The Tangled History of the Jack-o'-Lantern

Why do we carve pumpkins? Because turnips weren’t available!

Just for fun, and because the phrase always pops into my head around this time of year, I asked DALL-E 2 for a:

Jackal lantern on table in haunted house with cobwebs everywhere

If you really want to get into that Halloween spirit, Fourmilab’s got just the thing.