EPISODE 226: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark


Welcome to the another adventure in the multiverse! For this adventure, we’re igniting the campfire for this adventure to discuss the controversial and cult favorite, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. For this adventure we are grabbing the coolest zeebs online, the host of the podcast, Are We Scare Yet? Are We Scare Yet? Is an anthology and recap podcast which chronicles the episodes of the 1990s horror show, Are You Afraid of the Dark? Learn about their origins, why they choose this particular horror show to dive deep into and more. Buck yourselves up, grab your smores and let the discussion on Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark begin.


When it has come to a lot of our content for this year, we’ve been trying to deliver more depth to our conversation. A lot of times that means bringing in the source material with it. Before it was scaring up the big screen, Scary Stories was a trilogy of books released in the late 1980s. The books were retelling of American folktales and urban legends. The books were meant with much controversy but have gone down with much love and respect in the cult classic circles. We’re counting down our top three stories from the books.


Every week, Katie and Becky going through some of the worst episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark? And for most of the children that grew up on that show also grew on these books. Sometimes nostalgia doesn’t always hold up but what happens when that horror is envisioned in a darker, grimmer tale? What happens when you mix in some teenage drama that would make even Pretty Little Liars blush? You would honestly get this movie. To read our full review, click here. Let us know what you thought below in the comments!


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