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Halloween History

The Forgotten History Of Halloween

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Whether you're finding the perfect costume for yourself, dressing up your dog or testing your tolerance for fear at a terrifying haunted house, Hallow...

Here's The Spooky Truth About Halloween

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy

Candy and costumes, ghouls and goblins, tricks or treats. Halloween in a nutshell, right? NOT. SO. FAST. Sure, all of these elements embody modern...

Spooky Secrets: A Brief History of Halloween

Chris McGowan | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Chris McGowan

Halloween no longer retains the sense of awe and wonder associated with Hallows Eve and Samhain in the past, yet it remains an intriguing, still-evolving ritual that fuses a wealth of folk beliefs and cultural traditions.

My Big Jewish Halloween Costume

Laura Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Laura Silver

Kosher dairy restaurants populated the strip from 14th Street to Houston. Now, it's mostly dumplings and pierogies. But I'm proud to inhabit the knish suit and to re-infuse Jewish history into a hipster zone -- and Halloween.

The History Of Halloween Plus 5 Things You Didn't Know About The Holiday!

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Americans love Halloween. We as a country spend over $5 billion a year celebrating it. But where did the holiday come from? And how did traditions lik...