trope: pointless foreshadowing for fun and profit

What it says on the tin. Foreshadowing that is pointless.

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Recap #325: Ginger Snaps (2000)

Title:  Ginger Snaps (2000) Summary: Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when

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Door of Death Cover Art by Karen Chandler

Recap #316: Fear Street Sagas #15: Door of Death by Eric Weiner

Title: Fear Street Sagas #15 – Door of Death, a.k.a. “Guess Who’s Coming To Backwards Supper?” Author: Eric Weiner Cover

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Recap #314: Jude’s Hunter’s Moon Hoedown – The Haunting Hour: A Tasty Halloween Treat by R.L. Stine

Title: The Haunting Hour – A Tasty Halloween Treat, a.k.a. “I STILL Wanna Be A Werewolf For Halloween!” Author: R.L.

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Recap #313: Jude’s October Eve Ball ~ Goosebumps Hallowe’en Special by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps Hallowe’en Special Author: R.L. Stine Artist: ??? Summary: Hi, I’m Curly, your ghost of a host! Welcome to

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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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Spinetinglers #25 Cover Art

Recap #302: Spinetinglers #25: The Curse of the Cheerleaders by M.T. Coffin

Title: Spinetinglers #25 – The Curse of the Cheerleaders, a.k.a. “Who the FUCK are you?!” Author: M.T. Coffin, a.k.a. George

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Recap #298: Froid Dans Le Dos #15: Le Homard En Cavale

Title: Froid Dans Le Dos #15 – Le Homard En Cavale, a.k.a. “Bone Chillers #??? – Here Comes Sandy Claws”

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Recap #297: Jude’s Stocking Stuffers – Goosebumps: Something Fishy ~ Illustrated Edition by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps – Something Fishy, a.k.a. “Super Eric 64: Secret Aquarium” Author: R.L. Stine Illustrator: Frederic Rebena Summary: A boy

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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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Rumic Theater One or Double Cover

Recap #284: Rumic Theater: To Grandmother’s House We Go by Rumiko Takahashi

Jude (@judedeluca) recaps Rumic Theater: To Grandmother’s House We Go by Rumiko Takahashi (which doesn’t have nearly enough werewolves with that title).

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Even More Short & Shivery Cover

Recap # 278: Even More Short & Shivery By Robert D. San Souci – Part 4

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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Return to HorrorLand Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #276: Goosebumps Series 2000 #13: Return to Horrorland by R.L. Stine

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 13: Return to Horrorland by R.L. Stine and, as always, people choose to return to a place where they nearly died. WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING.

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LOTDK Annual #6 Cover

Recap #274: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Annual #6 by Alan Grant and Barry Kitson

Title: Batman Legends of the Dark Knight Annual #6 – “Executioner” Plot: Alan Grant and Barry Kitson Script: Alan Grant

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