Halloween: A (Cartoon) History from Discovery.com


Discovery.com had this nice little minute and a half cartoon about Halloween up, check it out:

Halloween: A (Cartoon) History

Analysis by James Williams
Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:21 AM ET

Ever wonder where Halloween comes from? Was it created in the 1950s by marketing companies to sell candy and costumes, or does it have a much older and darker past? Get the answer below.

If that hasn’t put you in the right mood, there’s plenty more from Discovery News to make your skin crawl…

Patenting Death Slide Show: A look at some of the late 19th-century patents meant to ease the transition from this world to the next.

Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions Slide Show: What it sounds like.

Top 5 Science Conspiracies, Theories and Hoaxes (This still creeps me out and I produced it two years ago.)

5 Animals Named For Famous Monsters: Again, what it sounds like.

Pumpkins: Not Just for Halloween Anymore (Not scary, but interesting.)


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Marcos Cosme has had a love for writing and film since he was little. By combing those two passions, he started studying film early on in Middle School and High School writing screenplays and working in his High School television production studio. When it came time for college he decided to pursue a bachelors in Electronic Film making from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Marcos continues to be an avid watcher of movies and scripted television series, although he does, on occasion, watch some reality shows. He has watched hundreds of movies during the course of his life and has worked in various roles on small independent film projects, including writing, producing and directing. In his spare time Marcos loves to write screenplays, read books, contribute articles, blogs and reviews on various topics including (but obviously not limited to) movies, television, books, and wrestling; just to name a few. He is a Rabbit aficionado (he has a dwarf rabbit named Peanut-who is the logo of Cos' Blog) and is a Golden Retriever connoisseur (he has two Goldens named Cassie and Chloe). He also love to spend time with his wife and as of July of 2015 they welcomed their first child, Miles, who can occasionally be seen on the blog.

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