Sunday, April 26, 2009

Things that go bump

As I wrote last fall, my complicated relationship with the horror genre goes back to my childhood, when I was petrified by even the trailers for horror movies, including this little gem from 1989:

The other night, I discovered Kindertrauma, a wonderful site that riffs endlessly on the theme of formative horror-movie upset. Also traumatic for me, by the way: 1988's ghastly Killer Klowns from Outer Space:

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