic destiny.

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When ‘Dumb Suppers’ Were a Halloween Love Ritual

Anne Ewbank
Atlas Obscura
To see into the future, young women held mystical meals.

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How British Colonialism Determined Whether Your Country Celebrates Halloween

Max Fisher
The Washington Post
Why is it that the United States and so many other countries celebrate the holiday, but Australia does not?

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When Halloween Mischief Turned to Mayhem

Lesley Bannatyne
Zocalo Public Square
Halloween in early 19th-century America was a night for pranks, tricks, illusions, and anarchy.

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From Pagan Spirits to Wonder Woman: A Brief History of the Halloween Costume

Marianna Cerini
CNN
Halloween costumes from the first half of the 20th century were terrifying. Here's how Halloween became more family-friendly.

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A Brief History of the Haunted House

Chris Heller
Smithsonian Magazine
How Walt Disney inspired the world’s scariest Halloween tradition.

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How Candy and Halloween Became Best Friends

Samira Kawash
The Atlantic
The origins of trick-or-treating, a relatively recent phenomenon.

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How Hocus Pocus Became an Enduring Halloween Hit

Josef Adalian
Vulture
It’s hard to overstate just how much the movie critics of the day loathed Hocus Pocus.

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A Brief Halloween History of Pets in Costumes

Jen A. Miller
Vox
Instagram helps, but we’ve been dressing up dogs and cats for a long time.

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When Did This Time of Year Become “Spooky Season”?

Heather Schwedel
Slate
The elusive history of a cursed phrase.

 

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The History of Halloween​

How an ancient Celtic harvest festival became ‘Spooky Season.’​

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Explore the ancient (and not-so-ancient) origins of Halloween traditions, including the surprisingly sultry history of bobbing for apples, the devilish legend behind the Jack-o-Lantern, and why everybody loves rewatching Hocus Pocus.
Image by ImagePatch/Getty Images
View Original

What Is Samhain? What to Know About the Ancient Pagan Festival That Came Before Halloween

Cady Lang
Time
Dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating are popular Halloween activities, but few probably associate these lighthearted fall traditions with their origins in Samhain, a three-day ancient Celtic pagan festival.

View Original

Why Black Cats Are Associated With Halloween and Bad Luck

Elizabeth Yuko
History.com
As early as the 13th century, the Catholic Church linked cats to Satan.

View Original

The Story of Jack-O’-Lantern: ‘If You Knew the Sufferings of That Forsaken Craythur'

Jessica Traynor
The Irish Times
How Irish immigrants brought the Halloween tradition of carving pumpkins (originally turnips) to America.

View Original

The Secret, Steamy History Of Halloween Apples

Alison Richards
NPR
A Halloween apple was once a powerful symbol of fertility and immortality. In Europe and the early years of America, girls used apples and apple peels to divine their romantic destiny.

View Original

When ‘Dumb Suppers’ Were a Halloween Love Ritual

Anne Ewbank
Atlas Obscura
To see into the future, young women held mystical meals.

View Original

How British Colonialism Determined Whether Your Country Celebrates Halloween

Max Fisher
The Washington Post
Why is it that the United States and so many other countries celebrate the holiday, but Australia does not?

View Original

When Halloween Mischief Turned to Mayhem

Lesley Bannatyne
Zocalo Public Square
Halloween in early 19th-century America was a night for pranks, tricks, illusions, and anarchy.

View Original

From Pagan Spirits to Wonder Woman: A Brief History of the Halloween Costume

Marianna Cerini
CNN
Halloween costumes from the first half of the 20th century were terrifying. Here's how Halloween became more family-friendly.

View Original

A Brief History of the Haunted House

Chris Heller
Smithsonian Magazine
How Walt Disney inspired the world’s scariest Halloween tradition.

View Original

How Candy and Halloween Became Best Friends

Samira Kawash
The Atlantic
The origins of trick-or-treating, a relatively recent phenomenon.

View Original

How Hocus Pocus Became an Enduring Halloween Hit

Josef Adalian
Vulture
It’s hard to overstate just how much the movie critics of the day loathed Hocus Pocus.

View Original

A Brief Halloween History of Pets in Costumes

Jen A. Miller
Vox
Instagram helps, but we’ve been dressing up dogs and cats for a long time.

View Original

When Did This Time of Year Become “Spooky Season”?

Heather Schwedel
Slate
The elusive history of a cursed phrase.



I want that fucking house!!!!!
 

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My FAVORITE haunted house pic............

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They based it off a REAL Victorian Gingerbread house, called The Carson Mansion.

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I think the house in the Addams Family movies with Raul Julia and Anjelica Houston was based off this one.
 
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I live near this place........

 
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I was waiting for this thread to come back,.. you guys should go ahead and post these videos in my new Halloween Harry Potter inspired recipe thread!! :D


 

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