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Recap #110: More & More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine, A.K.A. “It Just Doesn’t Die!”

Title: More & More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine (And possibly Carolyn Crimi) Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary: Reader Beware – You’re In For Ten More Scares! Will Aunt Vera’s book of magic spells spell scary trouble for Kari? Is Jeffrey a musical genius or is the old guitar he […]

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October Patreon Bonus Recap: Are You Afraid of the Dark? 01×01 The Tale of the Phantom Cab

Submitted for the approval of the Devil’s Elbow Patreons, I call this post: The Recap of the Tale of the Phantom Cab. INITIAL THOUGHTS Are You Afraid of the Dark? was a horror anthology tv show that aired in the early 90s. The premise was that a group of teens are brought together by their […]

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Recap #109: Graveyard School #21: The Skeleton’s Revenge, a.k.a. “Flipper’s Badass Grandma”

Title: Graveyard School #21 – The Skeleton’s Revenge Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: He’s Baaaack!!! Skate McGraw and his family are spending Thanksgiving at his uncle Edgar’s house on an island. It sounds cool, but when they arrive, Skate immediately gets the creeps. The first thing that […]

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Recap #108: The Forbidden Game #3: The Kill by LJ Smith

The Author: L.J. Smith, who finally ditched the ridiculous descriptions and probably realized what she did with Dee in the last book was a bit much so she toned it down a ton in THE KILL. The othering is still there, but it’s minimal in comparison. [Wing: Third time’s the charm, I guess.] The Blurb: It […]

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Recap #107: Fear Street Sagas #17: The Raven Woman, A.K.A. “The Sum of Our Incomplete Fears”

Title: Fear Street Sagas #17 – The Raven Woman Author: ??? Cover Artist: Karen Chandler Tagline: Who Will Be Her Prey? Summary: Will The Past Protect Her Or Defeat Her? Terror is sweeping the land and beautiful Meg Fier is swept up in the frenzy. Some blame the approaching American Revolution. Others say it is […]

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Recap #106: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine

Title: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine Summary: Welcome to Fear Street Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself…and see if its dark terrors and unexplained mysteries are true? You’re not afraid, are you? Quiet — hospital! Sshh. There are a lot […]

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Recap #105: Shivers #34: Weirdo Waldo’s Wax Museum, A.K.A. “Where’s Weirdo Waldo?”

Title: Shivers #34 – Weirdo Waldo’s Wax Museum Author: M.D. Spenser Cover Artist: ????? Tagline: N/A Summary: WAX NEVER FORGETS And neither does Billy or his sister Crissy. Both of the kids will always remember that freaky family vacation. The one that almost scared them all to death. What should have been a terrific tour […]

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Recap #104: Mermaid Saga Parts 5-6: Mermaid’s Forest by Rumiko Takahashi

Title: Mermaid Saga Chapter 5 & 6 – Mermaid’s Forest Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts: I decided to skip chapters 3 and 4 for now because that story isn’t really a horror tale, but more of an action/adventure one that takes place in Yuta’s past. I prefer the modern day stories because the […]

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Recap #103: Nightmare Hall #6: Guilty by Diane Hoh

Title: Nightmare Hall #6: Guilty by Diane Hoh Summary: Katie Sullivan has everything – nice roommate, cool friends, and a great guy. Until the day she and her boyfriend are out on the river and their canoe overturns. She survives. He doesn’t. Katie can’t stop thinking about the accident, weighing the evidence, wondering if it […]

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Recap #102: Teen Wolf (1985)

Title: Teen Wolf (1985) Summary: What’s a high school kid got to do to be popular? Just let down his hair and howl! Starring Michael J. Fox, Teen Wolf is an outrageous comedy about a shy teenager with more than a changing voice to contend with… he’s a budding young werewolf! And when his new-found […]

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