Halloween is just two weeks away. Do you know where your ghoulish get up is? Why do we carve pumpkins? Who are we trying to scare away? What are the hottest costumes this year? And what critter should we really be wary of in Anchorage, come All Hallows Eve?
This week on Hometown, Alaska, Kathleen McCoy hosts three experts with different views on Halloween. Meet Kerry Feldman, an anthropologist who knows how deep our rebellious roots go; Starla Heim who has been outfitting Alaskans for 18 years as owner of Dooley’s Costumes; and wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane who has one big worry come Halloween night: Moose. Join in the conversation about the where, what and how of Halloween Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. on Hometown, Alaska.
- Juneau Douglas Blog: Top Five Juneau Halloween Costumes
- 130 Halloween Pumpkin Carvings
- NY Times: Trick or Treat: The Madoff Halloween Mask
- Halloween Jokes
- 25 Hilarious Ways Parents Save Money on Halloween
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HOST: Kathleen McCoy, independent journalist
- Kerry Feldman, professor of anthropology, University of Alaska Anchorage
- Starla Heim, owner, Dooley’s Tuxedos & Costumes
- Jessy Coltrane, wildlife biologist, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
LIVE: Wed, October 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT: Wed, October 14, 2009 at 10:00 p.m.
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