In honor of National Pumpkin Day, we're discussing the spooky history of Stingy Jack and the origin of the jack-o'-lantern. If you like today's mini-episode, don't forget to subscribe and leave a five-star review wherever you're listening!

Research Articles:

https://www.history.com/news/history-of-the-jack-o-lantern-irish-origins

https://www.celticthunder.com/blog/2016/10/02/history-jack-o-lantern/#:~:text=In%20Ireland%20children%20carved%20out,to%20pay%20for%20his%20drink.

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/12865/whats-origin-jack-o-lanterns

https://historydaily.org/will-o-the-wisp-deadly-fairy-lights 

Music:

Dopplerette by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3668-dopplerette

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Halls of the Undead by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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