Did Shakespeare Go Trick or Treating?

Did Shakespeare Go Trick or Treating?

When it comes to the tradition of trick or treating on October 31, we can trace the origins of this practice back to Tudor England. Some say it was even under Queen Mary that the phrase “All Hallow’s Eve” was reportedly first used. The practice of trick or treating...
Ep 132: Archers with Lyn Tribble

Ep 132: Archers with Lyn Tribble

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Did Shakespeare Carve a Pumpkin?

Did Shakespeare Carve a Pumpkin?

Halloween is right around the corner and that means pumpkins! Modern day carved pumpkins can trace their roots back to many 18-19th century legends about a man named Jack who tricked the Devil into buying him a drink and was forced to wander the Earth after death...
Ep 130: Sonnets with Stanley Wells

Ep 130: Sonnets with Stanley Wells

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