History of Halloween
There are political figures … and it’s not what you think.” FULL COVERAGE: Fall TV preview 2013 One can only imagine. Dan Goor and Michael Schur, executive producers of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” are well-trained in the area. Characters from “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation” have been creative with their offerings: Jim (John Krasinski) of “The Office” wrote “book” across his face, giving us, duh, Facebook. In “Parks and Recreation,” Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) channeled gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas.
… “According to the ancient sagas, Samhain was the time when tribal peoples paid tribute to their conquerors and when the sidh [ancient mounds] might reveal the magnificent palaces of the gods of the underworld,” Rogers wrote. Samhain was less about death or evil than about the changing of seasons and preparing for the dormancy (and rebirth) of nature as summer turned to winter.