What's the best way to get into the Halloween season? Why ghost stories at happy hour, of course. Sit back with your favorite libation and listen to a reading of James Thurber's tale of a ghostly encounter in "The Night the Ghost Got In."

Whatís the best way to get into the Halloween season? Why ghost stories at happy hour, of course. Sit back with your favorite libation and listen to a reading of James Thurberís tale of a ghostly encounter in ďThe Night the Ghost Got In.Ē

The short story isnít exactly the scariest tale out there, but itís damn funny ó like all of Thurberís musings ó and conveys some interesting themes that are relevant today.

The story is inspired by events that actually took place in Thurberís childhood home.