The Halloween Haunt
The Halloween Haunt
The Halloween Haunter
A short audio program celebrating our creepiest holiday. Hosted by the Halloween Haunter. History, customs, traditions, as well as spooky stories and poems. Available on all podcast apps.
Top Costumes 2018
On Facebook, Aaron in Utah wanted to hear another list. Here are three (a magic number). You can also get in touch on Twitter at @HalloweenHaunt . Hear more episodes about costumes at All of the episodes are at The lists can also be found at the CNN website. Music includes: “Waltz of the Carnies,” by Kevin Macleod […]
Oct 28, 2018
“The Listeners” by Walter de la Mare
A haunting poem about those you can’t see but are always listening. No, not the Feds. Find the Haunt on Facebook and Twitter at @HalloweenHaunt . More poetry can be found at Read along with the poem at New Forest Centre. Scroll down. Music: “Remains from the Past” by Grigor Iliev (from “A New Morning” by Persona (from Click here to download the show.
Oct 25, 2018
The David Oman House in Beverly Hills, CA
Another haunted location, another episode not great for little ones. But hopefully great for you. Find the Haunt on Twitter at @HalloweenHaunt and on Facebook. And all of the episodes are at Learn more about the scary house at Haunted Los Angeles, the Paranormal Witness Wiki, and the Oman House website itself. Music: “ElectroShock” by Sam Haynes from “Halloween 2017 – […]
Oct 22, 2018
Waverly Hills Sanitorium
When folks in Kentucky had certain health issues, they went to Waverly Hills. Poor folks. The staff was doing the best they could. Some of the folks seem to have stuck around in the afterlife. Join our Facebook page, and on Twitter at @HalloweenHaunt. Learn about more haunted places…where else? Find out more about Waverly Hills from […]
Oct 20, 2018
Ambrose Bierce’s “A Cold Greeting”
Friendship can be a strange thing. What happens when it seems that a friendship…dies? You can be my friend, especially on the social media, like Twitter at @HalloweenHaunt and on Facebook, where I confess I only have a page you can like, not “friend” me. But we can pretend, right? Hear more gothic fiction from Ambrose Bierce […]
Oct 17, 2018
Black Cats
Few things say Halloween like black cats, although they are delightful any time of year. Thank you, Robin, for another excellent suggestion on Facebook. I tweet at @HalloweenHaunt. Much more can be found at Wikipedia will tell you much about the history of black cat superstition.  I will tell  you much about witches (with a bit about […]
Oct 12, 2018
Classic Homemade Halloween Treats
Bruno on Facebook had a hankering for the homemade Halloween eats and wanted to hear about them. I hope they don’t make you hungry. Did you know that Longfellow ruminated on the deceased? He did. My Twitter handle is @HalloweenHaunt. Find more at Foodal has a comprehensive look at Halloween treating. Find out about peanut brittle from […]
Oct 9, 2018
“Haunted Houses” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Did you know that Longfellow ruminated on the deceased?He did. Join the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. Also, like the program on Facebook. Find more at Read along with me or bring it along and recite it at a party at Music: Nocturne by Ekho “Relent” by Kevin Macleod ( Click here to download the show.  
Oct 6, 2018
Golden Age Radio Horror
Just like today, the Golden Age of radio took place at a scary time in the world. Radio was there to help cathartically. Matthew suggested this topic on Facebook. We are on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. Find more at Learn more about “Lights Out,” “The Witch’s Tale,” and “Suspense” from Wikipedia. Website The Art of Manliness, OTR Cat, The Nitrate Diva […]
Oct 3, 2018
Urban Legends
For Robin on Facebook, we discuss the stories which arise seemingly from nowhere. Follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. “Like” our Facebook page. Everything, including all of the episodes, are at Believe it or not, you can find more urban legends at And learn more about urban legends from Wikipedia. Music: “Colossus” by Kevin Macleod ( Bonus music: “On […]
Oct 1, 2018
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