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Monthly Archives: August 2017


Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #83: Even More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Aug 2017)
Title: Even More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary:  Reader Beware– You’re In For Ten More Scares! Can Jeff convince his parents there’s a live mummy in the basement? Will Adam escape from a monstrous flying gargoyle? Is Brian’s boarding school turning kids into robots? Find […]
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cover of Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams, dramatic image of white dude vampire holding a fainting white womanOther Recaps: Recap #82: Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams (Donna on 23 Aug 2017)
[Wing: OH NO THAT COVER. We’ve come a long way from the fun of The Band.] The Author I stand corrected with now knowing that Adams also wrote THE CLAW, a Point Horror addition that the lovely ladies at The Devil’s Elbow already recapped. I’d never heard of it, but should I stumble across it […]
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book cover for Up the Airy Mountain by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald, is a snowy woods scene with the title in white lettering on the blue sky and the authors' names in black lettering on the snowPodcast: Devil’s Elbow Podcast #10: Up the Airy Mountain by Debra Doyle and James MacDonald (Wing on 21 Aug 2017)
Wing recaps the werewolf and fairy short story “Up the Airy Mountain” by Debra Doyle and James MacDonald, part of their Bad Blood werewolf series. (Note: Episode picked up some scratchiness in a few places; we’re working to keep that from happening in future episodes. Apologies that we didn’t catch it in time to stop […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #81 Fear Hall: The Conclusion by R. L. Stine A.K.A. “And You Thought Student Loans Were Scary!” (Jude Deluca on 17 Aug 2017)
Title: Fear Hall: The Conclusion (obviously follows Fear Hall: The Beginning) Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: “Welcome back to the most terrifying dorm on campus!” Summary: “A Special Message From R.L. Stine” Dear Readers: I hope you’ll join me for the conclusion of Fear Hall. I think it’s one of my scariest finishes […]
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cover of Heart of the Hunter by R L Stine shows an Indian woman being stalked by a shadowy figure in the fog, with the head of a wolf in the clouds, under a full moonFear Street Recaps: Recap #80: Fear Street Saga #9: Heart of the Hunter by R. L. Stine (Wing on 15 Aug 2017)
Title: Fear Street Sagas #9: Heart of the Hunter by R. L. Stine Summary: A medicine woman tells Jamie Fier the love potion she gave him will cost him. Now Jamie finds himself transforming into a wolf—and if his true love sees him in this form, he will remain a wolf forever. Tagline: The full […]
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Point Horror Twitter PlatePodcast: Devil’s Elbow Podcast #9: Nightmare Hall #1: The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh (Wing on 14 Aug 2017)
  Wing recaps The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh, the first book in the Nightmare Hall series, and minus a bit too much red herring, it’s a fun and fantastic book. (Content: Discussion of suicide and abusive relationships.) Links mentioned in the podcast: Written Recaps: pointhorror.com Episode Media: The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh Let’s Do It: […]
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Point Horror Twitter PlateGeneral: Expanding the Recap Empire (Wing on 10 Aug 2017)
I do like calling things an empire. Anyway, see the below message from Dove, and let us know if you want to join us in recapping a wider variety of nostalgic media. (Things will continue here at the Devil’s Elbow, don’t worry! Guest recappers, regular columns, my feud with R. L. Stine and love of […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #79: Graveyard School #3: The Headless Bicycle Rider, A.K.A. “The Adventures of Algernon and Mr. Toad” (Jude Deluca on 10 Aug 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #3 – The Headless Bicycle Rider Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Barry Jackson Tagline: N/A Summary:  Will The New Kid At Graveyard School Keep His Cool Or Lose His Head? [Wing: AMAZING.] Even though the class bully makes fun of his name, Algie (short for Algernon) […]
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Point Horror Twitter PlatePodcast: Devil’s Elbow Podcast #8: Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Wing on 8 Aug 2017)
Wing recaps Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine and finds it delightful. Ridiculous, cheesy, fun stories ahead. (Content: brief mentions of arachnids, child sex trafficking, and “illegal” aliens.) Links mentioned in the podcast: Written Recaps: pointhorror.com Episode Media: Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine 13 Tales of […]
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cover for Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh, has a window with yellow shutters on the front, looking into a bedroom with a dresser and a clockNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #78: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh (Dade on 7 Aug 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh Summary: The night Robert Q and Darlene meet, the attraction is immediate. The Big Man on Campus uses all his charm to sweep Darlene off her feet – and then dumps her a few weeks later. After all, he’s just playing around. Poor Robert Q. He doesn’t […]
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cover of The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson, has a figure in a black coat with its hood up carrying an ax, with the title and author information printed over itOther Recaps: Recap #77: The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson (Wing on 3 Aug 2017)
Title: The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson Summary: A SET OF keys jangled in my hand. The keys were my lifeline. One of them would be what saved the day. I held onto them as tightly as I could. I was being followed. The man running behind me was my stepdad, Morris Heyward. He was holding […]
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The Hitchhiker by R L Stine book cover, right hand with thumb raised up in front of two headlightsPodcast: Devil’s Elbow Podcast #7: The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine (Wing on 1 Aug 2017)
Wing recaps The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine, and spoilers: she doesn’t hate it. Come listen for rollicking adventures, car theft, and murder. Links mentioned in the podcast: Written Recaps: pointhorror.com Episode Media: The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine Facebook: Devil’s Elbow Tumblr: Devil’s Elbow Patreon: Devil’s Elbow Follow
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