Using Horror to Cope with Terror

Celluloid monsters are so much less awful than doomscrolling the news.

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Fans of scary know the immense power of anticipation. Our imaginations are surprisingly inventive things. Teased into expectation of something dreadful, they can conjure up intensely personal bogeymen, titillating our adrenal glands with ideas that resonate highly on our individual fear…

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