This week Dr. Deaton looks at the history of one of America’s oldest holidays and the traditions around it. Happy Thanksgiving!
Category Archives: Holidays
S4E3: Halloween Podcast: Vanished From the Face of the Earth
For Halloween, Stan tells four of his favorite stories of people who simply vanished into thin air: The story of one of our Founding Fathers who vanished while mailing a letter; the most famous maritime missing persons mystery ever; the story of a man who literally was there one minute and gone the next; and finally perhaps the most notorious missing person case of the 20th century. Plus This Week in History: Duane Allman, King Tut, Jimmy Carter, Juliette Gordon Low, and more.
S3E2: The Monkey’s Paw
In honor of All Hallow’s Eve, Stan reads an old favorite, W.W. Jacob’s “The Monkey’s Paw.” Enjoy!
S2E8: A Charles Dickens Christmas: Christmas at Dingley Dell, from The Pickwick Papers
A special Christmas podcast, with Stan reading from one of his favorite books, as Mr. Pickwick and his fellow Pickwickians visit Dingley Dell Manor Farm for a good old fashioned English Christmas. Enjoy and Merry Christmas!
S2E4: Happy Halloween!
Once again this year, in celebration of the spooky season Stan reads a favorite ghost story, “Call First” by Ramsay Campbell, first published in 1975. Draw near the fire, dim the lights, and enjoy…..