1. Science

    The Science of Goosebumps Doesn’t Exactly Explain Frisson, But It Makes a Good Argument

    Ever had a sudden chill that made your whole body shake or hair stand on end? You've probably had goosebumps. No, not Goosebumps, the young adult horror novel series, but goosebumps, where your flesh reacts to the cold by literally producing bumps. The science of goosebumps as explained by AsapSCIENCE is surprisingly straightforward, but music chills, or frisson, is a little more difficult.

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  2. Entertainment

    5 Goosebumps Books That Would Make Terrible Movies

    Now that the Goosebumps movie has a new director, speculation is currently ongoing as to what exactly will be drawn from the vast franchise to congeal into a coherent script. Will they get wacky and dredge something up from the Goosebumps 2000 series, or the even wackier Give Yourself Goosebumps series? Even if they stick to the core 62 titles, though, there are still a bunch of those that would make incredibly awful movies. We've winnowed it down to five Goosebumps books that would make particularly poor movies.

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  3. Entertainment

    R. L. Stine Writes Friday the 13th Goosebumps Twitter Story

    To celebrate today, Friday the 13th, unluckiest of days, children's horror writer R. L. Stine has taken to Twitter to write a Goosebumps horror story over the span of a handful of tweets. He wrote the story for fans of The Hub, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the short story yourselves. Head on past the break to check out the story in full, where we've carefully put it all together so you don't have to read a bunch of separate tweets.

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  4. Entertainment

    Tweeter Beware, You’re in For a Scare: R.L. Stine Tweets Horror Story

    R.L. Stine is probably best known for his young adult horror series Goosebumps, which graced the tissue-paper thin pages of Scholastic book order forms for most of the 1990s and early 2000s. What you may not know is that Stine is an avid Twitter user, and last week took the opportunity to tweet out an entire horror story, 140 characters at a time. It's no Welcome to Dead House, but it's a reminder that Stine is a master of brevity in storytelling. It also features a haunted kitchen, so there's that.

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