Great Lakes Horror Company in conversation with LISA MORTON

November 2, 2016 The Librarian 0

Did you know that the earliest Jack-O-Lanterns were actually turnips? Or that the love affair between horror and Hallowe’en is a recent invention? Or that the cult classic 1978 film that made masked killer Michael Myers into a legend of horror was originally called The Babysitter Murders? On this special edition of the Great Lakes Horror Company (“where we believe every day is Hallowe’en”), HWA President, author and Hallowe’en expert Lisa Morton speaks about her areas [READ MORE]

31 Days of Halloween… with LISA MORTON

October 15, 2016 The Librarian 0

Halloween draws ever closer. Do you have your costumes? Your candy? Your party tickets? Are you ready? Or are you more like us denizens of the Library, where it’s Halloween all year round? No matter if you’re a part-time or full-time devotee to the spooking season, Halloween expert Lisa Morton is a name you should know. She’s the author of Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween, A Halloween Anthology: Literary and Historical Writings Over [READ MORE]