Monday, August 22, 2011

The Horror . . . The Horror! (Geektastic 2.0)

I’m frequently asked why I enjoy watching horror movies.  It’s a polarizing genre and it often gets a bad name from critics.  As with any fringe genre, however, horror fans are a dedicated bunch.

My parents (particularly my dad) were strict.  I wasn’t allowed to watch Rated R movies until I was 17 and, being a good kid, I I avoided disappointing my parents, but I was still fascinated by horror movies.  My mom was a horror and true crime fan and when my dad was overseas, she often rented scary movies.  Since I wasn’t allowed to watch them with her, I would beg her to explain the plots to me.

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