Touching on everything from chilling urban legends to our societyâ€™s fascination with the ghoulish and ghastly, David Skal examines the fascinating phenomenon of horror films and Halloween. He is the author of Hollywood Gothic, The Monster Show, V is for Vampire, Screams of Reason, and, with Elias Savada, Dark Carnival. With Nina Auerbach, he is co-editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
First Hour:EARTHFILES reporter and editor, Linda Moulton Howe, is an Emmy Award-winning TV producer, investigative reporter and author. She reports on an unidentified aerial sighting caught on tape at an airport in Albany, NY.