Happy Halloween, readers! In case you're looking for supplemental spooky material for the evening, mental_floss has put together a list of creepy podcasts that will fit right into the spirit of Halloween. There is something for everyone here, including family friendly material such as this:
The Halloween Haunt
Each October this podcast returns with new episodes about spirits, Halloween history, and more. Aimed at older kids, the eps have spooky sounds but the content probably won’t give them nightmares (i.e. some delve into Halloween traditions around the world). A five-minute runtime also makes the show ideal for short attention spans.
There are also ideas for more hardcore horror enthusiasts. One example:
This podcast takes the scary tales we’ve heard endless times— about haunted insane asylums, creepy old houses, sinister creatures in the woods—and traces them back to their origin stories. The thoughtful, well-produced episodes appeal to history and horror buffs alike.