Oct 30, 2022
In a special chapter, we celebrate the 30th birthday of the most infamous Hallowe'en television special ever screened - Ghostwatch (1992)! In this show we investigate the origins of the show, how it was made, examine its turbulent aftermath, and celebrate its lasting legacy!
Oct 23, 2022
In this epic length episode we journey through the later half of the 1980s, rounding up a variety of Halloween themed movies and TV specials. On the big screen we have the likes of Trick or Treat , Night of the Demons, Cemetery of Terror, and Lady in White plus the return of Michael Myers in Halloween IV and V. While on...
Oct 16, 2022
We have reached the 1980s in our history of Halloween, and in this chapter we look at the first half of that decade, discovering Halloween TV specials galore from well-loved shows, various movie Tricks and Treats, the return of Michael Myers, and the rise of Elvira!
Oct 9, 2022
In this chapter of Halloween history, we uncover the origins of haunted attractions - from magic lantern show and ghost trains to haunted rides and home haunts. Discover the secrets of phantasmagoria and spook shows, how scares raised money for charities, and the evolution of modern day Halloween attractions.
Oct 2, 2022
As a prelude to our Halloween history episodes this year, we delve into the world of 1980s radio and unearth a Halloween special from the scarifying Canadian show Nightfall! In this seasonal episode we hear a dramatization of a strange tale from Robert Aickman about a couple who unwisely choose to take a break in...