Halloween facts and Jesus ghost ship – Weird World Weekly #79


Have you ever wondered how the Jack O’Lantern came to be?  Or, why people dress in costumes on, or around October 31st? On this episode of Weird World Weekly, Dave runs down some of the more strange and scary Halloween myths and traditions from history.

http://www.factretriever.com/halloween-facts http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/what-history-behind-halloween-10-6735630

Meanwhile, what was it that some eyewitnesses saw on Lake Superior recently?  It could be a ghost ship, Jesus, or none of the above.  Matt investigates this very bizarre sighting!


Plus, during this month of Halloween, we have a super short scary story for you!

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Dave Nelson

Dave Nelson

Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011. You can hear Dave on The Alien Invasion, The SciFi Geeks Club and Weird World Weekly podcasts. Follow him on Twitter @davenelsonvoice