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    The Atlantic | Adrienne LaFrance | 10/31/18 | 9 min
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    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      “It is a matter of grave importance that fairy tales should be respected,” Dickens wrote.

      I agree 100%

      Also, I had never heard the expression "comedy equals tragedy plus time," but that's pretty brilliant.

    • SEnkey
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      “I talked once to a child psychologist in L.A., and he told me he had a patient, this girl, who came every week, and all she did was recite Fear Street plots to him,” Stine said. “And he thought this was her way of dealing with all her fears, going through these books. You’re having all of these horrible things happen, but you’re still safe in your room, reading.”

      I loved reading Goosebumps when I was a kid.

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        3 weeks ago

        Me too. The one I remember really well was called Say Cheese and Die about a haunted camera. So epic.