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The Unreliable Narrators Watch… The Haunting of Hill House!

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chialynn [8:06 PM] The Haunting of Hill House! S1E1, “Steven Sees a Ghost”!

george_galuschak [8:07 PM] HaoHiHo!!

chris [8:07 PM] TV-MA. Oh noes

chialynn [8:07 PM] I have not read the book.

george_galuschak [8:07 PM] wow, quoting from the book!

chris [8:07 PM] I listened to the audiobook not long ago

chialynn [8:07 PM] I saw the dreadful 1999 movie adaptation.

george_galuschak [8:07 PM] I’ve read the book a few times

chris [8:07 PM] it sounds to me like this is not all that faithful, focusing on background chars from the book.

george_galuschak [8:08 PM] this is the Mt. Rushmore of haunted house books

chialynn [8:08 PM] I’m picking it up at the library tomorrow.

chris [8:09 PM] Now I want a mountain monument with heads of Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, maybe Straub or McCammon? (edited)

george_galuschak [8:09 PM] E.A. POE

chris [8:09 PM] Dreams can spill!

george_galuschak [8:10 PM] what the hell is this guy talking about? don’t fill up your kid’s head with garbage, man!

chialynn [8:10 PM] Something terrible is about to happen.

george_galuschak [8:10 PM] bent neck lady sounds like a J-movie

chris [8:10 PM] Some dreams are like Evian, and some are like Flint tap water

chialynn [8:10 PM] Never tell your kid you love her in a horror movie.

The Unreliable Narrators Watch… Jacob’s Ladder!

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Dramatis Personae
Cath, Chia, Chris, George

chris [8:03 PM] Jacob’s Ladder!

cathschaffstump [8:04 PM] Jacob’s Ladder!

chris [8:04 PM]

george_galuschak [8:04 PM] go go go!!!

chialynn [8:04 PM] Jacob’s Ladder!

george_galuschak [8:04 PM] JACOB’S LADDER

chris [8:04 PM] ah, good old Carolco. 90s memories

george_galuschak [8:04 PM] cat sitting in front of TV

chris [8:05 PM] Wes’ son?

chialynn [8:05 PM] Looks a bit like the beginning of Apocalypse Now. I’m sure that’s intentional.

george_galuschak [8:05 PM] ‘Nam?

chialynn [8:05 PM] Danny Aiello!

chris [8:06 PM] and he doesn’t even own a friggin’ pizzeria

cathschaffstump [8:06 PM] Are all past wars in sepia tones?

george_galuschak [8:06 PM] I guess so!

chris [8:07 PM] Marcellus Wallace!

george_galuschak [8:08 PM] hey, it’s RADAR O’REILLY!

chialynn [8:08 PM] It was such a nice day, too.

george_galuschak [8:08 PM] this is giving me a headache

chialynn [8:11 PM] And it was all a dream…

cathschaffstump [8:11 PM] From jungle to post office.

chris [8:11 PM] …or was it?

george_galuschak [8:12 PM] that’s a slovenly subway car

george_galuschak [8:12 PM] gritty!

chialynn [8:12 PM] Even for NYC in the ’70s.

cathschaffstump [8:12 PM] Those glasses are pretty 70s.

cathschaffstump [8:12 PM]
What is he reading?

chris [8:13 PM] Vessel of Ra

cathschaffstump [8:13 PM] novella. Kind of thin.

cathschaffstump [8:13 PM]
No! Don’t get off the car. Sure it was dirty, but it was going somewhere.