These days Halloween is all Naughty This and Sexy That, but the roots of our spookiest holiday's traditions—from pumpkins to trick-or-treating—run deep, their origins reaching back thousands of years to pre-Christian pagan festivals and superstitions. These quirky bits of trivia about the history of Halloween should help you better appreciate all the ghouls and witches wandering about (and your hoard of candy):
Hit by hurricanes, struck by lightning multiple times, in a record number of automobile accidents, that is what it takes to make this list. Want to feel lucky? Take a look at this and be glad you're name isn't mentioned.
Troy Landry of the History Channel's Swamp People recounts the story of Ol' One Eye. Is it a bear? Is it a gator? Is it some other kind of creature that has been caught on film in the middle of the night on a hunter's camera?
Happy Friday the 13th! A few of country music’s biggest stars have celebrated by sharing some of their superstitions and experiences. Look for tweets from Jake Owen, the Band Perry and Taylor Swift on the supernatural subject.
Superstition seems to be everywhere in the world of sports. Whether it is wearing a certain pair of socks or that jersey you just cannot bring yourself to wash, a majority of households have some kind of superstition when watching their favorite sports team. It turns out that our good friend Tracy Wirtz from TV 3 has realized that she might just be our New Orleans' Saints' bad luck charm.
It must be nice being catered to before a show! The people who put on the concerts for us at places like the Cajundome and New Orleans Arena and all over the world get whatever they desire before the show! Here's what some of the top "stars" have to eat...maybe it's a superstition they can't break?
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