Do We Have to Tell Them the House Is Haunted?

On the law and mythologies of haunting, from antiquity to today.
Jack O Lantern

Halloween Stories

Why are Victorians the default haunted house, what do ghosts have to do with the imagination, and why do we like to be scared?
Dracula in a 1931 movie poster

The Real Vampires of Europe

In general, a vampire is a malicious spirit or soul of the deceased who is not confined to the grave. Where did the idea come from?
Halloween pumpkins

Trick or Treat Sadists: A Halloween Urban Legend

Are there a group of trick or treat sadists poisoning the candy they distribute on Halloween?

The Origins of Halloween

Halloween history and ethnography.