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Geoff Pevere: Bankers or Boogymen: Which is Scarier?

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on October 21, 2011 by segarini

One of the interesting things about the horror movie is that it’s always been most popular with young audiences. It’s basically a teen genre, and I’ve only really come to understand why as I got older and found myself that much harder to scare. With age comes responsibility, and with responsibility comes a whole new world of terrifying. Instead of shuddering at the thought of ghosts, zombies, serial killers or poltergeists infiltrating your electronics, you sweat at whether you’ll make the bills or remember to lock the door. The real evil takes the form of bank statements and second thoughts.

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