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History Goes Bump Podcast


Ghost tours for the theater of the mind! Join us as we explore the haunted history of locations, people and events. Each episode features a Moment in Oddity and This Month in History segment. Join us for chills and you might even learn something! We are one of THE only completely listener supported podcasts.

Dec 23, 2015

Charles Dickens is the author of many classical novels, but probably his most beloved work is "A Christmas Carol." Christmas would not be Christmas without the tale it would seem in our modern era. Many of us probably never questioned as children why it was that ghosts were sent to teach the angry and obtuse Scrooge the life lessons he must learn. But why did Dickens choose ghosts? Did the idea of telling scary ghost stories originate with him? Join us as we explore the life of Charles Dickens and dive into his beloved classic, "A Christmas Carol, which is obviously quite haunted. Moment in Oddity features Marjorie McCall buried twice and This Day in History features the publication of "A Visit from St. Nicholas.

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Show notes can be found here:  http://historygoesbump.blogspot.com/2015/12/hgb-podcast-ep-91-charles-dickens-and.html