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Lesley Bannatyne is an author who writes on folklore and popular culture. One of the country's foremost authorities on Halloween, Bannatyne has shared her knowledge on television specials for the History Channel ("The Haunted History of Halloween," "The Real Story of Halloween"), with Time Magazine, Slate, National Geographic, and contributed the Halloween article to World Book Encyclopedia. [more]



Halloween Nation Halloween History
Halloween Reader Halloween How-To

Witches Night Before Halloween


Halloween screen pictured above by Ellie Schuster. Photo by Kurt Schuster.

Articles


Halloween. A History

Imagining Halloween. A Literary History

Why Halloween Matters

Extreme Halloween

Halloween Myths & Monsters

Trends in Halloween

WITCH. How How Rosemary's Baby, Pat Robertson and Eight Bottles of Tylenol Changed How We Think About Halloween

The World According to Gourds

Halloween in Victorian America

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