trope: Mental health: with tact and sensitivity

Essentially, “crazy” is a blanket term for a bad person with no qualms about killing anyone and everyone. Often because they are “crazy”. Because that’s how mental health works.

Recap #318: La Noche de Walpurgis / Walpurgis Night (1972)

Title: La Noche de Walpurgis / Walpurgis Night / The Werewolf vs The Vampire Woman (US title) / Shadow of

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Recap #317: Lifeforce (1985)

Title: Lifeforce (1985) Summary: IT’S VAMPIRES. BUT IN SPACE. Tagline: The Cinematic Sci-Fi event of the Eighties [What a goddamn

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La Furia Del Hombre Lobo/Fury of the Wolfman (1972)

Recap #315: La Furia Del Hombre Lobo/Fury of the Wolfman (1972)

Title: La Furia Del Hombre Lobo/Fury of the Wolfman (1972) Summary: A man has had a werewolf curse cast upon

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Strange Matter No Substitutions

Recap #308: Strange Matter #1: No Substitutions by Marty M Engle

Title: Strange Matter #1 – No Substitutions, a.k.a. “Fairfield Nights: The Ballad of STACY CALHOUN” Author: Marty M. Engle Summary:

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Recap #299: Jude’s Winter Horrorfest – Fear Street: Let’s Make A Trade by R.L. Stine and Amber K. Bryant

Title: Fear Street – Let’s Make A Trade, a.k.a. “IT SHOULD’VE BEEN MEEEEEEEEEEEEEE” Authors: R.L. Stine and Amber K. Bryant

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Recap #293: Bad Moon (1996)

Title: Bad Moon (1996) Summary: After being bitten by a werewolf in the jungle, Ted looks for a cure. His

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Recap #291: Rock’N’Roll Nightmare (1987)

Title: Rock’N’Roll Nightmare (1987) Summary: At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record

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An American Werewolf in London Theatrical Poster

Recap #288: An American Werewolf in London (1981)

bat recaps An American Werewolf in London and the special effects plus the use of tropes (or what would later become tropes) are wonderful.

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Even More Short & Shivery Cover

Recap #286: Even More Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 5

Title: Even More Short & Shivery Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Jacqueline Roberts Tagline: Thirty Spine-Tingling Tales Summary: Thirty

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Halloween Bugs Me Cover Art

Recap #283: Ghosts of Fear Street #25: Halloween Bugs Me! by Barbara Joyce

Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #25 – Halloween Bugs Me! a.k.a. “It’s always ‘Greg, Greg, Greg!’” Author: Barbara Joyce Cover

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Poster for My Demon Lover (1987)

Recap #279: Social Distance Snarking: My Demon Lover (1987)

Title: My Demon Lover (1987) Summary: A homeless street musician becomes a demon when sexually aroused. (THIS IS THE LITERAL SYNOPSIS!

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Flatliners (1990)

Recap #272: Flatliners (1990)

Title: Flatliners (1990) Tagline: Some lines shouldn’t be crossed.  Summary: Third-year medical students decide to play with life and death, “flatlining” themselves

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Recap #270: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Title: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) Summary: A high school senior class trip turns into Murder Party

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cover of Nightmare Hall 17 Last Breath by Diane Hoh

Recap #269: Nightmare Hall #17: Last Breath by Diane Hoh

Title: Nightmare Hall #17: Last Breath by Diane Hoh  Summary: Finding her seemingly perfect life haunted by a series of

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Recap #268: Chopping Mall (1986)

Social Distance Snarking Title: Chopping Mall (1986) Summary: Sexy after-hours party held by employees in a goddamn mall is interrupted

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Say Cheese And Die Cover Artwork by Tim Jacobus

Recap #266: Goosebumps #4: Say Cheese And Die! by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps #4 – Say Cheese And Die!, a.k.a. “Greg Banks Won’t Eat His Cereal” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist:

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The Rich Girl Cover by Bill Schmidt

Recap #261: Fear Street #44: The Rich Girl by R.L. Stine

Title: Fear Street #44 – The Rich Girl, a.k.a. “Capitalism Stinks!” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: Would

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