The Whole Rabbit
The Whole Rabbit
Luke Madrid
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41 minutes Posted Oct 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
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Fashion your mask, grab a jack-o-lantern and let's get spoopy as we discuss everybody’s favorite Irish-Scottish tradition, Halloween. Join us as we trick-or-treat our way through each of Halloween’s most time-honored tropes and trace them back to the fae haunted hills of Olde World.

Join us as we discuss:
-How to pronounce Halloween like a fancy smart person.
-Christmas stole everything from Halloween
-What a Banshee does
-Where the cat got nine lives.
-Why black cats get a bad rap in Halloween
-Hellhounds and Faery Dogs
-The Revenge of the Sith
-Why Crowley and Mathers took Scottish last names
-Origin of the Jack-O-Lantern
-Why we trick-or-treat
-How to stop a cat from stealing souls

To hear the extended version of this show visit www.Patreon.com/TheWholeRabbit where we discuss:
-Irish bat folklore and “The Book of the Law”
-The Accursed Hare
-The Best Halloween Candy


SOURCES:

Irish animal folklore:
http://irishhedgerows.weebly.com/folklore.html

Bat Folklore:
https://livinglibraryblog.com/the-bat-of-celtic-folklore/#:~:text=In%20Ireland%2C%20it's%20still%20said,will%20soon%20follow%5Bii%5D.

Hair of the Dog:
https://britishfairies.wordpress.com/2019/12/01/the-hair-of-the-dog-fairies-dogs/

Scottish Fairy Cat:
https://www.scotclans.com/cat-sith-celtic-mythology/

Soul Cake:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_cake

Pronunciation of Sidhe (sounds like ‘Shea’):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gpyEhRciXQ

Where to find The Whole Rabbit:

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https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-whole-rabbit/id1457163771

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https://open.spotify.com/show/0AnJZhmPzaby04afmEWOAV

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