Course Correction: Sleepy Hollow

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Three years ago, the Fox Network premiered Sleepy Hollow.  There is no way to describe this series without it sounding monumentally stupid.  Someone had the idea to combine the writings of Washington Irving, the Book of Revelation, and the American Revolution into one mess of a series.  British scholar turned American revolutionary patriot Ichabod Crane woke up in modern day Sleepy Hollow, New York, where he teamed up with a local policewoman, Abby Mills, to stop the coming apocalypse.  The Headless Horseman is there, and it turns out he’s the Horseman of Death.  And everything was outlined in George Washington’s personal Bible.

Really, just describing the show makes it sound, at best, dumb.  And, to be fair, it is somewhat dumb.  In the first year, the series was actually rather fun.  Then the second came around, and, well, it got kinda not good.  Now, in season three, the show may or may not be working to fix the narrative problems of season one.  How successful will it be?

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Monsters In Literature Are Spootacularly Scary!

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There is nothing scarier than a terrifying monster appearing in your minds-eye as you read your favorite scary story while you sit alone….in a dark room… with the wind blowing….and a silent house listening to your every breath.

Thanks to Morphsuits, they have researched the scariest of the scary monsters in literature, causing many a sleepless night for all of us here at Gabbing Geek. Beware gentle reader…this list is not for the faint of heart. Mwwwaaaaahahahahaha!

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