Halloween Spending Averages $86 Per Person; Celebrating The Theremin

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People spent $86 on average for Halloween this year, including for their dogs. We talk to Full Disclosure host Roben Farzad about how Halloween became such a staple of consumer — and now Instagram — culture. Also, the name Theremin might conjure the eerie sounds of horror films or sci-fi movies like 1951's “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” WBUR's Andrea Shea talked to some contemporary artists collaborating on a performance to celebrate the early electronic instrument's upcoming 100th birthday. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's October 31, 2019, full broadcast. You can find more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on October 31, 2019.


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