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‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ can’t outrun your childhood hell

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Driving home after seeing Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, I called my dad. 

I asked about his day. He asked about mine. Then, as I drove through the night with a prickly awareness of my vacant backseat and my high beams lighting the road, we spoke of the stories.

In many ways, the nightmarish chronicles of Alvin Schwartz’s three-part book series feel inscrutably entangled with my dad, who would read them aloud to my sister and me. Tales of vengeful scarecrows, corpses refusing to rest,…

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ can’t outrun your childhood hell

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Driving home after seeing Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, I called my dad. 

I asked about his day. He asked about mine. Then, as I drove through the night with a prickly awareness of my vacant backseat and my high beams lighting the road, we spoke of the stories.

In many ways, the nightmarish chronicles of Alvin Schwartz’s three-part book series feel inscrutably entangled with my dad, who would read them aloud to my sister and me. Tales of vengeful scarecrows, corpses refusing to rest,…

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ can’t outrun your childhood hell

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Driving home after seeing Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, I called my dad. 

I asked about his day. He asked about mine. Then, as I drove through the night with a prickly awareness of my vacant backseat and my high beams lighting the road, we spoke of the stories.

In many ways, the nightmarish chronicles of Alvin Schwartz’s three-part book series feel inscrutably entangled with my dad, who would read them aloud to my sister and me. Tales of vengeful scarecrows, corpses refusing to rest,…

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ can’t outrun your childhood hell

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Driving home after seeing Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, I called my dad. 

I asked about his day. He asked about mine. Then, as I drove through the night with a prickly awareness of my vacant backseat and my high beams lighting the road, we spoke of the stories.

In many ways, the nightmarish chronicles of Alvin Schwartz’s three-part book series feel inscrutably entangled with my dad, who would read them aloud to my sister and me. Tales of vengeful scarecrows, corpses refusing to rest,…

Jimmy Kimmel rinses Trump for misspelling his own name

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Donald Trump isn’t exactly famed for his spelling skills. Remember covfefe

Well, Trump has now managed to misspell his own name in a tweet, which is really quite the achievement. 

“Today he became the first President of the United States ever to misspell his own name,” says Jimmy Kimmel in the clip above. 

In a since-deleted tweet, Trump wrote that Peter Schweizer “stated with certainty that they suppressed negative stories on Hillary Clinton, and boosted negative stories on Donald…

Jimmy Kimmel rinses Trump for misspelling his own name

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Donald Trump isn’t exactly famed for his spelling skills. Remember covfefe

Well, Trump has now managed to misspell his own name in a tweet, which is really quite the achievement. 

“Today he became the first President of the United States ever to misspell his own name,” says Jimmy Kimmel in the clip above. 

In a since-deleted tweet, Trump wrote that Peter Schweizer “stated with certainty that they suppressed negative stories on Hillary Clinton, and boosted negative stories on Donald…

‘Otherhood’ director on women in film and the power of ‘extraordinary, ordinary stories’

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Common wisdom is that if you’re an actress over 30, it’s time to pack it in. 

Not to give up, per se. But the rich leading roles have too often if not entirely been shuffled over to younger actresses, bastions of beauty and promise instead of reminders that time is unrelenting and coming for us all. After a certain age, actresses find a dearth of compelling roles, and that’s if they’re even still getting scripts and auditions.

But as with so many archaic Hollywood norms, that’s changing….

‘Otherhood’ director on women in film and the power of ‘extraordinary, ordinary stories’

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Common wisdom is that if you’re an actress over 30, it’s time to pack it in. 

Not to give up, per se. But the rich leading roles have too often if not entirely been shuffled over to younger actresses, bastions of beauty and promise instead of reminders that time is unrelenting and coming for us all. After a certain age, actresses find a dearth of compelling roles, and that’s if they’re even still getting scripts and auditions.

But as with so many archaic Hollywood norms, that’s changing….

‘Otherhood’ director on women in film and the power of ‘extraordinary, ordinary stories’

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Common wisdom is that if you’re an actress over 30, it’s time to pack it in. 

Not to give up, per se. But the rich leading roles have too often if not entirely been shuffled over to younger actresses, bastions of beauty and promise instead of reminders that time is unrelenting and coming for us all. After a certain age, actresses find a dearth of compelling roles, and that’s if they’re even still getting scripts and auditions.

But as with so many archaic Hollywood norms, that’s changing….

‘Otherhood’ director on women in film and the power of ‘extraordinary, ordinary stories’

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Common wisdom is that if you’re an actress over 30, it’s time to pack it in. 

Not to give up, per se. But the rich leading roles have too often if not entirely been shuffled over to younger actresses, bastions of beauty and promise instead of reminders that time is unrelenting and coming for us all. After a certain age, actresses find a dearth of compelling roles, and that’s if they’re even still getting scripts and auditions.

But as with so many archaic Hollywood norms, that’s changing….