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R.L. Stine’s Best Series That Kids Should Read

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From 1992 to 1997, a series of children’s horror books made it to my school’s library and became a literary interest of mine.  The Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine was the center of my reading interest in my teen years.  An anthology of horror, the books may be goofy as hell to read now, but thinking about it, there were some situations in these books that were terrifying.  This was my first experience, not only to the plot twist, but my first experience to the overused idea that every story must have a plot twist.  I consumed these books like a book worm, they made me ravenous for more stories.  The series was so popular that it branched off to other successful series by Stine, and it even spawned a TV show.

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Megan is Missing – Definitely Not a Lifetime Movie Network film

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There were about 10 different ways I could have started this article, but the most relevant way would be to say that this movie is on Hulu and YouTube for free as I am typing away.  It is not on Netflix Instant or Amazon Prime.  I watched the YouTube version with Portuguese subtitles because it was the only one that worked on my iPad and I love multiculturalism SO MUCH.  Regardless, this movie is easily accessible.

With that being said, I never watched this movie because the poorly delivered title struck me as a Lifetime Original Movie, and not a grown-up, adult oriented horror film.  In fact, the idea this movie was even a horror film was brought to my attention when I was visiting the subreddit /r/scaredshitless one late night, trying to find, well, scary things.  When I saw people reacting to this film, it suddenly became interesting to me.

I will probably be reviewing other films from this subreddit, but Megan is Missing is the first film.  I am letting you know right now, I do not care about spoilers and if adult content and adult language bothers you, you may want to exit stage right.

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