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Goosebumps

Reader Beware: these book are nothing like you remember them. While the book covers are still creepy as ever, the truth is that the books responsible for more than one nightmare or childhood trauma just aren’t all that scary. Confusing? Yep. Illogical? Definitely. Riddled with sexual innuendo, bad parenting and contrivances? Yes, yes and yes. But still, entertaining as all hell. Plus, we’re pretty sure RL Stine is in love with us.

Revisit all the thrills and chills with the Snark ladies.

100th POST PARTY: Bad Decisions & False Choices [VLOG]

by Sweeney August 13, 2012 Goosebumps
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Sweeney: That is a screen cap of our WordPress dashboard before we hit publish on this post, making this the big one hundred. Obviously, it’s time to break out the streamers, chocolate, and wine. Especially the wine. (Lor: Especially the chocolate wine!) (Good call)

In celebration of this momentous occasion, it was necessary for us to do a “classic” Childhood Trauma post. However, rather than just reading and recapping any old Goosebumps book, we each read a “Reader Beware: Choose Your Own Scare” book, and vlogged our experience
Lorraine: Even though I was involved in the brainstorming for this, reading back that explanation of why we decided to do this made me LOL. We seriously thought, “a Goosebumps book isn’t BAD enough. We need something WORSE!”

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Bad Decisions & False Choices: EXTRAS!

by Sweeney August 20, 2012 Childhood Trauma
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Give Yourself Goosebumps #01 “Escape From the Carnival of Horrors” – Adult Choices

by Marines August 13, 2015 Books
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*dusts off the Childhood Trauma section*

Hello friends! I know this is super weird to have a Goosebumps post up on a random Thursday but I’ve been working on this project for a long time and just couldn’t wait to publish it as soon as it was all done.

Sweeney came up with the idea of making an interactive series of videos where viewers could work their way through a Goosebumps choose-your-own-adventure book. We first collected video for this last year, but the project was shelved.

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Goosebumps #001 “Welcome to Dead House” – Or “Yay Death!”

by Marines August 8, 2011 Books
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