Author Archives: Pauline Hales-Brown

The Haunted Escanaba, MI Lighthouse

Informant, a screenwriting major, was talking about his screenplay for his class and mentioned it took place in Northern Michigan. The conversation is as follows, the informant is TP, I am PH: PH: Of course it’s about Michigan [because the informant talks about his home state very often] TP: If I knew of any other… Continue Reading »

Mirror Man

After I told a friend that I was collecting folklore for one of my classes, he was intrigued so I asked him if he had any folklore he’d like to contribute. I briefly explained the different kinds of folklore he could tell me. He said he wanted to think of something that is specific to his hometown,… Continue Reading »

Joke: How To Get A Drummer Off Your Porch

For our discussion section, we were required to meet up with a fellow student and collect folklore from each other. LA is the person I collected from, PH is myself. Our conversation is as follows: LA: I have jokes, if you want those. PH: Oh, yeah. LA: My childhood friend’s dad is this older Jewish… Continue Reading »

Joke: How You Know A Drummer’s At Your Door

For our discussion section, we were required to meet up with a fellow student and collect folklore from each other. LA is the person I collected from, PH is myself. Our conversation began like this: LA: I have jokes, if you want those. PH: Oh, yeah. LA: My childhood friend’s dad is this older Jewish… Continue Reading »