trope: pointless foreshadowing for fun and profit

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

Night of the Werewolf Cover by Bill Schmidt

Recap #252: Choose Your Own Nightmare #1: Night of the Werewolf by Edward Packard

Title: Choose Your Own Nightmare #1 – Night of the Werewolf, a.k.a. “The Wacky Witchy Werewolf War” Author: Edward Packard

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Recap #251: Spinetinglers #16: We Wish You A Scary Christmas by M.T. Coffin

Title: Spinetinglers #16 – We Wish You A Scary Christmas, a.k.a. “I’ve Got Santa In My Basement” Author: M.T. Coffin,

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Goosebumps: Chicken Chicken Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #249: Goosebumps #53: Chicken Chicken by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps #53 – Chicken Chicken, a.k.a. “The Clucking” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: It’s a finger

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Tales for the Midnight Hour Original Cover

Recap #247: Tales For The Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part Two

Jude recaps Tales For The Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part Two and somehow spends most of the time bored. Way to fail, Stamper.

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Recap #246: Nightmare Hall 14: The Initiation by Diane Hoh

Wing recaps Nightmare Hall 14: The Initiation by Diane Hoh and wants to punch the protagonist in the mouth. A lot. BECAUSE SHE WON’T STOP LYING TO PEOPLE WTF.

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Graveyard School #28: The Spider Beside Her Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #245: The Last Graveyard School Recap: #28 – The Spider Beside Her by Tom B. Stone

Jude recaps Graveyard School Recap: 28 – The Spider Beside Her by Tom B. Stone, and somehow, despite her terror, Wing enjoys it.

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Goosebumps Series 2000: Headless Halloween Cover Art by Tim Jacobus

Recap #244: Goosebumps Series 2000 #10: Headless Halloween by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #10 – Headless Halloween, a.k.a. “Brandon Did A Bad, Bad Thing” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist:

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All Hallow's Eve Cover

Recap #243: All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams

Jude recaps All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams.

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Fillmore Title Card

Recap #242: Halloween Extravaganza – Fillmore!: Episode #21, “The Unseen Reflection”

Jude recaps Fillmore!: Episode 21, “The Unseen Reflection” and he and Wing go off on a long discussion of fandom and the interactions between fans and creators.

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Creature Teacher Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #240: Graveyard School Final 2 Countdown: #20 – Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone

Jude recaps the penultimate Graveyard School book, Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone and no one is ready to say good-bye to this series.

#resurrectgraveyardschool2019

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Graveyard School #25: Escape from Vampire Park Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #237: Graveyard School Final 3 Countdown: #25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone

Jude recaps Graveyard School 25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone

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Fright Camp Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #235: Goosebumps Series 2000 #8: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine

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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Recap #231: Campfire Stories #1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli

Jude recaps Campfire Stories 1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli. Urban legends by the bucketful, and it’s great.

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Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3

Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone

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Weekend at Poison Lake Cover by Craig White

Recap #225: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine

Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition 8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine. So much poisoned water, so little time.

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Graveyard School #18 - The Dead Sox Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #224: Graveyard School #18: The Dead Sox by Tom B. Stone

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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Recap #219: The Witching Hour #1

Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.

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Graveyard School #16 - Don't Tell Mummy

Recap #218: Graveyard School #16: Don’t Tell Mummy by Tom B. Stone

Jude recaps Graveyard School 16: Don’t Tell Mummy by Tom B. Stone. Don’t get wrapped up in whether or not the details make sense.

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Recap #203: Goosebumps #61: I Live In Your Basement! by R.L. Stine

Jude recaps Goosebumps 61: I Live In Your Basement! by R.L. Stine

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