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Fuck My Little Pony! Friendship is not magic!

(previously All my friends are a bag of dicks) Something strange and evil is happening. Since I hate all of my BFFs, it’s bound to be one of them. This trope changed to a much cooler (and grammatically correct) phrase on 23 August 2014. Anything before that might have the old trope name in the post, but will be appropriately tagged in the trope-specific tag list.


Fright Camp Cover by Tim JacobusGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #235: Goosebumps Series 2000 #8: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 13 Aug 2019)
Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 88: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine. It's like the Cavern of No Return Night of the June Bugs Holds the Prisoners of the Vampire King Dr. Cruel.
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Campfire Stories CoverOther Recaps: Recap #231: Campfire Stories #1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli (Jude Deluca on 23 Jul 2019)
Jude recaps Campfire Stories 1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli. Urban legends by the bucketful, and it's great.
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Graveyard School #18 - The Dead Sox Cover by Mark NagataGraveyard School recaps: Recap #224: Graveyard School #18: The Dead Sox by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 11 Jun 2019)
Jude recaps Graveyard School 18: The Dead Sox by Tom B. Stone and the baseball pun is right there in the title.
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Batman The Drowned #1 Cover by Jason FabokOther Recaps: Recap #223: Batman: The Drowned #1 (Jude Deluca on 6 Jun 2019)
Jude recaps Batman: The Drowned 1 and it's all Dark Multiverse All the Time around here. Drown the world. Drown. the. World.
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GHOUL evening, boils and goopsOther Recaps: Recap #217: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 2 (Jude Deluca on 16 Apr 2019)
Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone loves a spooky story. Don’t you? Welcome to a chilling world of hair-raising tales! The thirty stories in this book were gathered from around the world, selected for their ghastly details and terrifying twists. Come […]
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Na-na-na-na BATMANGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #205: Give Yourself Goosebumps #3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 8 Jan 2019)
Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps 3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine and it's two stories for the price of one. Two delightful, kind of charming stories. Good job, Stine.
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A gift from Becka's BBFFFear Street Recaps: Recap #201: Fear Street #17: The Best Friend by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 18 Dec 2018)
Title: Fear Street #17 – The Best Friend, a.k.a “Baby’s First Fear Street” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: Sometimes friendship can be murder…. Summary: Best friends… to the end! Who is Honey Perkins? She’s been telling everyone in Shadyside that she’s Becka Norwood’s best friend. But Becka’s sure she’s never met Honey […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #183: Ghosts of Fear Street #30: I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Jude Deluca on 25 Sep 2018)
Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #30 – I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie, a.k.a. “Shady School Zone – Bad Future” Author: Nina Kiriki Hoffman Cover Artist: Happy Boy Pat (Published), Mark Garro (Scrapped) Tagline: Class Of The Living Dead? Summary: Zombies on Oak Street? Valerie and Mark know there’s something weird about the new after-school […]
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Friendship is 8-Bit: Story of the BlanksOther Recaps: Recap #177: Friendship is 8-Bit: Story of the Blanks by Donitz (Jude Deluca on 21 Aug 2018)
Title: Friendship Is 8-Bit – Story of the Blanks Creator: Donitz Initial Thoughts It’s been more than a year since I began writing for Point Horror, and after carefully double checking with Wing and Dove, I thought I’d do this extra special recap of a horror computer game. This’ll be my first ever game recap, […]
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The Hole (2001)Other movies: Recap #174: The Hole (2001) (Dove on 7 Aug 2018)
Dove recaps The Hole (2001) wherein everyone over the age of eighteen is absolutely incapable of rational thought, and those under that age are terrifying.
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Diane Hoh - Last DateNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #145: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker (Dade on 3 Apr 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh Summary: A night you’ll never forget. Call me. Demi does it on a dare. She places an ad in the personals column of the Salem Chronicle. Lots of guys call. And the nights are everything she advertised. Unforgettable. Unforgettably frightening. Because one by one, Demi’s dates […]
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cover of Nightmare Hall - The Experiment by Diane HohNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker) (Dade on 2 Jan 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment Summary: Professor Maximillian DeLure. Award-winning poet, scientist, and professor at Salem University. Dark, sexy, attractive…dangerous. Caryl Amberly is excited to be one of the few students specially selected for his new seminar. Until she finds out what his previous students think of him. Everyone says he’s a real killer. […]
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cover of The Wish by Diane Hoh has a woman behind a window with the title in green fontNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #84: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh (Dade on 4 Sep 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #4: The Wish by Diane Hoh Summary: Alex is the first to notice the strange little booth at the back of the campus pizza place. Wishes granted, fortunes told says the sign on the glass. Inside sits The Wizard – an eerie wooden figure with sinister blue eyes. Alex’s friends make wishes. […]
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Freeze Tag by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #59: Freeze Tag by Caroline B. Cooney (Tuesday on 20 Feb 2017)
Title: Freeze Tag by Caroline B Cooney Tagline: Cold Hands Evil Heart… Tag you’re dead Summary: Meghan and West, girl and boy next door, play an innocent game of Freeze Tag with their neighbour Lannie. But Freeze Tag is no ordinary game… when Lannie is playing. For when she tags someone, they really do freeze-like […]
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Halloween Night I by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #47: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine (Wing on 31 Oct 2016)
Title: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda hates her cousin, Halley, and she’s not the only one. Halley shouldn’t go around stealing other people boyfriends, it could get her into trouble. Big trouble… Brenda is determined to have her revenge – the perfect finale to her Halloween party She’s going to stop Halley’s […]
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The Claw by Carmen AdamsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #46: The Claw by Carmen Adams (Wing on 24 Oct 2016)
Title: The Claw by Carmen Adams Summary: The mark of death… Kelly is excited about her summer job at the local zoo – even after the threatening phone calls warning her away. Nothing can dampen Kelly’s resolve to work with animals. But wild animals can be very dangerous and someone has left the door to […]
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The Surfer by Linda CargillPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill (Wing on 5 Sep 2016)
Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the surfboard before. The one who gets a thrill out of surfing on the stormy seas. And now it seems Jessie will never know her. The girl disappears beneath the treacherous waves… never to surface again… […]
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Point Horror Twitter PlateGeneral: Off Topic: Wing is a bag of dicks (Dove on 10 Jul 2016)
Friendship is not magic. That is all.
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My Secret Admirer by Carol EllisPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #32: My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis (Dove on 4 Jul 2016)
Dove recaps My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis with is probably the tropiest of all the Point Horrors, but has a good lead character and a cool setting.
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The Cheerleader by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #26: The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney (Dove on 7 Dec 2015)
Dove recaps a Point Horror staple, The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney, where Althea trades humans for popularity, and it's kind of awesome.
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