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The Pagan Origins of Halloween

Unlike the other common holidays we celebrate these days, who owe their popularity to Hallmark and consumerism, Halloween is ancient. It's a celebration of the spookier, unknowable side of life: death. Not only is death unknowable, but attempting to understand it is something that's uniquely human. You could say that Halloween is the only true,

Mead Read: Neil Gaiman to Retell Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman, one of America's best contemporary novelists, will put fiction aside this year to write Norse Mythology, a re-telling of the stories about the gods of Asgaard. Norton (the publishing company I remember from my English major days as having compiled the best-respected anthologies of literature around) approached Gaiman for the project, and he was all

Calling All Bloggers

We feel that our community members are our best representatives, so we just wanted to ask you one little question: Do you have a blog? Or, more accurately, do you have a way of sharing AleHorn with lots of people? Can you make videos for us? Can you take awesome pics of our stuff? If

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