Slapdash Podcast

Two college professors discuss history, science, pop culture, and everything else!

004. History of Halloween

October 7th, 2019

How did Halloween find its way into America? How much money does the candy industry make during Halloween? What's up with jack-o'-lanterns?

Shannon and Jason explore these questions and more in an episode dedicated to the Halloween season.

Music from 
"Airport Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (
License: CC BY (