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Urban Legend – How the Jack-O-Lantern became a Halloween Icon

This legend is rooted in Irish folklore, it stemmed off of the reputation of a man called Stingy Jack. Stingy Jack was a nasty deviant, he was foul tempered and mean and was a known alcoholic that frequently beat his … Continue reading

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Twisted Southern Horror Queen – Episode 5

If you’re into haunted history and urban legends, this show is for you!  In this episode: The Legend of the Jack-o-lantern The Lalaurie legend Listen to the show here

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The Legend of Stingy Jack – Jack-o-Lantern Urban Legend

   There’s the slightest hint of Fall in the air, an omen of one of the most revered holidays of the year, Halloween! As a primer for the approaching, “Day of the Dead” I thought I’d share the urban legend … Continue reading

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