Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Kick Back Halloween

This Halloween strikes me as relatively obligation-free—a kick back Halloween, if you will. Not that this is at all unusual. It’s just that we have a few events bracketing the evening itself, but tonight, we’re free. Last night, my storytelling … Continue reading

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Soundtrack of the “Homestead”: Halloween

On Sunday morning, NPR’s Weekend Edition disgusted me with an anemic, unimaginative article on Halloween music. Host Rachel Martin introduced the piece by declaring that, once one considered Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Bobby (Boris) Pickett’s Monster Mash, one must be … Continue reading

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